Crete, Greece

Learn a little something about this key location

Why travel to Crete this summer?

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek Isles, surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Known as being the birthplace of Zeus, its a landmark for those who are interested in Greek Mythology.

Crete has a unique landscape, surrounded by sandy beaches and turquois waters while mountains cover the inland areas. Travel through the dynamic island and find a multitude of stunning gorges, one of which is Samaria Gorge, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Along with the stunning scenery, Crete is home to important archaeological sites and ruins of the Minoan civilization, including the Palace of Knossos. From centuries-old harbor towns, seaside villages, and the cities of Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion, and Agios Nikoloa all offering a charming appeal.

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