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Plan Your Trip to Crete: Best of Crete Tourism

About 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.

Essential Crete

Crete Is Great For

Archaeology Tours

Local eats

Wine Tastings

Sand & surf

Safaris

Frequently Asked Questions about Crete


Crete is known for some of its popular attractions, which include:


If you're a more budget-conscious traveler, then you may want to consider traveling to Crete between December and February, when hotel prices are generally the lowest. Peak hotel prices generally start between June and August.