Sun, Sea, and the BeachThe largest island of Greece has many beautiful sandy beaches. The most beautiful beach of Crete lies in the northwest of the island, the lagoon of Balos, where the sea water colours turquoise. During a visit to Vai, visit a truly tropical beach where you can look for shadows under one of the many palm trees. Would you like to stay as close as possible to the beach? Check out the offer of accommodation by the sea on Bed and Breakfast Crete.
Narrowest gorge in the worldFor a great sporting experience, take a walk through the Samaria Gorge. The walk is about 16 kilometres long and guides you along the narrowest paths and the highest rocky walls, so the journey is for real fanatics. The gorge is named after the small village of Samaria. Since 1965 this village is no longer inhabited, but for a resting place during the trip you stop here and fill your bottle of water with the water resources from the village.
Boat trip to SpinalongaSpinalonga is a small peninsula that was intended for Lepra patients until 1957, nowadays it is a tourist attraction. Visit the peninsula with a boat trip and discover the beautiful Venetian fortress built in 1579 as a protection against the Turks. A tour of the peninsula is definitely worthwhile, so you will learn everything about the history of Spinalonga.
Experience the nightlife of HersonissosHersonissos is the most popular seaside resort in Crete, not only during the day, but also in the evening the resort is crowded. The town is known for its many entertainment options, but also the old part of Hersonissos attracts many holidaymakers. Here you will find the real Greek taverns, the old port and the long boulevard. For the ultimate Greek holiday, stay at a B&B from Bed and Breakfast Crete.