This excursion is designed to offer the best of the surrounding area for guests wishing to enjoy a short exploration. We will first drive to Plaka to embark a traditional fishing boat and sail to the island of Spinalonga, fortified by the Venetians it is also known as the Leper island,as that is where lepers from Crete and the rest of Greece were quarantined until 1957. We will walk around the islet and explore the restored premises.Sailing back to Plaka we will drive to the town of Agios Nikolaos, for a stroll around its charming center, with lively cafes around the lake and nice little shops. Our next stop will be at the 15th century church of Panagia Kera, to admire its magnificent frescoes and we then will drive to the picturesque village of Kritsa,streched by the slopes of Kastellos mountain, for a walk around its colorful alleys. Early afternoon return at the hotel.