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Photo tour:
Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion, Lasithi

 Crete is the largest Greek island (8300 km2), with a rich history and cultural heritage. It was the center of the Minoan culture, Europe's first civilization (2700-1420 BC). The terrain of Crete are spectacular with 3 main mountains, plateaus, canyons, rivers and caves.

Crete is divided into 4 prefectures. Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Lasithi. The island offers beautiful beaches, with 97 of those awarded the blue flag. The multitude of archaeological monuments, museums, monasteries, and high environmental value natural destinations.

In Crete you can enjoy marine sports such as theme parks, water skiing, windsurfing, pedal boats and sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, golf, hiking trails, etc.

Average temperatures in Crete range from 11 degrees Celsius (52F) in January to 26 degrees (79F) during July and August. Tourism in Crete mainly lasts from May to October with peak months July and August.

In Crete you can arrive by plane at the airports of Heraklion and Chania. Also by ferry from Piraeus.   


 

Lodges - Crete (81 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Atrion Hotel

Just a short walk from the Venetian port, Atrion offers elegant accommodation with free Internet access, in the centre of Heraklion city. It has a restaurant, while it is a few metres away from Heraklion’s busy promenade.Rooms and suites at Atrion Hotel...
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Marin Dream Hotel

Just a stroll away from Heraklion port, Marin Dream Hotel offers a rooftop restaurant with panoramic views of the Venetian Fortress. Its rooms have a balcony and free Internet access.Marin Dream offers stylishly furnished rooms with wooden floors. Each...
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Vilelmine

Vilelmine is situated right at the heart of Chania’s Old Town. It offers luxurious rooms, all with satellite TV, free internet access and view over the Metropolitan Church and the scenic Betolo Street.Each sunlit room at the Vilelmine is tastefully...
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Halepa Hotel

Conveniently located just minutes from the centre of Chania, this relaxing haven is nestled in the Halepa district.The fully refurbished hotel blends the charm and personality of yesterday with the amenities and technology of today, making it an ideal...
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Doge Traditional Hotel

The15th-century, Venetian-style Doge Hotel is in Chania’s centre 50 metres from the Venetian Harbour. It features free Wi-Fi, a rich breakfast and self-catered rooms with romantic décor.Air-conditioned rooms feature traditional wrought iron or dark...
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Kriti Hotel

The Hotel Kriti is centrally located in Chania, at the meeting point of the famous old Venetian harbour and the commercial centre of the city. The hotel has 98 comfortable and elegant rooms with all the necessary facilities for a pleasant stay. You can...
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Ionas Hotel

Ionas Hotel is a carefully restored historical home, located in the heart of the Old Town of Chania. Ionas is a perfect base for guests wishing to explore authentic Chania.The Venetian and Ottoman elements of this charming building have been restored...
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Porto Veneziano

Porto Veneziano Hotel enjoys a privileged location on the waterfront of Chania's Venetian harbour. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout and features lovely views.Just 300 metres from the centre of Chania, Porto Veneziano is an ideal base for your stay...
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Minoa Hotel

Minoa Hotel is in the centre of Chania Town, next to the Municipal Market and overlooking the Municipal Gardens. The hotel lies within a 5-minute walk from Chania Old Town.This hotel surrounds the renovated central building, an Art Deco mansion built...
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Arkadi Hotel

This central Chania hotel is just 200 metres from the Old Town walls and the Venetian harbour. It offers Cretan hospitality, air-conditioned and soundproof rooms and a limited capacity underground parking.The Hotel Arkadi’s en suite guest rooms are...
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