Best Holidays in Crete Rethymno 2023 Guide

Holidays in Crete: Sightseeing, Eating, Baking Bread

Here is another set of experiences we had during our holidays in Crete island, Greece. Have you read the other two with canyoning and Chania tours? Read them, please. For this tour, Urban Adventures were our guides once more, and Yiannis, a charming and knowledgeable person, was our guide. This tour was a combination of a food … Read more

Hiking Crete Greece Rethymnon Mountains

Hiking Crete Greece Rethymnon Mountains

We couldn’t leave without hiking Crete Greece. This island has so many mountains that they provoke you to hike them “if you dare”. The tough combination of really hot and strong sun, with the wild terrain of Crete, speak out: Start early in the morning, or else… Mountains are not clean of green. Instead they … Read more

Best Hiking Mount Ida Greece Trip 2023

Hiking Mount Ida (Psiloritis) in Crete

If someone tells you they were hiking Mount Ida Crete (Mt Psiloritis), better ask them which part and which side. Mount Ida Crete, also known as Psiloritis (translates to Tall Mountain), is the highest mountain of Crete Greece. Crete is a huge island, so you understand that hiking Mt Ida is not just simple hiking. … Read more

Adventure Activities to do in Crete

Adventure Activities to do in Crete

Better known for the extensive variety of natural environments it offers, the island of Crete, being the biggest of all Greek islands, is a heaven for those enjoying outdoor activities, challenges and fun. Endless opportunities to explore the local territory culture promise a souvenir made of ever lasting memories of a unique holiday. The island … Read more

30 Best Things to Do in Crete Greece 2023

Holidays in Crete: Sightseeing, Eating, Baking Bread

Crete, Greece, is Greece’s largest island loaded with everything from Greek cuisines, historic forts, and exquisite scenery. Some say it is a small “country” by itself. Thus, there are lots and lots of things to do in Crete, Greece. Are you planning your vacation? If you are wondering where to go this year, the answer … Read more

Sensational Best Beaches in Crete 2023

Best Beaches in Crete For All Traveler Types

What are the best beaches in Crete, Greece, many ask us! Indeed Crete is a massive Greek island, the largest island in Greece, and famous for its beautiful beaches, among hundreds of other activities, food included. It is also part of the five largest islands in the Mediterranean sea (the 5th one). Crete’s beaches are … Read more

Hiking Samaria Gorge, Crete Greece

Hiking in Samaria Gorge, Crete

The Samaria Gorge is the most famous gorge for hiking on the island of Crete. It’s the longest gorge in Europe and is located in west Crete, in the White Mountains. More than a quarter-million tourists choose hiking the Samaria gorge every year from May to October. The gorge is closed to the visitors from … Read more

Things to See in Beautiful Chania Crete Greece

Chania Crete

The mere mention of Venetian harbors may sound a little cliche, but there can be no apologies for recommending the beautiful harbor that is very much the dominant feature in the lovely old town of Chania, Crete. The 16th century lighthouse, often regarded as the city’s trademark, can’t help but draw your attention too. There’s … Read more

Rethymnon Greece: Things to see and enjoy


Rethymnon might be the third largest city on the island of Crete, but it still retains the gentle pace of yesteryear in contrast to Heraklion and perhaps Chania. The old town of Rethymnon exhibits some ornate Venetian architecture, and the Ottoman Empire has also left its mark on this historic part of Crete. The city … Read more