Hospitality is the key-element of our national and local identity, turning the island into a friendly, welcoming place for all foreign visitors…
At the southern edge of Europe, in the heart of the Mediterranean, Crete continues to be a unique and safe tourist destination. For yet another year millions of foreign visitors from America, Europe and all over the world will visit the island, to get to know its unique natural beauties.
Every corner of Crete, every village, every city, from Zakros to Elafonissi and from Gramvousa to Ierapetra constitutes a unique experience for the visitor. It is about those images that have been composing a unique setting for centuries now; a multi-dimensional mosaic that is completed by the elements of our culture, our Christian tradition, our customs, and our natural landscape.
For all visitors, Crete is a special and unique tourist destination. It is not only about the features of Crete that attract millions of foreign visitors as a modern destination.
What is more, Crete is a place endowed by nature, totally compensating its visitors with stories and century-long traditions that come to life through the ruins of the Minoan civilization.
Hospitality is the key-element of our national and local identity, turning the island into a friendly, welcoming place for all foreign visitors. The security that visitors feel on our island completes the sense of a unique trip.
In recent years, a large number of tourists choose to visit the island of Crete as their holiday destination. For all of them, Crete remains a hospitable place, a place that offers them unique opportunities for quality holidays.
As the Region of Crete, we welcome all of them, hoping that you will be given the opportunity to visit and admire the beauties of Crete during your stay in our country.