Crete is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Her length is hundred and forty miles long, from West to East.
Crete is located 240 miles South of Athens. If you wish to cruise around Crete, you can embark in Athens where you have a great selection of yachts to choose from, but allow yourself at least two weeks time or even three weeks for this charter.
The island has great history, culture, tradition, extraordinary cuisine, lots of archaeological sites, and amazing beaches! The most impressive and interesting places to visit on the island:
Short Description of Crete group of Islands:
Amazing port, with beautiful architecture, same since Venetian Rule. Walk around the beautiful small streets; discover the hidden traditional restaurants with Greek delights. Chania is a paradise for food and wine lovers.
The largest city of the island. The area has numerous archaeological sites, coastal settlements, great history, hospitable people, nice market for shopping and a great selection of restaurants, hotels, etc. Heraklion receives tourists all year round.
Picturesque area with marvellous beaches all around, high quality hotels and resorts. Touristic town.
Located not far from the city of Heraklion. A famous archaeological site. We recommend you book a guided tour around the Minoan Palace of Knossos and for your tour in the Museum of Knossos.
Tiny place which can be reached only by boat. Either you go aboard your private yacht charter or you take the ferry from Sfakia. It is a lonely paradise and must be seen!
There are amazing beaches all around Crete. Some of the most famous beaches are Falassarna, Plakias, Frangokastello.
While in Crete, do not miss to visit also Agios Nikolaos town and Ierapetra.
Famous products in Crete: Olive oil, wine, cheese, dry bread, olives, herbs and much more. Try the local food… it is EXCEPTIONAL…!