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Crete lies at the crossroads of the three continents of Europe, Asia and Africa and has an area of ​​8261 km2 and about 1066 km of coastline. Crete the five largest island in the Mediterranean. The island captivates with its natural beauty, the pleasant climate and the hospitality of its inhabitants. Crete’s south fascinates especially the tourists who want to spend their beach holiday away from the hustle and bustle. The south coast offers many sandy beaches, small bays, fascinating landscape and Cretan everyday life.

The most beautiful places in Crete

Crete, the beautiful island, offers a lot of discovery tours for our guests. Discover the beautiful landscape over the well-developed mountain roads of the island.

Enjoy the beautiful weather, the breathtaking view over the sea. Look forward to the sheep resting on the road at the next bend or go exploring the island’s archaeological sites. Admire the beautiful cities of the island: Rethymnon, Chania or Heraklion.

Our excursion tip from Frangokastello: Take the winding road up to Kalikratis, enjoy the breathtaking view down to the wide plain with the old Venetian castle.

 

Up in Kalikratis you can take a break at a small, rustic herb shop and experience the simple, original life of the mountains.

Continue towards Aigiropouli with the waterfalls and a trout pond or towards Lappa, an ancient city. Admire an old Roman floor mosaic, small churches and a newly created avocado shop that successfully sells avocado oil-based cosmetics.

Continue until you reach the main highway. Turn left, make a detour to Kournassee, the eye of Crete.

 

Visit Georgiopoulis, which used to be a small, sleepy village, then head towards Vrises, Askifou, Imbros back to Frangokastello.

If you turn right at the large expressway, you will soon reach the beautiful town of Rethymnon. Take a break here and walk through the small streets. Then drive towards Plakias visit the monastery Preveli or the beautiful horse farm near Plakias. Then we return via Selia to Rodakino and then to Frangokastello.

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