The biggest island in Greece and birthplace of the the oldest civilization in Europe
The Minoan civilization
Crete, is a unique corner of the world full of spectacular attractions and proud people. Escape from the touristy areas and focus mainly on the rugged splendor of the Cretan White Mountains. Tour around traditional mountain villages and hike in beautiful gorges and coastal paths along the Libyan sea. Stunning and diverse beaches for all types of travelers will take your breath away. Discover landscapes of amazing diversity. Mountains, split by deep gorges and honeycombed caves rise above the sea. Snow-capped peaks loom behind sandy shorelines, vineyards, and olive groves. Miles of beaches, some fully organized and others isolated and unspoiled, fringe the coast. This is Crete just spectacular! Feel the fascinating atmosphere and sense the mystery of significant historic sites, like the Minoan palace of Knossos, the Venetian fortresses and towns, the old mosques and Byzantine monasteries. Savor the delicious Cretan diet. Foundation of the renowned Mediterranean diet, along with exquisite wines and the famous Cretan spirit “tsikoudia”. Millennia of history and culture, a vivid culinary tradition along with its natural beauty make a visit to Crete an experience you will definitely want to live again. Crete is ideal for: Culture and history lovers, hiking and sea kayaking enthusiasts, wellness seekers, and family holidays travelers.