Sitia Vai – Toplou

 Available every Tuesday in English, French & German/Czech (May-October)
 Duration 8 hours approximately (from first pick up to last drop off)

Starting from Ierapetra we will drive through Makrigialos and will be heading to the Eastern part of the island. Our first stop is in Lithines, a traditional Cretan village where we will visit a small cultural museum (free entrance) and walk around the graphical streets.
After that we will visit Sitia, a beach-side town where you can enjoy your coffee and watch the local street market and buy local products. Our third stop is in Toplou Monastery where you will have the chance to walk around this great monument, take pictures and taste their famous local wine.
Our trip ends in Vai Palm Beach with its magnificent landscape and crystal clear water. You will have enough time to swim and enjoy the sun, take pictures and enjoy your lunch by the beach!

Do not forget: swimsuit, sunglasses, sunscreen and camera.


Day 1
09:00 - Lithines Traditional Village

Our first stop is in the traditional Cretan Village of Lithines.

Day 2
10:00 - Sitia Town

In Sitia you can visit the Kazarma castle, the folklore or the archaeological museum. You will have time for a coffee at the beautiful harbor.

Day 3
12:00 - Toplou Monastery

Our third stop is in Toplou Monastery. Time for unique pictures in this great monument.

Day 4
13:30 - Vai Palm Beach

Enjoy the sea and the sun in this exotic beach. Time also for lunch near the sea!

This trip includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Transfer with our air conditioned buses.
  • Experienced tour guide.
  • Entrance in Lithines cultural museum.

Excluded from price

  • Entrance to Sitia’s Flolkore, Archaeological Museum and Kazarma castle: 3€ per person for each one.
  • Entrance to Toplou monastery: 4€ per person.
  • Lunch is not included!

Terms & Conditions

  All the bookings for each trip must have been sent to South Crete Tours S.A. and confirmed one day before the trip begins by 8 o’clock in the afternoon.
  Our travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the customer.
  All participants must arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers, as the daily schedule is stressed. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, there will be no refunds.

Cancellation Policy

  For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation fees.
  For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 50% cancellation fees.
  No-Show, 100% cancellation fees.