Posts By: Jon Scaife

0Driving and vehicle rental in Crete

To see much of Crete you are like­ly to need a car or oth­er vehi­cle to get around. There are bus­es and taxis on Crete but a pri­vate vehi­cle will be faster, more com­fort­able, and more cost effec­tive than taxis. It is also pos­si­ble to take your own car, or to hire oth­er vehi­cles.
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0Making the most of the beach

Most peo­ple vis­it­ing Crete for a hol­i­day will be plan­ning to vis­it the beach. There isn’t much need­ed for a quick dip in the sea oth­er than swimwear and a tow­el, but there are oth­er things you might want to think about tak­ing to enhance the expe­ri­ence, espe­cial­ly if you plan to spend lots of time on the beach
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0The best meals on Crete

The food on Crete is as good as any­where in the world, but unless you know where to look you risk get­ting aver­age food at above aver­age prices. It’s not easy to realise you’re get­ting some­thing aver­age though as even aver­age food in Crete is much bet­ter than you’re like­ly to find at home.
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0Boat trips and surrounding islets

Crete has near­ly 100 small­er islands sur­round­ing it and many of these can be vis­it­ed with reg­u­lar boat trips or with a pri­vate hire. Some of the islands are pro­tect­ed nation­al parks (called Kri-kri) though and can’t or should­n’t be vis­it­ed. Many of the less­er known islets are also hard to iden­ti­fy with even google maps not show­ing names. Whilst we may have some sep­a­rate pages for the most pop­u­lar islands to vis­it, here we sum­marise details for all the islands for those peo­ple who like to explore a bit fur­ther from the beat­en track
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