Samaria Gorge excursion

The gorge of Samaria is situated in the National park of Samaria gorge, in the White Mountains in West Crete. This majesties gorge is considered one of the great attractions of Crete and many tourists want to visit it. But you must realise that it is a long (4 to 5 hours) walk on rough terrain…

Gramvousa Balos ecxursion

The municipality of Kissamos occupies the westernmost part of Crete. It is spread over an area of 334.18 km and has 12,000 inhabitants. The modern seaside town of Kissamos (or Kasteli), which has retained its picturesque character, is the capital of the municipality Our ships depart every day (May-October) from the port of Kissamos and…

Falassarna beach excursion

In ancient times Falassarna included the promontory with the hill of the acropolis, above the city harbour. The harbour of Falassarna. Rent a car The harbour of Falassarna measured 100 m x 75 m and was the only “closed” harbour in West Crete. The harbour-builders exploited the local lagoon, digging a channel to the sea…

Elafonissi Crete excursion

Elafonissi is in west Crete, 75 kilometres southwest of Chania. The Elafonissi area includes the beach, the islet 200 metres offshore and the shallow lagoon between the two. If you come to Crete on holiday, Elafonissi is a name you are sure to hear. Elafonissi is a tiny island with white sand, separated from the…

Lassithi Crete excursion

Lassithi Plateau is one of the few areas in the Mediterranean with permanent inhabitants at an altitude over 800 metres. Lassithi plateau is 11 kilometres on the east-west axis and 6 kilometres on the north-south – an area of 25 square kilometres. Have your camera loaded as there are many photo opportunities, especially early in…