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Greece's Largest Island is a Feast for All the Senses

Greece's largest island, Crete is known for its deep history, thrilling landscape, gorgeous beaches, and some of the kindest people you'll ever meet. Among Greeks, Cretans are famed for their dignity, courage, hospitality, and lust for life. Crete was once home to the Minoans, a Bronze Age civilization whose seafaring traders made possible its artistic and architectural achievements, which you can still see today, especially at Knossos Palace. Since then, the island's numerous rulers are evident through its Roman ruins, impressive Venetian fortresses, charming Ottoman mosques, and the masterpieces of the Cretan Renaissance.

Crete's nature is striking and diverse. The lesser-known region of Lassithi boasts a plethora of adrenaline-pumping experiences as well as some of the island’s most jaw-dropping beaches, such as Chrysi Island. Crete is also home to two caves claiming to be Zeus' birthplace. There are plenty of opportunities here for caving, hiking, birdwatching, and scuba diving, including in the ruins of the sunken ancient city of Olous.

Crete is a feast for all the senses. Lovers of culinary pleasures will be amazed by the bountiful flavors produced in Crete, renowned for its healthy cuisine. The culinary traditions and fragrant olive oil, produced from among the world's oldest olive trees, honor the island’s unique heritage. Crete is one of those places that will capture your heart, which will whisper for you to return, and perhaps you will!

Popular Crete Vacation Itineraries

Our suggested itineraries in Crete allow you to enjoy a multi-destination tour with ease. Our Crete vacation packages make traveling in Greece and neighboring countries hassle-free. We take care of getting you from place to place, accommodation, excursions and activities.

Glowing Reviews from Our Guests

  4.9 / 5
Average of our Guest's Ratings of our Greek vacation packages, based on 3 reviews
Review by Julie & Paul

Julie & Paul

California

Our travel in Greece would not have been as interesting, entertaining or enjoyable without the guidance provided by our JayWay Travel in country resource, Elena. She was of assistance every step of the way and helped make our trip fantastic.

Our travel in Greece would not have been as interesting, entertaining or enjoyable without the guidance provided by our JayWay Travel in country resource, Elena. She was of assistance every step of the way and helped make our trip fantastic.

Year : 2021
Visited : Greece
Itinerary : Athens, Kyllini, Sailing Trip, Kyllini, Meteora, Athens
Rating :
4.8 / 5
Year : 2021
Visited : Greece
Itinerary : Athens, Kyllini, Sailing Trip, Kyllini, Meteora, Athens
Rating :
4.8 / 5
Review by Clarissia Jackson and Group

Clarissia Jackson and Group

Wisconsin

I have enjoyed traveling with JayWay Travel in the past, and refer others to this incredible travel agency often. In closing, the staff was phenomenal, and every guide we had on this unforgettable journey was FABULOUS! Can’t wait for our next JayWay Travel adventure….

I have enjoyed traveling with JayWay Travel in the past, and refer others to this incredible travel agency often. In closing, the staff was phenomenal, and every guide we had on this unforgettable journey was FABULOUS! Can’t wait for our next JayWay Travel adventure….

Year : 2021
Visited : Greece, Turkey
Itinerary : Santorini, Athens, Fethiye, Gulet, Istanbul
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2021
Visited : Greece, Turkey
Itinerary : Santorini, Athens, Fethiye, Gulet, Istanbul
Rating :
5 / 5
Review by Maureen & Genrik

Maureen & Genrik

California

JayWay Travel takes away all the work and tension of travel while allowing you to research extensively and contribute ideas and suggestions about every aspect of the trip. Trust their instincts...they are all excellent.

JayWay Travel takes away all the work and tension of travel while allowing you to research extensively and contribute ideas and suggestions about every aspect of the trip. Trust their instincts...they are all excellent.

Year : 2021
Visited : Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy
Itinerary : Athens, Naxos, Santorini, Athens, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Trogir, Plitvice, Rovinj, Ljubljana, Venice
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2021
Visited : Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy
Itinerary : Athens, Naxos, Santorini, Athens, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Trogir, Plitvice, Rovinj, Ljubljana, Venice
Rating :
5 / 5
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