Is Crete worth seeing?

Is Crete worth seeing?

GORGEOUS CITIES, TOWNS, AND VILLAGES From cities like Chania with its colorful old town to charming coastal towns and villages like Agia Galini and Agios Nikolaos, Crete proves it's worth visiting even if you're not looking for a typical sunny vacation.

How many days do I need in Crete?

You are surrounded by stunning beaches, archaeological sites, small islands, gorges & historical towns. To see all the “top sights”, it will take a minimum of 10 days – 2 weeks, however, you could easily spend 4 weeks and still have more to see. So, realistically, we don't recommend any less than 7 days.

Do you need a car on Crete?

You have two options to get around Crete. A moped or a rental car. Public transport is not great on the island and you'll need something to get to all the awesome beaches and towns. Although people drove a bit crazy, a rental car is the best way to get around.

Does Crete Uber?

Related: What are the most popular tours in Greece? Crete is like a small country, almost the size of Jamaica. ... Uber is illegal in Greece, use taxis that are dirt cheap.

Can you get around Crete without a car?

Along the north coast of the island everything is reachable by public transportation. So you should not have an issue. You can find a place to stay in Chania, Rethymno and Heraklion and take the buses to move around. ... Based on Rethymnon: Rethymnon is nice little city that you'll enjoy as well.

Is it easy to travel around Crete by bus?

Crete is easy to explore by bus - they are reliable, cheap, comfortable and have aircon in most cases. The main north coast towns of Chania, Rethymno, Iraklion and Agios Nikolaos all have bus stations where you can then access many rural areas of the island.

How long does it take to drive around Crete?

around 90 minutes

Is there public transport in Crete?

Buses are the only form of public transport in Crete a quite extensive network makes it relatively easy to travel around the island. ... There is an hourly service along the main northern coastal road and less-frequent buses to the inland villages and towns on the south coast.

Is Crete safe for tourists?

Crete is generally a safe, friendly and hospitable place. Thefts, especially, are more likely to be committed by other tourists than locals. Still, as with anywhere, it pays to follow a few simple precautions: Keep track of your possessions in bus stations, markets and other crowded areas.