White Sands and Crystal Waters, Treat Yourself on Private Crete Tours
Discover the magic on Private Crete tours, the largest of the Greek islands which is known for its varied terrains ranges that stretches from the sandy beaches of Elafonisi to the White Ida Mountains.
Mount Ida is the tallest of the ranges and is home to the Ideon Cave. Take one of the sightseeing tours Crete provides to this cave, the birthplace of Zeus, according to Greek mythology. Heraklion homes the renowned Heraklion Archaeological Museum, displaying many artefacts, from Knossos, a Bronze Age settlement.
Take any of the walking tours Crete offers and you can explore the old town of Chiana. Walk through the cobbled backstreets, exploring some of the many churches, synagogues and mosques that stand side by side.
The beautiful Arkadi monastery which overlooks vineyards and ancient olive gardens is a great place to take Crete history tours. It is known for protecting the women and children of the island, from the Turkish troops in the rebellion of 1866.
Top 10 Things to Do in Crete
Leisurely Luxurious Crete Cruise Tours along the Beautiful Coastline
Taking one of the many Crete Cruise Tours, you will be cruising along the beautiful coastline. Take in the many sights of hidden caves and enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters of Crete.
Adventures of the Amazon park that is filled with curious and friendly animals and play areas for the kids. Visit Cretes aquarium centre, which showcases the shark tanks. View and touch some of the 2,500 species of tropical fish, the centre holds
Enjoy a day out on Crete Safari Tours, venturing off-road into the ancient olive gardens and observing the making of olive oil from the plants to the bottles. Take a walk through the many vineyards, picking grapes from the vines to the tasting of the many wines Crete has to offer.
Watching the many weddings, held on the white sandy beaches of Crete, because of the stunning picturesque sunsets.
Travel Tips for Crete
Crete holds many festivals, with rock festivals in Chaina town at the end of July and a summer festival taking place between July through to September. Wanting Tropical suns, crystal clear seas and white sandy beaches? the best weather is May to early October, with temperatures hitting highs of 35+ in July and August. Been a bit more adventurous with sightseeing, walking tours etc. in the cooler months of March, April, May and October.
Accommodation ranges from $30-$60, booking in advance and you will get the best deals and discounts. This also applies to the sightseeing tours Crete offers. Sunbed and umbrellas on the beaches cost on average about $3-$5 a day, the hiring of cars and moped will vary depending on the time of year. Eating out is very reasonable with many offers on meals, some restaurant can include wine or your dessert. Taxis, they too vary depending on the time of year.
The best way of getting the most out of your trip, is booking well in advance availing of deals on accommodations, and the many guided and sightseeing tours Crete provides. With no country or city exempt from petty crime always be careful of your personal possessions especially in crowded areas be aware of your surroundings. Driving or hiring mopeds in Crete, you need to be vigilant and careful because some of the locals drive by their own rules
The Tropical weather of Crete is mostly sunny for best part of the year. Dry, sunny weather starting from May to early October. Temperatures are high and rainfall low. July and August are on average the hottest months, temperatures can reach highs of 35+. The best time for sightseeing, hiking, and walking tours Crete offers are the months, of March, April, and October. The rainy season starts from November through to February