Guide of Crete

Crete is the biggest island in Greece and the second biggest (after Cyprus) of the East Mediterranean. The island of Crete lies in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Crete is a blessed land that for thousands of years has been the cultural and commercial crossroads of three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa. The length of the island is 260 km, but the shore-length is 1.046 km. The biggest width is 60 km while the smallest is 12 km. A high mountain range crosses the island from West to East, formed by three different groups of mountains.

Crete is a spirited and enchanting place with a wonderful climate. Ravishing scenery, picturesque harbors, ancient Minoan palaces and Byzantine churches are but a few of Crete's pleasures. Add to that the friendliness of the Cretan people and one has the setting for a memorable conference destination. Crete demands to be explored by car or by jeep and there are several interesting excursions that may be organized.

More than a tourist guide we are willing to propose you places to stay, places to visit, monasteries, interesting itineraries, beautiful traditional villages, restaurants with traditional dishes, wineries, where you will be guided to the art of making wine and many more. Magical landscapes, proud local people, typical local products, such as oil, honey, herbs known worldwide for their healthy characteristics, are waiting for you to discover them. In order to discuss your plans about your trip around Crete, feel free to contact us for more detailed information at travel-around-crete.com

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