Crete Natural Beauty 1

Explore areas of Natural Beauty in Crete, from breathtaking mountains to unique sandy beaches such as the world famous Elafonisi, Falassarna and Balos Beach.

Mountain Walks

Crete gives you the opportunity of mountain walks through gorges, such as Samaria Gorge, and you can even take the European Mountaineering Footpath.

Heraklion Beaches

Beaches in Heraklion Crete beach guide

Minoan Sites on Crete

The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and flourished from approximately the century BC to the century BC

Monasteries on Crete

Numerous well preserved monasteries and churches can be found in the island of Crete. Try not to miss visiting Arkadi Monastery and Toplou Monastery among them.