Tailor made Cycling tour of Crete

BESPOKE cycling tour of north Crete that includes everything you must see and explore on the southernmost European island.


All Year round

A fascinating bike trip to admire the Cretan culture, nature, and Minoan Archaeology. It combines the magnificent landscapes of the Dikti and Psiloritis mountains, the Mesara plain, and the picturesque coastal and mountain villages. You will visit the most important archaeological sites in Crete such as the Palaces of the Minoan civilization Knossos and Malia.

See also Spinalonga the famous Lepra island and Elounda the Cretan Riviera. You will visit some of the most famous Cretan villages: Kritsa, Kroustas, Plaka, Tzermiadon, Mochos, Archanes, and many more... Visit the most famous destinations like Hersonissos,  Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos and cycle on quiet backroads.
Join us and explore the best of Crete with a bike tour that includes everything you must see.


Ride an e-bike and turn all hills into flat


Get a road bike. Conquer the mountains and cycle further.

A note about the weather:

In March, the day temperature is cool for comfortable cycling and in April you can expect temperate evenings. From May, the average sea temperature is 19 celsius, and pleasant for longer baths. In summer months the temperatures are higher but with the option of an e-bike, the rides are comfortable even for the hardest climbs. From September comfortable temperatures are dominant again. Also, October and November are still good travel months, with a small chance of rain and an average sea temperature of 21-22 Celcius.

Surface and terrain

The tour is designed as an easy/intermediate self-guided riding experience, covering 40-70km every day, taking advantage of a fantastic network of quiet tarmac roads and the most important places of interest between the Heraklion and Lasithi regions. We avoid the highways. At each stage, there are short and long slopes to master. It can be adapted to suit your individual needs. 


A fascinating bike trip for the admirers of Minoan Archaeology and cultural experiences



Pure Cycling, Pure Crete


Price from 290€/per person

Please Note the Following

• Price above is based on a 3-day self-guided tour.  Two one-way trips and one round trip. Start and finish Cyclingcreta bike center at Hersonisos.
• We can offer you options of 3-4-5-6-7 days of cycling.
• The daily stages will be bespoke according to the needs and the capabilities of the riders in your group.
• This tour is only on tarmac paved roads for road bikes or e-bikes.
• Price above is based on a group of 6 persons or more
• The bike tours are self-guided, at your own pace, without a tour guide, but with detailed bicycle maps, and high-quality GPS for navigation and directions. We reserve the right to make changes to the program if necessary due to weather or other circumstances.
We will propose the hotels that you can stay during your trip or you can choose the hotel that you prefer. Each tour will start and finish just outside the hotels. (In case you stay in the hotels of your choice the hotels must allow you to lock the bikes in a safe place and allow charging of the batteries (for the option of e-bikes). The hotel must have parking next to the hotel in order to transfer your luggage.
• At places where you stay only for one night it is difficult to book a room, some changes may occur. In this case, you will be told about that.
• To secure your place a deposit is required.

For more details and to discuss options contact us at info@cyclingcreta.gr

Examples of Cycling Trips

1Example for 3 days E-bike tour

•1st Day. Hersonissos - Elounda - Agios Nikolaos •2nd Day. Agios Nikolaos - Kritsa- Ancient Lato- Agios Nikolaos •3rd Day.  Agios Nikolaos -Lasithi Plateau - Hersonisos
2Example for 6 days E-bike tour

•1st Day. Hersonissos - Ancient malia Palace - Elounda - Agios Nikolaos •2nd Day. Agios Nikolaos - Kritsa- Ancient Lato city - Agios Nikolaos •3rd Day. Agios Nikolaos -Lasithi Plateau - Hersonisos •4th Day. Hersonissos→ Kastelli→ Winneries→ Archanes→ Knossos→ Heralklion •5th Day. Loop to Anogia Mountain Village (Psiloritis mountains) •6th Day. Krousonas→ Asites→ Agios Mironas
3Example 6 days ROAD cycling

•1st Day. Hersonissos - Elounda - Agios Nikolaos •2nd Day. Agios Nikolaos - Kritsa- Ancient Lato- Agios Nikolaos •3rd Day.  Agios Nikolaos -Lasithi Plateau - Hersonisos

Customize your cycling tour of Crete.


Choose the type of Bike you want to ride and request a tailor-made multi day bike tour of Crete created especially for you and your friends