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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

A Guide to Chania

Hotels in Crete

Heraklion Harbor, Crete
Heraklion Guide

Rethymno, Crete
Rethymno Guide

taxi tours in crete
Lefteris the Taxi Driver

Agios Nikolaos, Crete
Agios Nikolaos

Sailing in Crete
Sailing in Crete

Cretan luxury hotel
Cretan High Living

Samaria Gorge, Crete
Samaria Gorge

Knossos, Crete

Getting to & from Crete

Beach in Crete
Fantasy's Crete Program

Villa, Crete
Villas and Houses

Crete hotels

Crete, Spinlonga
Eastern Crete

Knossos Crete
Fantasy Knossos Tour

Cretan food
Cretan Food

Elounda, Crete

Balos beach crete

Matala, Crete

Crete, Aptera
Santorini-Crete Program

Chania, Crete

Matt's Greek Island Guide

Athens Survival Guide

Travel Agencies and Tours

Hotels in Greece

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.

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