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Best of Crete Guide

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Crete
The birthplace of both the king of the Olympian gods and of modern European civilization, Crete is a Mediterranean jewel. It’s rich with archaeological and mythological history that’s reflected in its ancient ruins and cultural attractions. Soak up the charming atmosphere of Chania Town’s Old Venetian Harbor or the fortresses and monasteries of Rethymonon. The awesome Minoan ruins of Malia date to 1900 BC, and majestic Mt. Ida is said to be home to the cave where Zeus was born.

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Nearby recommended attractions:

Arion Stables
Arion Stables(Hersonissos)
Owner description: pony and horse riding individual personal ridesbeach and mountain ridessunset beach ridessmall zoo- animal parkV.I.P. horse carriage service, weddings with our Victoria... more Owner description: pony and horse riding individual personal ridesbeach and mountain ridessunset beach ridessmall zoo- animal parkV.I.P. horse carriage service, weddings with our Victoria carriagecarriage tours to the town or traditional villages, riding and driving lessons, traditional taverna & cafe bar, playgrounds a peacefull paradise for our animals & horse friendliest stable in whole crete. less
Attraction type: Horseback Riding Stables
Aquaworld Aquarium
Aquaworld Aquarium(Hersonissos)
Owner description: Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995. It features local sea life and reptiles from Crete and from all around the world. Most of the animals are... more Owner description: Aquaworld - Crete's first Aquarium - opened in Hersonissos in 1995. It features local sea life and reptiles from Crete and from all around the world. Most of the animals are rescued or are unwanted pets which have found a new home at Aquaworld. Our philosophy is simple - bring people and animals closer together and, inevitably, people will begin to respect and care more about the animals! less
Attraction type: Aquariums
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Balos Beach and Lagoon
Balos Beach and Lagoon(Kissamos)
Attraction type: Beaches
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Pelagos Dive Centre
Pelagos Dive Centre(Agios Nikolaos)
Elafonissi  Beach
Elafonissi Beach(Elafonissi)
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nearby recommended restaurants:

Dounias (Ntounias)
Dounias (Ntounias)
Ranked #1 of 2 restaurants in Drakona
Price: $20 - $27
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Spyros Taverna
Spyros Taverna
Ranked #1 of 43 restaurants in Gouves
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Parasia Rakadiko
Parasia Rakadiko
Ranked #1 of 8 restaurants in Vamos
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Late Night
Theodosi Restaurant
Theodosi Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Parigoria
Price: $11 - $24
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Café
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Taverna Neratzoula
Taverna Neratzoula
Ranked #1 of 46 restaurants in Kissamos
Cuisines: Greek

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Primavera Beach Studios & Apartments
3.0 of 5
Primavera Beach Studios & Apartments
$48 - $323 (EUR 36 - 240)
Ranked #1 of 96 hotels in Malia
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Lefka Apartments
Lefka Apartments
$54 - $108 (EUR 40 - 80)
Ranked #3 of 118 hotels in Chania Town
Renieris Hotel
2.0 of 5
Renieris Hotel
$48 - $359 (EUR 36 - 267)
Ranked #1 of 22 hotels in Kato Stalos
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Giorgi's Blue Apartments
Giorgi's Blue Apartments
$106 - $242 (EUR 79 - 180)
Ranked #2 of 118 hotels in Chania Town
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Lenikos Resort
3.0 of 5 Lenikos Resort
$100 - $1,351
Ranked #1 of 31 hotels in Agia Galini
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Elounda Heights Apartments and Studios
2.0 of 5
Elounda Heights Apartments and Studios
$53 - $477 (EUR 39 - 354)
Ranked #1 of 40 hotels in Elounda
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Paradise Island Villas
5.0 of 5
Paradise Island Villas
$273 - $574 (EUR 203 - 426)
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Anissaras
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Casa Delfino Hotel & Spa
5.0 of 5
Casa Delfino Hotel & Spa
$186 - $403 (EUR 138 - 299)
Ranked #4 of 118 hotels in Chania Town
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Casa Vitae Hotel
4.0 of 5
Casa Vitae Hotel
$75 - $598 (EUR 56 - 444)
Ranked #2 of 159 hotels in Rethymnon
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.