Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands, and one of the most famous holiday destinations. It is the most southerly Greek Isle, which essentially, caters for every taste. Whilst it is a sun, sea and sand destination with its better known resorts equipped for tourism and nightlife, vast areas of Crete still remain untouched. Among the many reasons to visit Crete, are its lively cities, shopping havens, and historical sites. Not forgetting, the endless sandy beaches, rocky coves and mountain landscapes.
Crete is also home to many architectural and historical jewels. From ancient labyrinthine ruins to the Roman, Venetian and Turkish rule having also left their mark with cobbled alleys, monasteries, old fortresses, mosques and harbours.
You will also find countless things to do and see in Crete. Walks, climbs, drives and rides take you across striking plateaux, dramatic mountains and stunning seascapes; and finally, shopping on Crete is an experience not to be missed. A range of small village shops and markets sell local produce and beautifully crafted leather, copper, bronze, terracotta and wooden items. In the larger towns, you will find the streets are lined with chic boutiques, offering the latest in clothing, shoes and beauty items.
To plan your holiday in Crete, call our Mediterranean specialists today for more information.