Travel to Crete island, the biggest island of Greece and the best holiday destination for all year around. Trust us, upon arriving to the island, you will fall in love with the exotic setting and welcoming atmosphere of locals. Additionally, there is an endless choice of places to visit, things to do, food to try and the list goes on. Are you ready to create the most unforgettable holiday memories during your time in Crete?
Why you should travel to Crete
If you are drawn to the Greek islands, then you should definitely visit Crete. From Chania and Rethymno, to Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos, so many fascinating places that need a lifetime to uncover! The island has four separate counties and each of them has much to offer to every traveler. Hence, the main areas include: Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos. Each of these regions stand out for their uniqueness and beauty.
Located in the west side of the island, Chania is a fantastic place that offers numerous opportunities for adventurous holidays. The old Venetian city is a place lost in time, a place for hopeless romantics who can’t help but admire the remnants of the past. Probably anyone by now has heard at least once the popular beaches of Elafonisi, Balos and Falassarna. Nothing rivals their natural beauty and mesmerizing blue waters! On the other hand, Samaria Gorge, the longest hiking trail in Europe is yet another major tourist attraction Cretans take pride in.
Rethymno combines the conveniences of a modern city with the beauty of an old town. This city is bike-friendly! It has officially received the “Bike Friendly” seal by NatTour and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Rethymno’s old town has maze-like alleys with charming Venetian buildings, lovely tavernas and restaurants that specialize in Cretan cuisine. Discover the palm trees at Preveli Beach, jump down the secret pirate fjord at Kalypso and live the dream!
Heraklion is the largest city of Crete and one of Greece’s major urban centers. The city flourished under a multicultural influence throughout the centuries. Moreover, the city’s landmark is the 16th c. Koules Fortress, which along with the fortification walls, are among the most significant and imposing sights.
The perfect place for serene and relaxing holidays. It is the smallest among the rest of the areas but still ever so lovely. Agios Nikolaos is also known for its seductive beaches and the history of Spinaloga Island. A boat trip to the leper colony will make you realize the diversity of Greece’s history.
Spend your holidays in Crete and live the dream!
Are you ready to embark on a lifetime trip and travel to Crete? Then, it’s time to discover the authentic Cretan and uncover its treasures.