Category Archives: Authentic Crete Travel

Explore Authentic Crete’s monasteries, gorges, tradition, culture and local life with Rental Center Crete. Learn about Crete’s heritage and history through the years.

Everything you need to know about Chrissi Island in Crete
Rental Center Crete
October 18, 2018
5 mins 29 secs

Everything You Need To Know about Chrissi Island in a Nutshell

Everything you need to know about Chrissi Island in Crete Chrissi island is famous for its rich natural setting — dominated by the aromas of the lush cedar trees, crystal clear waters and glorious white sandy beaches. Chrissi in fact means the Golden island, its name derives from the golden sand which covers the island’s beaches. Others refer to this land as Gaidouronisi — the island of the donkeys. It is here that the locals from Ierapetra would bring their old donkeys, to spend their last days in pristine surroundings. If you wish to enjoy a day trip to this natural paradise, here is everything you need to know about Chrissi island. Read article

All About Samaria Gorge
Rental Center Crete
October 8, 2018
7 mins 35 secs

Samaria Gorge: What you must know before visiting!

All About Samaria Gorge One of the most breathtaking and longest hiking routes in Europe, the Samaria Gorge tops the list of must see things in Crete. An important natural landmark of Crete, over the years the Samaria Gorge has played a crucial role in both the Cretan and Mediterranean history. Often referred to as the land of gorges, Crete’s natural landscape is dotted by over 400 canyons and is home to the largest number of gorges in Greece — Samaria Gorge being the crown jewel of all. Here’s everything you need to know about Samaria Gorge in Crete. Read article

best luxury hotels in Crete
Rental Center Crete
July 26, 2018
7 mins 55 secs

13 Best Luxury Hotels of Crete

best luxury hotels in Crete Crete’s rugged natural beauty makes it the perfect setting for indulgence and luxury. We have compiled a list of the 13 best luxury hotels of Crete based on the guests’ ratings and reviews. Read article

The Minoan Palaces of Crete
Rental Center Crete
July 20, 2018
3 mins 42 secs

The Minoan Palaces of Crete

The Minoan Palaces of Crete During the Bronze Age (in Europe, that was 3200 – 600 BC), a sophisticated, beautiful culture flourished for a millennium, from about 2600 – 1600. These were the Minoans, named for their mythical King Minos, and known for the legends they left behind- these centering around the Minotaur and the Labyrinth he inhabited. Read article

14 Travel Bloggers recommend what to do in Crete
Rental Center Crete
July 11, 2018
8 mins 25 secs

14 Travel Bloggers Share Their Favourite Experiences on Crete

14 Travel Bloggers recommend what to do in Crete This summer we teamed up with 14 travel bloggers to bring you the top recommendations on what to do in Crete. Read on to discover their favourite experiences on Crete and see which one might fit your personal travel style. Read article

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