Crete is the largest of the Greek islands steeped in Homeric history and legend. It is a richly varied island with an ever-changing landscape of rugged mountains, deep ravines, fertile plains and a long golden coastline of sandy beaches.
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The history of the island is reflected in its buildings and all holidays to Crete should include visiting: the superb Minoan palace of Knossos, the archaeological sites of Phaestos, Gourtyns and Agia Triada or the grand Venetian harbours of Chania, Rethymnon and Heraklion.
With such a wealth of variety our holidays to Crete really do offer something for everyone. For the beach love there is a huge choice of beautiful sandy beaches, some offering a wide range of water sports others so far off the beaten track that you will find few other visitors there.
For sightseers there are spectacular drives, both across the rugged interior, where every twist in the road opens up a new vista or along the breathtaking and ever-changing southern coastline.