Exploring Crete by road

There are many reasons why people are drawn to the largest (and arguably the most beautiful) of the Greek islands, the main highlights being the interesting culture, weather and diversity of stunning scenery. Crete has an endless supply of glorious beaches and devastatingly clear seas, bustling cities and modernities. It also is famed for its incredible ancient ruins, tiny ramshackle fishing villages, rugged mountainscapes and serene hillside dwellings. Although sadly, the island is not untouched by development and can be popular with the tourist crowds. I personally believe the best way to see Crete is to hire a car and head out of the packed resorts and explore the island for yourself

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