The biggest island in Greece and the fifth largest in Mediterranean is Crete. With a car rental Crete guests can explore glorious sandy beaches, remnants of fabulous civilizations, endless mountains capes, step gorges, fertile valleys, and become a part of the famous Cretan nutrition. Crete an endless ocean of ancient treasures, natural beauties and unique culinary experiences that definitely bewitch every guest!!!
Crete is divided in to four prefectures with Herakion to be the largest of all and also the capital and main gateways of the island to be Crete Airports.
Chania is the western prefecture of the island, White Mountains and the impressive National Park occupies the largest part of the prefecture. Chania can provide visitors all kinds of tourist activities and services that can satisfy even the most demanding guests. To rent a car Chania airport is the most sufficient way to experience what people call culture. All the characteristics of the Venician Rule are maintained unaltered in the old city of Chania until today.
The smallest region out of the four is Rethymno, synonymous with the sound of Cretan lyra, traditional celebrations, gastronomic surprices, deep red wine, and raki spirit, but also gorgeous mountain scapes, historical monuments, tensed nightlife and luxurious resorts.
The biggest and most populated prefecture in Crete is Heraklion. Rent a car in Heraklion to start an unprecedented quest of valleys, endless olive groves and vineyards, but also magnificent coastal sceneries, archeological sites and treasures, natural wealth and a lot more... Heraklion has the best organized tourist structure that can accommodate visitors all year long.
The eastern and least mountainous part of Crete, inhabitants resides in semi urban centers like Agios Nikolaos and neapoli. The luxurious hotels in Elounda, the Gulf of Mirabello, the windmills in Lasithi plateau, the mythical palm forest of Vai makes this world more than fascinating.
Due to its geographic position Crete was the centre of the world since the Neolithic times. Crete, an island wealthy in ancient history with the Minoan civilization to be dominating among the centuries. The ancient ruins of the palace of Knossos and Faistos as long as the Archeological Museum of Heraklion compose the legacy one of the ancients and the most magnificent civilizations on planet Earth, and in combination with the rich Greek Mythology make visitor feel that became a part of a dream. A dream with envious ancient Gods, mythical monsters terrifying the ancient world and a brilliant civilization dominant in the whole Europe for a thousand years till its devastation from the explosion of the Santorin's volcano and the giant tsunami caused from it around the 1400BC.