Dramatic mountains and sparkling seas, bustling cities and secluded olive groves, ancient ruins and sleek resorts - Crete is an island of irresistible contrasts. Whether you're gorge walking or Minotaur hunting, celebrating Orthodox Easter or simply sun seeking, our definitive guide gives you detailed regional coverage for the perfect getaway.
EXPERT ADVICE - insider tips help you escape the crowds and discover unspoilt hideaways.
HIT THE HILLS - detailed walks guide you through Crete's spectacular gorges and coastal scenery.
DISCERNING DINING - our refined eating reviews ensure you'll find a slice of authentic Cretan cuisine.
GET UNDER THE SKIN with our in-depth history and culture coverage, including an informed guide to the Minoan civilisation.
PLAN YOUR ADVENTURE with comprehensive itineraries and extensive grid-referenced maps.