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Crete – this actually state is in the state, but not simply one of islands in composition Greece. Crossing of cultures and people is located on the border of three parts of the world – Africa, Europe and Asia. Crete – it more than 300 sunny days in a year, difficult to traverse mountains and sandy beaches, unique sights, modern hotels, ancient customs and traditions that is athrob kept locals.


Development of ferry report

Crete can boast an extensive coastline long more than 750 kilometres. An island is washed at once three seas – Aegean, Cretan and Lybian. Crete is an important tourist object, that assists development of ferry report. Preliminary reserving a ticket on a voyage, it is possible to avail, by both interisland ferriages and to get to mainland Greece or back.

Ferries: the highly sought routes of island Crete

One of the most comfortable and picturesque methods to get on an island – on a sea. Main ports of Crete it is been Heraklion, regularly accepting about two million, and Ships that is bound by a report with other islands of Greece passengers. Among the most popular directions of ferriages following.

  • Athens – Piraeus. Voyages come true by the companies of Hellenic Seaways, ANEK, SuperFast etc. A ferriage becomes also highly sought to port of Rafina, that is located only in 15 kilometres from the airport of the capital of Greece.
  • Passenger transportations to Cycladic to the islands (Paros, of Santorini, Ios et al) and archipelago of Dodecanese (Kasos, Rhodes etc.).
  • Heraklion – Santorini.
  • Ships – Piraeus .

In a high season, in summer, ordering tickets on a ferry is recommended beforehand, the highly sought of this transport is very large in fact. In winter a tourist stream diminishes, therefore intensity of marine report goes down also.

Today Crete offers rest suited to every fancy. Will please here, both extreme lovers and those, who prefers to luxuriate on clean large beaches with purely-clean water. Besides, habitants of island – very hospitable, they will feed a delicious local meal, will teach to dance to sirtaki and will tell about an art to live leisurely and with maximal pleasure.