Local Activities

What Crete has to Offer.

To tempt your appetite Crete is a heaven for those who enjoy healthy eating.

Although you can find any food you want on this island, the Cretan cuisine is one of the healthiest in the world producing olives and olive oil, octopus, snails, herbs, goat's cheese and yoghurt, honey, nuts and unlimited kinds of fruit and vegetables.

Local wine is produced all over the island, as is ouzo and raki. Crete has something for everyone and the hospitality of its people is second to none.

Its history dates back to before the Minoans and there is a wealth of archaeological sites, monasteries and churches to visit.
You can cycle, walk, horse-ride, mountaineer, sail, do watersports.
Discover the country by car and go to annual events and local festivals.

You can dance to Cretan music or disco all night and there are plenty of souvenir shops providing Cretan leather, ceramics, jewellery and fabrics to take home to remind you of this beautiful unspoilt island.

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