For the more adventurous souls, Crete offers a breadth of activities. From trekking and hiking tours through gorges and mountains to extreme water sports and exciting excursions, Crete is the place to be. So pick the location you wish to explore, grab a map and get ready to experience the most thrilling adventures!
Cities of CreteThe four major towns of Crete are Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos. Chania with its enchanting old town, the Samaria gorge and the Venetian Harbour; Rethymno with its Fortezza and the Preveli Monastery; Heraklion with the Minoan Palaces of Knossos and Phaestos; and finally Agios Nikolaos in Lasithi home to the fortress of Spinalonga and a number of famous archaeological sites. Crete also features numerous smaller towns, pretty traditional fishing villages and mountain settlements all waiting to be explored.