Crete is the largest Greek island of Greece, located in the southern side of the Aegean Sea. One of the most popular destinations of the country, holidays in Crete is the dream of a lifetime for millions of tourists. However, despite the tourist development in some places, Crete Greece also keeps intact its unique character.

Its long history has left evident marks on the greek island: Minoan palaces, Venetian towns, Medieval Castles, Ottoman mosques and Byzantine monasteries constitute the most important sightseeing. And of course the most distinctive characteristic is the beaches. This Crete island travel guide will give you all the necessary information to organize your holiday in Greece.

Chania, Crete Island, Greece


Chania town in Crete Island: From the old town, to exotic Balos beach and the famous Samaria Gorge, Chania will treat you to raki and...
Heraklion Port, Crete


Heraklion town in Crete: A buzzing seaside city bridging the gap between yesterday and today, the capital of Crete has a plethora of holiday experiences...
Rethymno city on the Crete island, Greece


Rethymno town in Crete: The town is a rare combination of history and modern-day luxury, with its Venetian-era Fortezza and old town, tropical beaches and...
Sitia Town, Crete, Greece


Sitia village in Crete: Inspiration for poets, the largest palm forest in Europe, 'loot' for pirates and a spectacular holiday destination in its own right.
Sfakia in Crete, Greece

Sfakia – Loutro

Sfakia and Loutro villages in Crete: Rugged terrain, vast canyons, magnificent beaches, legends and castles in an ideal Cretan setting. In the...
Matala in Phaistos, Crete, Greece

Phaistos – Matala

Phaistos and Matala in Crete: Bronze Age palaces, iconic beaches and stunning vistas: the playground of ancient Minoans and modern hippies in Crete.
Hersonissos, Crete, Greece

Malia – Hersonissos

Malia and Hersonissos in Crete: Just a few kilometres east of Heraklion, you will find Hersonissos. Hersonissos was once the seaport of ancient Lyktos and...
Ierapetra View, Crete, Greece


Ierapetra, Crete: Meaning Sacred Stone, Ierapetra is sun-drenched, cheerful and welcoming. Infinite beaches with golden sand, caressed by the warm Libyan winds....
Agios Nikolaos, Crete

Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos: Extraordinary natural beauty, celebrity guests and elegant hotels make for a luxury holiday of a lifetime in Crete island. If...
Agia Galini, Crete Island

Agia Galini – Plakias

Many of Crete’s most popular tourist attractions are in the south, on the edge of the Aegean. Between Rethymno and Heraklion, Agia Galini’s beach is...
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