Elafonissi beach is a small island, just 200 meters off the coast of Crete, which is accessible through the lagoon that connects it to the mainland. The sand on Elafonissi is white, but in many places it takes on a pink color due to the thousands of broken seashells it contains. The crystal clear, blue-green sea is reminiscent of an exotic paradise and that is the reason why it was voted as one the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Balos Lagoon is a beach that is situated all the way in the north-west of Crete on the Gramvousa peninsula.At Balos Lagoon, visitors are greeted with a stunning vista created by an outcropping of rock that is surrounded by pink sand and blue and turquoise water.
The gorge of Samaria is the second most visited tourist attraction on Crete (following the Minoan palace of Knossos) and by far the most popular walk. More than a quarter million people walk through the gorge every year from May to October. In winter the gorge is closed to visitors due to danger posed by water and falling stones.
A top ten beach in Europe 58km away from Chania you will discover an amazing beach. What characterises Falassarna the green-blue sea and the descending beach with the little rocks. The huge waves are its highlight .Falasarna used to be not much more than a deserted beach on the west coast of Crete. Offering stunning views and beautiful sunsets.
The Minoan palace is the main site of interest at Knossos, an important city in antiquity, which was inhabited continuously from the Neolithic period until the 5th c. AD. The palace was built on the Kephala hill and had easy access to the sea and the Cretan interior. According to tradition, it was the seat of the wise king Minos. The Palace of Knossos is connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth, with the Minotaur, and the story of Daidalos and Ikaros.