Crete is the largest Greek island.
There is something to do for lovers of beach recreation, extreme sports, autotravels and sea walks.
The most famous youth resort on the island,Located near the capital, the city of Heraklion. Chersonissos is a small but noisy and lively town, with many nightclubs, restaurants, bars, suvenirnyh shops and shops. There is also a water park. In the distance, along the sea are hotels, which are quite suitable for a family holiday. Between the cities there is a bus service.
A lively resort to the east of Heraklion, near Chersonissos. There is also a nightlife here, but not on such a scale as at the first resort.
A beautiful sandy beach, for lovers of a quiet rest or for families with children. And if you want to go to the club, then to Heraklion to go quite far.
4. Agios Nikolaus
He is rightfully considered the most beautiful on the island. There are not many tourists here, and you can feel the real atmosphere of the Mediterranean town. Wander through the narrow streets, sit in a Greek tavern and dance sertaki. The beach here is small. From a small port go sightseeing boats on the island of Spinalonga, where before there was a hospital for lepers.
5. Rethymnon and its surroundings
There are also many narrow streets, authenticTavernas, as well as a beautiful fortress and a port. The Italians built the city, which was reflected in the architecture. In the vicinity of Rethymno there are beautiful beaches and large hotels.
The city in the western part of the island. Here, too, there is an airport, but Russian charters do not fly here, and therefore Russian tourists are much smaller than in the vicinity of Heraklion. Here the most picturesque nature on the island is the mountains, a lot of greenery, a clear sea. And also interesting architecture and jazz festivals. It is here that you can feel the real culture of the island's inhabitants.
The city in the south of the island. Tourist season here lasts the longest, until November, as this is the most "hot" point in Greece. In the city you can find interesting buildings and museums. Every year, excursions to Chrysi Island, with crystal clear water, are organized from here.