Crete is a walker's paradise. It has the unique combination of beautiful seas and high mountains. The geographical diversity and wild beauty of the island, the friendliness of its inhabitants as well as the climate have made Crete into a choice destination for walking and hiking.
Crete is known for its varied terrain, diverse landscapes, and the serene unspoiled attractiveness in many of its regions. From the fine-sand beaches at Elafonisi to the White Mountains, the island will take your breath away. 2,456 m Psiloritis is home to the Ideon Cave, the birthplace of Zeus.
If serious mountainbiking is the name of your game, Crete surprises with a labyrinth of addictive trails. Several mountainbike tour operators can help you fulfill your wildest dreams and sporting ambitions. Many are known to find the most exciting and challenging tracks! Test them!
Think it’s impossible to travel around Crete on a budget? Think again! Whether you are looking for sea, sun and fun, or looking to be close to nature, there are guides on how to do Crete the right way on a budget. Pack your bags, off we go!
Mediterranean climate and astonishing views
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.