All Around Crete

Make your way through this magical island, home to Minoan sites that predate Ancient Greece, and some of the world's finest beaches.

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  • BeachesBeaches
  • Small TownsSmall Towns
  • CultureCulture
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • Night LifeNight Life

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Heraklion (Crete), Greece

  • 2

    Agios Nikolaos (Cret, Greece

  • 3

    Chania (Crete), Greece

  • 4

    Hora Sfakion (Crete), Greece

  • 5

    Heraklion (Crete), Greece

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Things to do in and around Heraklion (Crete)

  • Iraklion harbor
  • Iraklion Archaeological Museum
  • 20130610-Kreta-067_Heraklion-25th Avgoustou_street
  • Iraklion harbour, The Venetian fortress - Koules
  • A Cretan Odyssey - Where Beautiful Beaches Come Out of the Blue!
  • Malia
  • Old harbour, Rethymno
  • 20130611-Kreta-117-Heraklion_Historical-Museum
  • Knossos Palace
  • Inner harbour of Heraklion (Ηράκλειο)
  • Aza Koules - the Venetian castle in the harbour of Heraklion
  • Chain gang
  • 037 Iznad Sfakije.JPG
   
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Heraklion (Crete)

Greece, Crete region

Beaches2 nightsTue. Jul 28 - Thu. Jul 30

As the capital of Crete, Heraklion was nearly destroyed during WWII, yet it retains its warm atmosphere and welcoming culture.

Heraklion, or Heraclion is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete. It is one of the largest cities in Greece. Around the city can be found several sculptures, statues and busts commemorating significant events and figures of the city's and island's history. Also, many fountains of the Venetian-era are preserved. Travellers can take ferries and boats from Heraklion to destinations including Santorini, Ios Island, Paros, Mykonos, and Rhodes.
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Things to do in and around Agios Nikolaos (Crete)

  • Agios Nikolaos, Crete
  • Agios Nikolaos street
  • Agios Nikolaos, Crete
  • Lake Voulismeni
  • The marvelous beach of Agios Nikolaos
  • Malia
  • Chain gang
  • Old harbour, Rethymno
   
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Agios Nikolaos (Crete)

Greece, Crete region

BeachesSmall towns3 nightsThu. Jul 30 - Sun. Aug 02

A great base for day trips, Agios Nikolaos is located on Crete and offers archaeology, beautiful nature, and peaceful relaxation.

Agios Nikolaos is a coastal town on the Greek island of Crete, lying east of the island's capital Heraklion. The town sits partially upon the ruins of the ancient city of Lato pros Kamara. Agios Nikolaos is best known as a tourist town that serves as a hub to the twenty or so small villages and farms that make up that part of Lassithi. Tourist attractions include the small lagoon Lake Voulismeni, small beaches in the town, the tiny island Agioi Pantes, the archaeological museum, the local flora exhibition “Iris” and numerous fairs. The lagoon features a small park with a trail, traditional fishing boats, ducks, pigeons, an amphitheatre and many cafès.
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Things to do in and around Chania (Crete)

  • Chania
  • Chania
  • West side of chania old town coast
  • Replica Minoan ship
  • Archaeological Museum of Chania, Crete
  • Old harbour, Rethymno
  • 037 Iznad Sfakije.JPG
  • Beautiful beach at Elafonisi with pink sand
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  • Malia
  • White Mountains - Λευκά Όρη
  • Chain gang
   
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Chania (Crete)

Greece, Crete region

CultureHistoric2 nightsSun. Aug 02 - Tue. Aug 04

Located on the coast of Crete, Chania has both Minoan and Venetian roots. Its old and modern-day districts offer diverse exploration.

Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. It lies along the north coast of the island. Chania is the site of the Minoan settlement the Greeks called Kydonia. Some notable archaeological evidence for the existence of this Minoan city below some parts of today's Chania was found by excavations in the district of Kasteli in the Old Town. The city of Chania can be divided in two parts: the old town and the modern city which is the larger one. The old town is situated next to the old harbour and is the matrix around which the whole urban area was developed. Currently, there are several museums, art galleries, theatre and music groups, within the city.
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Things to do in and around Hora Sfakion (Crete)

  • Hóra Sfakíon, Crete - 07/2009
  • architecture
  • On the ferry between Hóra Sfakíon  & Agia Roumeli, Crete - 07/2009
  • J6_1_-_Crete_-_Hora_Sfakion_D002
  • 037 Iznad Sfakije.JPG
  • Old harbour, Rethymno
  • White Mountains - Λευκά Όρη
  • Malia
   
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Hora Sfakion (Crete)

Greece, Crete region

Small townsNatureActive2 nightsTue. Aug 04 - Thu. Aug 06

Hora Sfakion offers a great base for day trips. Despite its small size, its atmosphere might entice you to stay longer than planned.

Hóra Sfakíon is a town on the south coast of Crete, Greece. It is the capital of the remote and mountainous region of Sfakiá, and is a small town of just 278 inhabitants. Hóra Sfakíon has a variety of tourist accommodations: rooms, studios, and apartments and there is a quiet local beach immediately west of the village.
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Things to do in and around Heraklion (Crete)

  • Iraklion harbor
  • Iraklion Archaeological Museum
  • 20130610-Kreta-067_Heraklion-25th Avgoustou_street
  • Iraklion harbour, The Venetian fortress - Koules
  • A Cretan Odyssey - Where Beautiful Beaches Come Out of the Blue!
  • Malia
  • Old harbour, Rethymno
   
5

Heraklion (Crete)

Greece, Crete region

Beaches0 nightsThu. Aug 06

As the capital of Crete, Heraklion was nearly destroyed during WWII, yet it retains its warm atmosphere and welcoming culture.

Heraklion, or Heraclion is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete. It is one of the largest cities in Greece. Around the city can be found several sculptures, statues and busts commemorating significant events and figures of the city's and island's history. Also, many fountains of the Venetian-era are preserved. Travellers can take ferries and boats from Heraklion to destinations including Santorini, Ios Island, Paros, Mykonos, and Rhodes.
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