Are you dreaming of traveling to Crete? Discover this beautiful island of over 3 square miles, nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea.
Find ideas for your visit and tips for organizing your trip to this paradise with a pleasant climate, gentle way of life, and breathtaking nature and beaches.
Choosing to travel to Crete means picking a destination with very pleasant weather between May and October, and mild weather for the rest of the year. Crete has superb landscapes, with mountainous massifs culminating at 8,058 feet, magnificent beaches, and the crystalline waters of the lake of Kournas.
This island has something to satisfy beach lovers, hikers, and nature photographers alike! Crete is also famous for its 35 million olive trees.
From abroad, many visitors arrive in the capital of Heraklion or in Chania. While visiting Crete, you can explore other major cities of the island, such as Rethymnon, Agios Nikolaos or Ierapetra.
You can also discover the important archaeological sites of the island and mythical places, such as the cave of Psychro, birthplace of Zeus in mythology.
During your stay, enjoy the healthy local gastronomy, rich in fruits, vegetables, and fish!