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We have a different excursion every day of the week. With our new minibus for a maximum of 8 persons, because we like to keep it more personal and less stressful, we visit small villages, bring you to very special places and visit typical cretan...more
Alexandrias, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 693 637 1451
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Booked a private tour with Elena to visit some of the villages around Plakias. Had a brilliant day. Elena is lovely, very knowledgeable about the area and took us to places we never knew existed! We had lunch at the waterfalls in Lappa Valley and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Edith G, Owner at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018
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Hallo Michelle, es freut mich sehr, dass dir die Tour nach Mountros und der Kräuterfrau so gut gefallen hat. Ganz...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Elena Tours guided us with a new mini bus towards some inland treasures we never would have discovered by ourselves, despite quality guide books. She is an extraordinary woman who has the rare talent for empathy with those who are vulnerable in our world. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AB M
Edith G, Owner at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Bea and Annemie, thousend thanks for this great review!!! You make me very happy! Wish you a nice wintertime and see you next year, Elena

Reviewed 22 August 2017

I did two trips with Elena in a week and both were top notch. First I did the Imbros Gorge trip - the gorge itself is very picturesque and fun to walk and much less physically challenging than Aradenna and less crowded than Samaria. Really...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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ElenaToursPlakias, Inhaber at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi Tom, thank you very much for this very, very good review. I am realy happy, that you enjoyed my tours so much. Hope to see you again here in Plakias, in the meantime I wish you all the best. Elena

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Booked to go on one of their advertised tours but advised it would be dependent on numbers. Was advised to check day before tour, which we did and numbers were still insufficient but 'there is still time for last minute bookings'. My mobile number was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Edith G, Owner at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Sometimes it happens, that we dont get enough persons for a tour and we have to revoke it. When you did the reservation we told you, that the chance is very low, that we get other reservations in such a short time. As I told...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I've been visiting Plakias for more than 20 years. Last year I went on the first of Elena's tours, which have introduced me to parts of Crete that I wouldn''t have known existed. This year I took 3 tours, returned to the mili gorge which...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lola l
Edith G, Owner at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you very much for your great review! I promise, when you are here next year, that I'll try to find some other guests for the trip to Arkadi and make a special tour for you, best regards Elena

Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just back from lovely holiday in Plakias and enjoyed 2 trips with Elena. Both were in a small group of 8. Elena really knows her stuff about Crete and we got to see special parts of the island that you wouldn't otherwise see. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Edith G, Owner at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you very much for your very good review, greetings Elena

Reviewed 29 May 2016

I have been on 3 of these tours and will be looking at more next time I'm in Plakias. There is a lot to choose from, with a variety available for hikers and those like myself who prefer a more gentle walk. The small groups...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Edith G, Owner at Elena Tours Plakias, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Thank you very much for your good reviews and look forward to welcome you again on our tours. In the meantime I wish you all the best. Elena

Reviewed 18 April 2016

I went with Elena on the tour to Vori ethnological museum. Very interesting. Sadly the church at Vori was locked and the taverna we'd hope to go to at Zaros lake was closed but Elena knew an alternative which was very pleasant, shady and with...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

As two UK couples staying near Plakias we signed up with Elena for the Aradena Gorge visit/walk with 2 other couples. She was very nice & very impressive, driving and relaying local & historical information consecutively in fluent English, German and Greek. Everything went smoothly...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The drive over to Chanias is quite long, but the city is worth a visit, with Elena we were able to visit the market, harbour and old town and as we were a small group we felt it was a personal visit, she is very...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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31 May 2018|
Response from Edith G | Property representative |
Hallo, wenn Ihre Frau im Bus auf einem Sitz sitzen kann, legen wir den zuzammengeklappten Rollstuhl in den Kofferraum. Die Tour am Freitag nach Chania und die Tour am Samstag sind geeignet, ev auch die Tour am Donnerstag... More