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A Guide to Crete

Ag Nikolaos, Crete

Crete is the largest and the most important of the Greek Islands. Almost a country in itself, to really get to know Crete you need at least a week, make that a month, or a lifetime. A long and rich history and countless ancient and medieval sites, fantastic beaches, high mountains, rich agricultural valleys and some of the best food in Greece make Crete a stand alone island with as much to see as all the other islands combined. First read my Introduction to Crete and then you can read A Quick Tour of Crete which is an updated version of my original Crete pages. I suggest going to Chania and focusing on those pages because that is my favorite part of Crete. There are hundreds of pages of information, photos, restaurant reviews and explorations of the island. If you need assistance with your itinerary try my Create-an-itinerary page.

Chania, Crete
Intro to Crete Pages

A Quick Tour of Crete

Chania, Crete
A Guide to Chania

Elounda Mare Hoel, Crete
Hotels in Crete

Vai Crete
Best Beaches

taxi tours in crete
Lefteris the Taxi Driver

Heraklion Harbor, Crete
Heraklion Guide

Rethymnon Harbor
Rethymno Guide

Agios Nikolaos, Crete
Agios Nikolaos

Sailing in Crete
Sailing in Crete

Cretan luxury hotel
Cretan High Living

Samaria Gorge, Crete
Samaria Gorge

Getting to & from Crete

Hora Sfakion Crete
Fantasy's Crete Program

Cretan Villa
Villas and Houses

Knossos, Crete

Luxury Hotel, Crete

Elounda, Crete

Olive oil and wine tour
Olive Oil & Wine Tour

Elounda, Crete
Fantasy's Eastern Crete Tour

Samaria Gorge Hike
Fantasy's Samaria Gorge Hike

Kato Zakro, Crete
Eastern Crete

Knossos Crete
Fantasy Knossos Tour

Dakos Cretan Salad
Cretan Food

Santorini Day Tour
Santorini Day Tour

Heraklion Walking Food Tour
Heraklion Food Tour

Heraklion Fishing boats

Heraklion Cruise
Sailing in Heraklion,

Wine Raki Food Tour
Wine Raki & Food Tour

Samaria Gorge
Samaria Gorge Trip

Gramvousa, Balos Cruise
Gramvousa & Balos Cruise

Knossos Guided Tour
Knossos Guided Tour

Prevali Beach Day Tour
Prevali Beach Day Trip

Prevali Beach, Crete

Chania, Crete

Marmara Beach, Crete
Santorini-Crete Program

Tripping in Crete: The Youthful Adventures of Matt Barrett

If you are looking for something more high end I recommend Fantasy Travel's Cretan High Living Program.

For more itineraries including Crete visit Fantasy Travel's Island Hopping Page. You can also create your own itinerary combining Crete with other islands by using Matt's Create and Itinerary form. If you have any questions about Crete you can contact Matt with this form.

For more hotels, apartments, villas, homes and air BnB style accommodations use the Crete Hotel Search and Matt's Hotels of Greece Crete Page.

Ferryhopper logoUse Ferryhopper to find all direct and indirect ferry routes for the islands of Greece, Spain, Italy & Turkey, compare ferry companies & prices, and book cheap ferry tickets with no hidden fees in one go!

Car Rentals
Elias Manoua is the owner of Swift Rent-a-Car in Athens and works with car rental companies all over Greece and can assist you in finding the car you want at a reasonable price. Great prices and good cars.

Helicopter Transfers to KeaTravel to the Islands by Helicopter!
Avoid the hassle of a ferry trip and save time with a private one-way helicopter trip from the Greek Islands to Athens or from Athens to the islands. Choose a time that suits your schedule, sit back, and relax, enjoying the spectacular view which is worth the price of the trip. Our private helicopter can seat up to four travelers and is available for one-way helicopter transfers and day trips between all major Greek destinations and islands. We also do private helicopter tours. Click Here for More Information

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