''Crete's mystery is extremely deep. Whoever sets
foot on this island senses a mysterious force branching warmly and beneficently
through his veins, senses his soul begin to grow''
Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957)
Greek novelist, poet and philosopher
Kreta (Crete) was the centre of Europe's most ancient civilization, the Minoan, referred to often as the 'cradle' of European civilization .Today, Crete is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Greece and its tourism infrastructure caters to all tastes. Visitors can arrive at the island through two international airports in Heraklion and Hania, or by boat to the ports of Crete's major cities, Heraklion, Hania, Rethymno and Agios Nikolaos.
In this site, you will find extensive information about the island's prefectures, population, traditions, local folklore and culture that is truly Crete. It contains links to accommodation in all types of Hotels and Resorts, Conference Centres, Holiday & Golf Packages, Organized Tours, Self-drive Car, Chauffeured Limousine and Helicopter/Jet Hire, Air & Boat Tickets, Museums & Archaeological Sites, Hospitals, Embassies and Ministries. Great care and attention has been given to offer comprehensive coverage of Crete, its history and people.