Crete, the largest Greek Island offers true feast for pleasure seekers. Its wild beaches, centuries old history, fascinating culture and most delectable food. This floating island in the magnificent Mediterranean Sea offers plenty of things to see and indulge in a range of activities. A perfect planning with Cheap Holidays to Crete introduces you to the stunning beauty of this vibrant island.
Crete Island features the true spirit of Greece. Its mystical nature, warm climate and attractions draw the attention of pleasure seekers. There are plenty of interesting places that comprise Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos, Chania, Elounda, Rethymno, Malia, Hersonissos and Skafia are worth exploring. This majestic island’s history, world class cuisine and attractions are worth exploring on a holiday.
Attractive Beaches of Crete Island
The endless natural beauty of Chania has been a crowd puller for many years. Its Falarsana beach is the popular beach in the entire Mediterranean Ocean. The most exotic Elafonissos is considered as the hidden gem in the sea. The beach has also earned Blue Flag status for its Eco friendly initiatives, safety standards and facilities. Petres and Episkopi are favorites of the young travelers. Whereas Plakia, Preveli, Triopetra, Agios Pavlos and Ligres are the most fascinating beaches of Crete Island.
Fascinating History and Culture
The Island features historical sites that date back to Minoan times. The most prominent attractions of the island comprise Minoan palaces of Knossos, Phaistos, Malia and Kato Zakros. The famous monasteries of Preveli, Southern Rethymno, Heraklion, Arkadi and Toplous take you to the stunning world of medieval times. The castles of the Venetians and Byzantines on the island are impressive. They take you back to different ages. The castle of Heraklion, southern Chania, the Kazarma castle in Sitia, Cretaquarium and historical museums are worth exploring on a Cheap Holidays to Crete trip.
Cretans are hospitable and very friendly. The families are welcome, they take pride in serving delicious local favorites. The ambiance quite similar to some other countryside in Europe. Old age people share some interesting tales of rich people and war mongering feudal landlords. The hospitality will keeps you intact with the destinations, even after leaving the island.
Things to do on Crete Island
Crete Island is the pleasure seekers paradise. The island harbors a range of activities that comprise Canyon hiking and Canyoning. It is also popular for being the top trekking destination in the Mediterranean region. Do not give a miss to Samaria Gorge and water sports in the crystal clear waters in the Southern side of Crete Island.
Popular Places to Visit on Crete Island
Chania, the oldest town of the island is the beauty with the impact of Venetian style of architecture, the suburb of Halepa, Neoria, the Tabakaria are worth exploring on a Cheap Holidays to Crete trip.
Rethymno, – Discover the true spirit of Greece in this town. Explore Venetian buildings, cobblestone alleys, minarets, fountains and mosques. You can also spot Minoan places of worship here at Ideatros.
Heraklion – A must visit sight on your Cheap Holidays to Heraklion trip. Its museums, old city, prominent buildings Agios Titos and Armeria are great places of interest worth exploring.
The other significant places worth exploring on a holiday comprise Ierapetra, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia, Elounda, Lassithi and Mounta Ida.
Delectable Food in Crete Island
Crete Island boasts the Mediterranean cuisine. It is well known for its nutritional values and health benefits. There are plenty of traditional and local restaurants to serve you local favorites and international cuisines. The popular dishes worth trying comprise Dakos, Cretan Cheeses, Sarikopitakia, Kalitsounia, Loukoumades, Fried Snails, Cretan Salad, Gamopilafo and Lamb Stamnankáthi.
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