Crete, the largest and most populous island of modern Greece, is one of the most sought-after destinations in Greece. The Crete vacation packages are one of the favorite travel packages amongst tourists. With a beautiful Bohemian vibe surrounded by the Aegean sea, the Crete island will spoil you for sophistication and fun. Crete has everything to offer to its visitors, from adventure junkies to the historical and mythological bound interests, Crete will leave you with no disappointments. On the North coast of the island lie the century-old harbour towns of Heraklion, Chania, and Rethymnon where tourists are flooding all over with Crete Greece vacation packages. With tranquil and relaxed beaches and coastlines on Crete Santorini Southern coast, it is an ideal location to escape the bustling crowds of tourists on your Crete vacation packages. A first-time visitor to Crete, no worries, we’ve got your back with all the information you need to enjoy the beauty of the scenic island.
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Places to Visit in Crete
Heraklion Archeological Museum
Located in Heraklion Greece, the Heraklion archeological museum is one of the greatest museums in Greece. Home to beautiful Minoan artifacts, this museum brings to life about 5500 years of history. Highlighting the artifacts from the Neolithic to the Minoan period this museum highlights the beauty of Europe's oldest civilization. Add the Heraklion archeological museum to the itinerary of your Crete Greece vacation package, to enjoy the beauty of the ancients.
The Pink Elafonisi beach is a beautiful beach overlooking the Libyan sea. No better word can describe Elafonisi Beach than ‘Heaven on Earth’. Situated at a distance of 1.5 drive from Chania, the Elafonisi Beach is a favourite amongst tourists. With about hundreds of beach umbrellas along the coastline and little tavernas for Greek delicacy, the Elafonisi Beach should be a place you ought to visit on your Crete Greece tour package vacation.
Hiking at Samaria Gorge
The Samaria Gorge is a UNESCO Biodiversity reserve located in the white hills of Crete. Located in Southwest Crete, the Samaria Gorge covers an area of 5,100 hectares. This famous gorge is the longest gorge in Greece and runs through the whole of Europe starting from Andalusia and ending in Cyprus. With a free entry to hike around the Gorge, many tourists prefer to add it to the schedule of their Crete tour packages. Start your hike trip early in the day and explore the beautiful flora and fauna in the Biodiversity reserve.
The Psychro cave is a sacred cave located in Eastern Crete, is the legendary birthplace of Zeus. A small hike leads you to the cave on the Lassithi plateau. The large chamber in the cave contains a high density of stalagmites and stalactites posing an amazing view. Filled with rich historical and mythological significance, the Psychro Cave is a must-visit during your stay in Crete.
Palace of Knossos
Just south of the modern Heraklion city the Palace of Knossos is a beautiful tan palace near the North coast of Greece. Built in the Minoans civilization, the 150,000 square feet palace is a sight to see in Crete. With dozens of tour guides eager to show you around, you can get to learn the history of mysteries and destructions surrounding the cave.
Best time to visit Crete
The best time to visit Crete is suggested to be during the period of mid-May to June or during September to October. If you’re planning to swim in the warm waters of Crete and spot the beautiful wildflowers of Greece, May to June should be your ideal period of visit. With loads of tourists bustling around doing fun-filled activities, you’ll be surely carried away with the pulsating tourist’s energy.
For a peaceful and tranquil vacation in Crete, plan the months of September and October for your visit. With a lesser crowd and the cost on the affordable side, you can get your hands on cheap holiday packages to Crete.
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At Pickyourtrail, we offer several packages for you to enjoy your vacation on the Greek island of Crete. From Crete Greece honeymoon packages, to enjoy a romantic getaway with your partner to Athens Santorini Crete vacation packages to enjoy the beauty of Greece and its islands, Pickyourtrail offers you a variety of tour packages. With complete customization options available, Pickyourtrail is proudly known to craft itineraries to the complete likes of its customers. What are you waiting for!! Give us a call and book your Crete vacation packages all-inclusive.
Frequently Asked Questions about Crete Travel
Where to stay in Crete?
The best place to stay in Crete is Chania town or the Western Crete area. Filled with beautiful beach resorts and hotels, Chania is a wonderful place to stay in Crete.
What to visit in Crete?
Filled with many beautiful beaches, Crete is also home to the wonderful Knossos palace, the Psychro cave, and the Samaira Gorge gardens.
How to travel from Crete to Santorini?
With numerous ferry rides from the Heraklion ports to Santorini, tourists prefer ferry rides over air travel. However, if you’re looking at a shorter period, an airplane journey would be most preferable.
What is Crete famous for?
Crete is famous for its world-class beaches and the beautiful archeological sites scattered through the island.