Crete overview

Snow capped mountains, stunning gorges, delightful beaches, aromatic valleys, bustling night-life and, of course, birthplace of Minoan Civilization. Crete offers a bewildering variety of choices. Direct flights bring in visitors from all over the world but the island is large enough to cope and offers many quiet, unspoilt hideaways. Indeed Crete feels more like a distinct land than an island; something for absolutely everybody.

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4 Crete Port Reviews


by lettiepak

Took a taxi from port to a beach nearby, 18 euro but you can catch a bus in to town then the number 21 for a couple of euros, pleasant beach, lots of locals and a small bar on side for drinks and snacks

Visited: Aug 17, 2019

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by kulopark

We did the long tour to the Knossos Palace. It was well worth it. Drive there and back was not bad. After the palace we had a dinner show which we really were not expecting and it was great.

Visited: Jul 06, 2019

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by ckimmons

The description of the walk at the botanical gardens was insufficient and should have explained walking on dirt gravel and rocks. It did say wear comfortable shoes it did not give the right info of why. We had to turn back because shoes were comfortable but not for going up and down gravel dirt paths without risking a fall

Visited: Aug 10, 2019

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