Travel Guide: What to see in Crete: Alternative Days Out
Welcome to Crete, Greece. The largest of the Greek Islands Crete is a magical, mystical, historical, joyful & wonderful island nestling in southern European sun and the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean. Our site brings you photos, guides, video, live webcams, property advice, our Crete online store & advice all about the island of Crete. Your one stop resource to make your holiday, trip or adventure in Crete the best it can be.
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Photos of Crete .com is all about the island of Crete, Greece. Featuring guides, photos, videos, live web cams along with offering our property consultant and management services along with out online Crete store there is something for everyone here on the site both to learn all about the island of Crete, see Crete's beautiful landscape, history, towns and beaches and culture. We aim to bring you unbiased advise and guidance on visiting the island of Crete, Greece to make the best out of your stay, and whatever your heart's desire from your trip Crete can delivery you the perfect getaway in so many different ways.
Crete is full of ancient history dating back to Minoan times and has some of the oldest and most fascinating ancient history in all of Europe and continues to delivery with it's more recent past as you experience the Venetian and Ottoman past come to life as you explore towns like Chania and Rethymno. Heraklion is the island's capital and largest metropolitan area yet is still full of fascinating history, artefacts and culture whilst being perfect for a day out shopping or to get those all important supplies for renovations or repairs. With The Palace of Knossos just on the doorstep Heraklion or Iraklio makes for a wonderful destination for a few days before heading off into the Cretan countryside or to one of Crete's stunning beach resorts. We hope you enjoy the time you spend on out site and that you find it useful and helpful as you plan, prepare or decide if the island of Crete in Greece is the right destination for you. We of course believe it is and be sure that once you have been you will be back over and over again. Crete is truly paradise on earth and you've come to the right place to see, hear and learn all about her.