Welcome to Iraklio
The birthplace of El Greco and Nikos Kazantzakis, Iraklio (also called Heraklion) is perhaps Crete’s most underrated destination. Sure, if you arrive with a tranquil Greek holiday in mind, Greece’s bustling fifth-largest city can initially be an assault on the senses. But although it’s not pretty in a conventional way, Iraklio can grow on you if you take the time to wander its backstreets and explore its nuances... Read More
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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.
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.