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.
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
In case you needed another reason to put Crete on your travel bucket list — its remarkable history, heartwarming hospitality and some of the best beaches in Europe already make it one of the top Greek islands to visit — these 5 tours only add to the temptation of booking your flights. Continue reading →