Hip towns. Historical treasures. Sustainable vineyards. Breathtaking beaches. Crete's got a lot going on. We'll show you how to spend 5 days on the largest Greek island. Plus: trip-planning advice on food, drinks, lodging, maps, transportation & seasonality.
Most travelers aren't laughing hysterically at the Minoan Palace of Knossos. After our trip, we dug into its controversial history...and learned some valuable lessons in travel prep & self-awareness.
Crete's Palace of Knossos is the #2 archaeological tourist attraction in Greece. You’ll enjoy your visit more if you can minimize the crowds. Our guide includes planning tips and photo highlights of this beautiful ancient site.
Balos Beach, on northwest Crete, is one of the most picturesque locales in the Mediterranean. We'll help you find it, avoid the crowds, and get some exercise while you're out there.