"Crete - My dream island" Crete Island by oriettaIT
Crete Island Travel Guide: 1,432 reviews and 3,755 photos
I took this photo during my second visit to Crete August 2005, now it is hanged in my home to remind me one of the most beautiful place I have ever seen
I have been in almost every place all around Crete island. My favourite part is South West, starting from Matala follow the coast clockwise to Chania area. There are many wonderful scenic beaches, Elafonissi, Falassarna and of couse Balos beach in the Gramvousa peninsula, but there are also nice and quite costal village like Matala and Paleochora. Here you can find good greek restaurants and cheap and comfortable studios or family run hotel.
As I am still building this page, feel free to ask me about everything you want to know, I love to talk about Crete.
Places I know in Crete (have been there on 2003,2005 or 2006)
- Chrissi Island
- Agios Nicolaos
- Moni Toplou
- Panaghia I Kira
- Lato archeologycal site
- Agia Triada
- Agios Pavlos
- Preveli (beach and monastery)
- Gramvousa peninsula
- Kastelli Kissamos
- Souda peninsula: monasterys and beaches
- Lassithi plateau
- Pros:Spectacular beaches on the South West
- Cons:Mountain roads
- In a nutshell:Everything you ask to a vacation you will find here
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