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Crete simply has it all!!!

The cradle of European Civilization - the Island of Crete and its genuinely friendly people, welcome you and wish you a wonderful stay!! Some will be visiting for the first time, whilst others have now become regulars, but either way, we promise you a truly memorable Mediterranean travelling experience.

Whether your visit is for relaxation or to explore and discover the many well known and countless hidden treasures of Crete, you will not be disappointed by the diversity of the landscape – the rugged mountains, the endless beaches and the turquoise seas, the many cities, towns and villages, and stunning countryside. Live the essence and the heartbeat of the Island from dawn till dusk and discover…… Your Crete!!



Travelling Crete



It is often said that Crete is a whole continent and not just an island! And why disagree with that, when at the same time one can play with the snow in the mountains, someone else can enjoy the sun and sea on a warm beach in the south or to taste wonderful subtropical fruits of the “KRISSA GI”. And all these through a few tens of kilometers distance using a car hire Heraklion airport





Cretan nutrition is famous all over the world. Sources in Minoan Crete and is an important element of the cultural heritage of the island. Transferred from generation to generation through the housewives of Crete was prevented among the centuries till today and shows us the way to a better quality of life and wellness. According to UN figures no other region of the Mediterranean has had such low levels of mortality as Crete. 

Cretan diet is healthy and tasty and consists of the high quality pure ingredients of the blessed Cretan land. What is the secret of the Cretan nutrition? The answer comes from the fact that Cretans feed with products grown in their own land, they eat plenty of vegetables, herbs, legumes and fruit and flavor food with herbs and plants from the mountains of the island, such as thyme and basil, while almost always accompany the food with wine from local vineyards and extremely tasty bread, traditionally baked. Pride of place has the olive oil which is considered to be the biggest secret of the Cretan diet and the Cretan longevity.


Crete is among the most popular holiday destinations in Greece. The touristic infrastructure of the island can satisfy all preferences. Accommodation of every possible category from large hotel units and luxury resorts to small family owned apartments and camp sites.

The modern tourist infrastructures, the high quality of the services provided, the friendly highly trained human resources, the unique historical and natural wealth as long as the natural beauty of the island makes Crete a dream destination for millions of people.




Deluxe resorts & spa, well organized hotels of all categories, apartments and agro-tourism guesthouses, rent a car Crete offer modern facilities in combination with traditional Cretan hospitality.




Being isolated in South Greece at the crossroads of three continents Crete created and maintained a great local culture while accepted and assimilated various influences from East and West.
Starting from the Neolithic Age, the history of Crete today still forms an integral part in every place you found it.
The ancient Crete with hundreds of archeological sites continues to inspire guest all over the world through the brilliance of museum masterpieces and spiritual monuments. The past of Crete is reflected everywhere and still flourishing, mainly through the delivery, customs, music and poetry.
60 museums and hundreds of archaeological sites compose a historical and archaeological paradise with the Minoan civilization dominating the center and its findings in the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to show the rich cultural heritage.



Cretans are world known for their hospitality and the way that treat guests. Since the first moment they make you feel most welcome by giving guests advises, directions, help and sharing even their goods with visitors. It is most common in a Cretan neighbor for locals to share fresh eggs, fruits, vegetables, homemade food, sweets etc. Locals hold this principle in the same way as the virtue and honor, thus combining ethical values ​​that made ​​both through friendship and through the family.

Why Go Crete?


The biggest island in Greece and the fifth largest in Mediterranean is Crete. With a car rental Crete guests can explore glorious sandy beaches, remnants of fabulous civilizations, endless mountains capes, step gorges, fertile valleys, and become a part of the famous Cretan nutrition. Crete an endless ocean of ancient treasures, natural beauties and unique culinary experiences that definitely bewitch every guest!!!
Crete is divided in to four prefectures with Herakion to be the largest of all and also the capital and main gateways of the island to be Crete Airports.


Rethymno

Love at first sight! That is how I like to call Rethymno. From the very first moment makes visitor feel intimacy and serenity. Surrounded by breathtaking mountains and sea it is the third biggest urban center in Crete after Heraklion and Chania. Decorated with renaissance colors and focused in the famous Cretan hospitality it is a place blessed with beauty.

Rent a car in Rethymno to discover a natural environment of rare beauty, a variety of picturesque routes to follow in the city, endless kilometers of coastline. An interesting tourist destination, graphic and well organized is a paradise for travelers that want to have quiet and relaxing holidays. A variety of activities as well as many experiences related to the history, culture and natural environment combined with the high quality tourist services and countless car rental Crete options will satisfy even the most demanding visitors.

The old town still retains the character that was formed during the Venetian and the Turkish conquest. Small passages, traditional taverns, workshops selling handicrafts of any kind are some of the images that will accompany your walk in the old city. In order to preserve the historical environment of the old city special regulations were adopted from the EU to control the land use in the area.
Car hire Crete to explore a city that was worshipped even by its conquerors and which they cherished it with monuments of rare beauty and glory. The imposing Fortetsa fortress, a sample of outstanding architecture, the Venetian port to be one of the most beautiful places of the city and a meeting point for locals, the Venetian Loggia, the Mosques, the numerous fountains, the arched doorways and a plethora of other monuments compose a scenery of a time machine that takes visitors to a place where dream and reality cannot be divided. 




Full of astonishing landscapes and continuously changing natural pattern the discovery of the Cretan land “Krissa Gi” among the four seasons gets never boring.  Guests have the opportunity to experience the nature, history and cultural richness of the island, while they can enjoy the high quality tourism services. In the present text we will try to Why Crete and rent a car Crete is the ideal destination.



Alternative tourism intends to make visitors feel like homefamiliarizing with thelocal valueslandscapesflavorssongsdancepainting and creatingAlternative tourism refers to those seeking a different kind of vacation, which is connected with the protection of local culture, protection of the natural environment and to avoid the use of services organized mass tourism.
The rich natural and cultural environment of Crete and the perfect combination of mountain and sea have contributed to the creation of structures for sports tourism, agro tourism, ecotourism, cultural, historical, religious tourism, culinary, underwater tourism, winter tourism, conference, speleological tourism, mountaineering, cruise tourism, etc. can come true by a car hire Crete
Free diving along gorgeous bottoms offered by hotels and clubs. The European path E4 Alpine runs almost all the mountains of the island, with trails that offer thrills for nature lovers and hiking.










Samaria Gorge is a 16 Km route in South West Crete at Chania prefecture. Samaria is among the biggest gorges in Europe with rare flora and fauna.
The route starts from Xyloskala after Omalos Plateau on 1250 height among the White Mountains. The gorge is accessible from the 1st of May till 31stof October when closes for the winter period.
Shoes with hard soles to support the ankle are necessary in this 6-hour journey on the hard rocky ground and a small amount of water that can be filled in one of the many sources that meets the path. The route ends at the Libyan Sea, in Agia Roumeli. Enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters of Agia Roumeli before taking the boat to Sfakia, where you will have the opportunity to taste traditional specialties before boarding the bus that will take you back to Chania.
Our advice for visitors with Car Hire Crete is to leave the car at Chania Station take the bus from Chania to Omalos and from Sfakia to Chania. It will be an endless, exhausting day but believe me its worth, and you will have a lifetime experience.


Chania are situated in the Northwest Crete 170 Km from the capital Heraklion. With the old Venetian Port to be the main attraction thousands of tourists are visiting Chania every year. Take a stroll on the cobbled streets with the traditional fish restaurants, cafes and shops with folk art. Historically, Chania was the first capital of Crete.
Car Rental Chania Airport to  visit the archaeological and naval museum in the old city. Walk the narrow cobblestone streets and admire the Venetian buildings, small workshops daggers (machairadika), traditional footwear (stoivanadika) and enjoy a coffee or dining at the quaint cafes and restaurants.
Along the harbor you will see small fishing boats moored, catering daily fresh fish the taverns, and certainly do not miss the opportunity to stroll through the renovated lighthouse on the edge of the harbor.



Nature has given the Cretan landscape its best gifts. Monuments standing here, carved in time, recounting events among centuries. The changes in landscape are impressive!!
This island is blessed with an excellent mix of landscapes. Snowy mountains, canyons, caves, hills, valleys, plains, countless citrus trees and olive groves, rivers, lakes, natural and artificial ports and endless kilometers of coastline.
Full of traditional mountain villages, excursions in the Cretan mountains is a unique experience all year long.
The north coast of the island characterized by large bays, many kilometers of beaches and largest natural port of Souda, while the southern coast of the island located in the Libyan Sea has smaller beaches and coves, caves and small ports.
Crete is the land of contrasts and satisfaction where the western side enclosed by olive and citrus trees, alternating with plateaus and the east side with the vast expanse Palms. The beauty of the natural envoroment provides guests motivation to explore the island and discover its treasures regarding art, culture, gastronomy, hospitality, traditions.