The biggest island in Greece lies between the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. If you find yourself in Heraklion, pay a visit to ancient Knossos, the renowned Palace, dating back to the Neolithic period.
If you are a fan of nature, you should cross the Gorge of Samaria, the second-largest Gorge in Europe, where you can feel the ultimate trekking experience.
Majestic and fascinating mountains, fertile plateaus, impressive gorges with refreshing waterfalls and lakes, a great diversity of fauna and flora, enchanting towns and historic villages, form a destination that will offer you the most memorable vacations. Renting a car/ Car rental is the ideal choice for carefree and independent tours and our modern minivans are the perfect solution for families or small groups of friends, who seek comfortable and reliable transportation.
The island is divided in 4 prefectures, Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion & Agios Nikolaos, each one with its own, natural characteristics and breath-taking landscapes. If your starting point is Heraklion, then you are given the perfect opportunity to visit the astonishing palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum or take a road trip to Agios Nikolaos and the Elounda Lagoon, ending with a boat tour to the historical leper island of Spinalonga.
In Rethymno Prefecture, you can choose to hike along Samaria gorge, the longest gorge in Europe, or take a boat trip to Elafonissi, the exotic island with the pristine pink sand, the crystal-clear waters and the old cedar trees that extend down to the coastline.
When in Chania, don’t miss the old Venetian Port and the old city with its quaint alleyways and traditional shops. At short distance, travel through the mountains of Kissamos region and visit some traditional Cretan villages and family-run wineries, where you’ll taste award-winning regional wines and stroll through vineyards. Another popular tour is Balos Lagoon, the mostly photographed beach in Crete, with wild beauty, white sand and vivid blue and turquoise waters.