Why I love Crete

It’s said in Greece that Crete could be its own country. Not only is that absolutely true, but the more I travel its seashores and explore its mountain villages, and see how proud and true Cretans are to their ways of life, the more I see why it stands apart, a rich, intriguing land. Crete offers the chance to luxuriate on pink-sand beaches, then zip inland to mountain-rimmed gorges and quiet villages where locals... Read More

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$74.21 Small group tours

Full Day Tour to Samaria Gorge

Enjoy this excursion to the prized national forest of Crete, the Samaria Gorge - the longest and most beautiful gorge in Europe.Walk through the gorge, approximately 11 miles (18 kilometers) which begins at the plateau of Omalos.Cross through the White Mountains and finish at the tiny village of Aghia Roumeli on the Libyan Sea. The route is enriched with flowers, herbs and trees, little fountains, abandoned settlements and wild goats known as Kri-Kri, as well as birds of prey.From the secluded village of Aghia Roumeli, take the boat to the village of Chora Sfakion to meet the coach for return trip to Heraklion.

$173.43 Food & drink

Summer Events Party-Package in Malia

Get Malia's biggest events in one epic summer of 2016 package and save a fortune. This amazing package including the hottest events Malia has to offer. Expect huge international DJs, the Malia Booze Cruise, paint parties and much more. Includes everything you need for the ultimate Malia holiday.

$669.99 Sightseeing tours

3-Day Independent Island Hopping from Crete Including Santorini and Mykonos

Island hopping is practically a national pastime for Greeks and the people who love their land and culture. And with this 3-day trip, you too can fashionably hop from island to island – from Crete to Santorini to Mykonos – getting the best of the best at each spot. The stress of buying high speed catamaran tickets and booking taxis from hotel to ferry is taken care of. You only need to think about the good time you're going to have. During the ample amounts of free time, explore each island, eat at local tavernas and sleep in comfortable three- or four-star hotels on each island, depending on option selected.

$841.27 Sightseeing tours

5-Day Independent Island Hopping from Crete Including Santorini and Mykonos

This 5-day island-traversing tour takes away the stress of booking high speed catamaran tickets and hotels and figuring out how to get to the ferry docks from your hotel. Your only decisions will be the good ones: where to eat, which amazing beach to watch the sunset on. Over 5 days, visit Santorini and Mykonos from Crete, staying in 3- or 4-star hotels (depending on option selected). There’s ample time on each island to explore, and to tailor your experience as you like.

$292.06 Sightseeing tours

2-Day Santorini Trip from Crete

Explore one Greece’s most popular islands on this 2-day trip from Crete. You’ll have a balance of free time and guided portions on this exciting trip that leads you to the best spots on the island. Enjoy a catamaran ride from Crete to Santorini and spend the rest of your first day getting acquainted with some of the main draws — the towns Oia, Kamari and Fira. Enjoy the evening on your own. The next day you’ll have time to explore where you like, and then it’s off to a volcano and hot springs, before returning to Crete in the evening.