Which part of Crete is most beautiful?
5 Most Picturesque Places to See in Crete
Where is the best beach to stay in Crete?
The best Crete beach hotels, including family-friendly resorts and romantic retreats
Domes Noruz. Chania, Crete, Greece. Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas. Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece. Abaton Island Resort & Spa. Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort. Anemos Luxury Grand Resort. Nana Princess. Elounda Mare Hotel. Ammos Hotel.
Which is better Heraklion or Chania?
Chania is famous around Crete and Greece for its incredible architecture. Though Heraklion has several impressive buildings, it pales in comparison to Chania. On the other hand, Heraklion is more authentic, for lack of a better word. Both have a lively local population, but Chania is more touristy.
Lentas – a very quiet Crete village great for lovely beaches and peaceful walks.
Chania (pronounced Hania)
As Crete's second biggest city, tourists are unavoidable. However, interestingly enough, I found most of the tourists to be Greek!
Favoured by world travellers and locals alike for their spell-binding picturesque beauty and crystalline waters the top beaches in Chania, Crete comprise of the sandy beaches of Elafonissi, Balos, Falassarna, Frangokastello, Georgioupolis, Kalyves, Kiani Akti, Kolimpari, Platanias and Paleochora.
The high-speed ferries take about two hours, while slower ferries take three hours. Economy and business class seats are available for all ferries, as well as the option to bring a vehicle on board. Note that if you do bring a vehicle, your ticket price will increase.
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