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Things to do on Crete 27

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Eat figs on Crete
Eugene Krasowski Eat figs#1 of 27 things to do on Crete

All over Crete, on every corner, particularly juicy figs growing, so you just have to pick them and eat, it is very delicious :)

How much: from 4 euros#authentic#free#fruitsCrete
Climbing on the fortress of Spinalonga on Crete
Леся Кречетова Climbing on the fortress of Spinalonga#2 of 27 things to do on Crete

Reach the island and climb to the highest point of the fortress, offering magical views of Crete.

How much: from 8 euros#strolling#views#selfieFortress of Spinalonga
Visit the Island of the Living Dead on Crete
Леся Кречетова Visit the Island of the Living Dead#3 of 27 things to do on Crete

Visit the most impressive island of Crete, which has been a prison for leprosy patients for a long time.

How much: from 8 euros#unusual#authentic#views#nature#mysticThe Leper Island Spinalonga
Walk above the gorge of Aradena on Crete
Eugene Krasowski Walk above the gorge of Aradena#4 of 27 things to do on Crete

Walk on the bridge hanging over the formidable gorge, where at every step shaking the wooden planks, and the height can make you feel a dizzy.

How much: free#unusual#free#strolling#views#extreme#selfieThe Gorge of Aradena
Walk through the ruins of Knossos Palace on Crete
Eugene Krasowski Walk through the ruins of Knossos Palace#5 of 27 things to do on Crete

Walk among the ruins of the palace and try to get out of the labyrinth of the Minotaur.

How much: from 6 euros#authentic#strolling#mysticKnossos Palace
Try Greek salad on Crete
Felicity Try Greek salad#6 of 27 things to do on Crete

Try a simple, but very tasty salad, where the main ingredient is considered to be a real Greek feta, white cheese from sheep's milk.

How much: from 4 euros#cuisineCrete
Dive from the catamaran in lake Kournas on Crete
Mickey Collins Dive from the catamaran in lake Kournas#7 of 27 things to do on Crete

You can rent a catamaran, ride to the middle of the lake and enjoy the warm waters.

How much: from 7 euros#active#attractions#kids#fun#selfieKournas lake
Take a walk on the spit to the church of St. Nicholas on Crete
Kateryna Plakhotna Take a walk on the spit to the church of St. Nicholas#8 of 27 things to do on Crete

For a small white church leads a long spit of rough stones, and this trip is difficult :)

How much: free#free#strolling#viewsSaint Nikolas church
See kri-kri on Crete
oddviser See kri-kri#9 of 27 things to do on Crete

Staying on a halt in the Samaria Gorge, you can feed a mountain goat kri-kri, which is found only in Crete, from your hands.

How much: free#animals#natureCrete
See the birth of turtles Caretta-Caretta on Crete
Kateryna Plakhotna See the birth of turtles Caretta-Caretta#10 of 27 things to do on Crete

In summer turtles are born on the shores of Crete and you'll be able to see their first steps.

How much: free#unusual#free#animals#nature#awwCrete
Take a dip in the waterfall Richtis on Crete
Eugene Krasowski Take a dip in the waterfall Richtis#11 of 27 things to do on Crete

After a walk through the gorge Richtis it's time to plunge into the cool water, exposing yourself to the waterfall.

How much: free#unusual#free#nature#selfieRichtis waterfall
Ride on a donkey on Crete
Eugene 2K Ride on a donkey#12 of 27 things to do on Crete

If you want to climb to the entrance of the cave of Zeus, you can ride on a little donkey, which will carry you to the entrance of the cave for a few minutes.

How much: from 15 euros#unusual#active#authentic#animals#strolling#selfiePsychro Cave
Feed the wild geese and ducks near the lake Kournas on Crete
Mickey Collins Feed the wild geese and ducks near the lake Kournas#13 of 27 things to do on Crete

Feed from the hands the wild geese and ducks that live in the bush and totally not afraid of anybody :)

How much: free#free#animals#natureKournas lake
Drive the scenic road Koksare-Preveli on Crete
Kateryna Plakhotna Drive the scenic road Koksare-Preveli#14 of 27 things to do on Crete

Ride from the village Koksare to the monastery Preveli, and pass through the famous gorge.

How much: free#unusual#free#views#natureKotsifos Gorge
Try Ouzo on Crete
Mickey Collins Try Ouzo#15 of 27 things to do on Crete

Come into a small tavern and order ouzo - anisette beverage, which you should drink with fried octopus.

How much: from 11 euros#cuisine#souvenirs#adultCrete
Walk through the Skotino Cave on Crete
Joan Naples Walk through the Skotino Cave#16 of 27 things to do on Crete

Take the necessary equipment with you and have an extreme descent into the cave, trying not to slip on the slippery stones.

How much: free#active#free#nature#extreme#dangerousSkotino Cave
Try roasted barbounia on Crete
oddviser Try roasted barbounia#17 of 27 things to do on Crete

Clicked as seeds, fried red mullet fish, sprinkling it with lemon juice and drink with a cold non-alcoholic beer.

How much: from 50 euros#cuisineCrete
Walk on the uninhabited Elafonisi island on Crete
oddviser Walk on the uninhabited Elafonisi island#18 of 27 things to do on Crete

Reach wade to a desert island and lie down on the pink sand.

How much: free#unusual#free#strolling#natureElafonisi island
Go along the bottom of the Aradena Gorge on Crete
Ай Хантер Go along the bottom of the Aradena Gorge#19 of 27 things to do on Crete

Go down to the bottom of the gorge and have a lont trip along dry riverbed to the sea.

How much: free#unusual#free#nature#extremeThe Gorge of Aradena
See pond sliders on Crete
oddviser See pond sliders#20 of 27 things to do on Crete

Unusual pond sliders that are found in large numbers in the lake Kournas, you can not only take pictures but also hold in your arms.

How much: free#free#animals#natureKournas lake
Sunbathing on a secluded beach Glyka Nera on Crete
Eugene Krasowski Sunbathing on a secluded beach Glyka Nera#21 of 27 things to do on Crete

Relax on the pebble beach, posing under the rays of the Cretan sun away from the hustle and bustle.

How much: free#free#relax#natureGlyka Nera Beach
Visit the cave of Zeus on Crete
Eugene 2K Visit the cave of Zeus#22 of 27 things to do on Crete

Visit the birthplace of Zeus the Thunderer, and you will see how many centuries ago Greeks brought gifts to their main god.

How much: from 4 euros#unusual#nature#phenomenonsPsychro Cave
Go for massage therapy on Crete
oddviser Go for massage therapy#23 of 27 things to do on Crete

Feel how your body is filled with energy, as all the heavy thoughts leave you and how you again start to breathe after therapeutic massage.

How much: price unknown#health#relaxThe Agigma Сenter
Try the Cretan mountain tea on Crete
Mickey Collins Try the Cretan mountain tea#24 of 27 things to do on Crete

Crete is famous for its herbal teas, so in the evening you can relax with a cup of this drink of mountains in cozy cafe.

How much: from 1 euro#authentic#cuisine#health#souvenirsCrete
Try feta on Crete
Mickey Collins Try feta#25 of 27 things to do on Crete

Try the best Greek cheese, which was recognized around the world and brought a small package to your relatives.

How much: from 11 euros#cuisine#souvenirsCrete
Dive from the rocks on the Matala beach on Crete
Eugene Krasowski Dive from the rocks on the Matala beach#26 of 27 things to do on Crete

Dive in the waters of the Libyan sea from a cliff, which is located inside a cave - dwelling hippies.

How much: free#active#free#views#nature#extreme#dangerousMatala beach
Try olive oil on Crete
oddviser Try olive oil#27 of 27 things to do on Crete

The best olive oil is produced in Greece, and among the Greeks, the most delicious and high-quality oil is prepared by Cretans.

How much: from 8 euros#cuisine#souvenirsCrete
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