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CreteThe lowest end of Greece and Europe. The birthplace of civilization all around the world. The island with consecutive alterations of sceneries attracts visitors and offers a trip to yesterday...
Crete is the crossroad between East and West, Africa and Europe.
Cretians are famous for their hospitality, their love towards country and preservation of customs.
High mountains like Psiloritis, Lefka Ori and Dikti, beautiful beaches washed by the Cretan and Libyan Sea. Fertile grounds where, the famous cretan citrus fruits are cultivated. The endless olive groves produce the fine cretan olive oil, while also known is the cretan wine from the island's vineyards. Everywhere you turn your sight, you will see historic monuments that reveal the island's history.
Administratively, Crete is divided into four prefectures (Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion, Lasithi). All prefectures or if you wish, all towns and villages, are ideal for touring. They all have unseen beauties and important sites to see.
All around Crete you will find luxurious hotel units, apartments and rooms to let, which in combination to the exemplary hospitality of people, create the idyllic conditions for unforgettable holidays. As for entertainment, all you have to know is that music and dancing have a long tradition on the island. In the homeland of "lyre" and "mantinada", you will have the time of your life drinking "raki"!
Ferries from Peloponnese to CreteFrom mainland Peloponnese, at Gythion (south Peloponnes), ferries leave to Kythera and Crete. These ferries arrive in the west of Crete, at the port of Kastelli/Kissamos. Departures are less frequent than from Pireaus, however it gives the opportunity to see the beautiful Peloponnese. The only ferry company for this crossing is LANE Lines.
Ferries from Cyclades to CreteIn summer it is possible to island hop to Crete via Milos and Thira (Santorini) with Lane Lines, Seajets Line and Hellenic Seaways. From Santorini, special fast ferries are scheduled in summer between Santorini - Chania and Heraklion.
Book in advanceFerry travel to-from Crete is much like any other form of travel when it comes to finding the cheaper deals. The further you book in advance, the more likely it is that you will find a better choice of cheaper fares. Leave booking until closer to the time and those cheap tickets will have already been sold. Not only that, but chances are there may not be the full choice of tickets available for the times or crossings you require. So get organized and book early the ferry from-to Crete.
There are a many reasons why you should book your ferry to-from Crete in advance.
Here's some of the most important:
Crete is a popular route that sell out well!
Conventional ferries from-to Crete:
Highspeed and Sea Jets catamaran ferries to-from Crete:
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