Heraklion, Chania, Rethimno and Agios Nikolaos. Dated back to 3000 years, the Palace of Knossos in the outskirts of Heraklion will tell the past glory of the Minoans. Visit the Heraklion Archaeological Museum to know the complete past of this island. Moreover, wander through the warren of alleys at the romantic town of Chania to have a glimpse of the 16th-century defense walls, pretty buildings, and fishing harbor. Explore the old town of Rethymnon’s to experience the cultural and historical place on Crete Holidays. It is indeed a great place to explore the fascinating Venetian era buildings and the tall towering minaret of the Ottoman era. Discover the rural villages in the beautiful mountains and immerse amidst splendid attractions of Samaria Gorge and Mount Psiloriti.
Beaches to Bounce on in Crete
A family getaway or a romantic retreat, the bountiful beaches of Crete are perfect for everyone irrespective of age. The long swathes of fine sand with mountainous backdrops make your spirits fly high during Holidays to Crete. Get lost at the beautiful Balos beach at Chania to experience the Caribbean side of Crete. With soft white and pink sands dotted with cedar trees, Elafonissi is a magical beach that should not be missed during your stay in Crete, the pink hue is mesmerizing. Furthermore, Preveli in Rethymno is a great spot to play water sports and swim. Particularly, the Vai Palm Beach at Lassithi surrounded by lush green palms is an attractive site for families. Experience the joy of camping at this natural beauty.
Eating out in Crete
The rich Mediterranean flavors of Crete comes through fresh and healthy ingredients like wild herbs and greens. The special way of Cretan cooking and the use of golden olive oil make Cretan dishes delicious in the world. Go on Cretan food tours to get the complete taste of Cretan cuisine during All Inclusive Cheap Holidays to Crete. Have some Cretan cheeses during your meals and Loukoumades while enjoying ice cream. Try the exotic fried snails in Crete. In fact, they are very sumptuous to have while sipping Cretan wine. Finally, do not forget to try some Cretan salads, Meze, Taramasalatas and alcoholic Rakis before leaving the beautiful island.
Heraklion to buy herbal tisanes that cure all types of aches and pains. Buy some ceramics, jewelry and wooden pots at this old market. Further, you can shop scents, herbs and leather shoes from Odos Skridlof in Chania’s old quarter. Enjoy the wide range of shopping at the Rethymnon street markets and buy few beach toys for your kids from the outlets at Agios Nikolaos on Family Holidays to Crete.
Top Things to do in Crete
Crete offers a plethora of activities and attractions to enthrall during the holidays. Watch the glorious sunsets while enjoying the sundowner at Chania port. Brew your own Rakis at Kanali Tavern for a refreshing holiday experience. Visit the DIY museums to discover the glorious as well as tumultuous past of Crete. Try something different on your vacation at Crete and go on a road trip from colorful Chania to Satia. Listen to the melancholic Cretan music that sings the revolutionary past of the island. Finally, hike through the valleys at beautiful Samaria Gorge during Low Cost Holidays to Crete to discover the hidden villages and splendid sceneries. Capture some picture-perfect snaps at Samaria Gorge, to carry the Cretan memories back home.