Crete Hotels, Villas & Resorts

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Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands and the location of significant ancient history, which provides popular modern day tourist destinations. They include the Minoan sites of Knossos and Phaistos, the classical site of Gortys, the Venetian old city and port of Chania, the Venetian castle at Rethymno, and the Samaria Gorge.

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• Chania Town

Chania Hotels, Crete, Greek Islands

Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania Prefecture. It lies along the North coast of the island, about 70 km west of Rethymno and 145 km west of Heraklion. Though Chania is a modern city the interior is a labyrynth of old Venetian houses that you can wander and enjoy …

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• Heraklion Town

Heraklion Hotels, Crete, Greek Islands

Heraklion, Heraklio, or Iraklion is a big, busy, noisy city. Most travellers don't spend long here, but its the point of entry to the island for most, and a good base for some of the must-sees like Knossos and the Archaeological Museum of Crete. From Heraklion, visit Phaestos, Agia Triada, Gortyn and Malia …

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• Regions of magical Crete

» Chania Region

Chania Hotels, Crete, Greek Islands

Chania is one of the four regional units of Crete; it covers the westernmost quarter of the island and it's capital is the charming city of Chania. Chania borders only one other regional unit: that of Rethymno to the east. The western part of Crete is bounded to the north by the Cretan Sea, and to the west and south by the Mediterranean Sea …

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» Heraklion Region

Heraklion Hotels, Crete, Greek Islands

Heraklion is one of the four regions of Crete, located in the center of the island. The capital is the city of Heraklion. The region contains a number of significant Minoan and Neolithic settlements, most notably the ancient palace complexes of Knossos and Phaistos, and Gortys and Tylissos. Mountains dominate the south coast …

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» Lasithi Region

Lasithi Hotels, Crete, Greek Islands

Lasithi is the easternmost regional unit on the island of Crete, to the east of Heraklion. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos, the other major towns being Ierapetra, Sitia and Neapoli. The Sea of Crete lies to the north and the Libyan Sea to the south. To the east of the village of Elounda lies the island of Spinalonga, formerly a Venetian fortress and a leper colony …

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» Rethymno Region

Rethymno Hotels, Crete, Greek Islands

Rethymno is one of the four regional units of Crete. Its capital is the city of Rethymno. Today its main income is tourism. The countryside is also based economically on agriculture and herding. The Rethymno prefecture was created while Crete was still an autonomous state, and was preserved after the island joined Greece in 1913 …

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Lasithi Prefecture Hotels, Crete

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Destination Crete

The sheer size and beauty of Crete make it an ideal destination for travelers looking to combine a night or two in a village or resort with a few days and nights hiking through the wilds of Greece's largest island …

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Tours & Activities

Crete Tours & Travel

According to Greek mythology Zeus, father of the Olympian Gods, was born on Crete and raised in the island's caves. And, of course, you'll want to visit the Palace of Knossos, linked to the myth of Theseaus and the Minotaur, and the centre of rule for the ancient and mysterious Minoan Civilization that ruled the Aegean thousands of years ago …

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