Crete is the largest island in Greece offering a 1,000km long coastline full of bays, peninsulas, coves and sandy beaches. It is also known for its historic importance, as it is the home of the Minoan civilisation, Venetian fortresses and many mosques and monasteries. The landscape is extremely diverse with mountain ranges and gorges, Europe’s only palm tree forest beach by the coast and, inland, vast plains and plateaux.
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"I had a wonderful time on your Classical Greece Tour. It exceeded all my expectations. The itinerary was well thought out and included the most important sites of mainland Greece. The hotels were in excellent positions for exploring the sites and museums. Our tour guide, Marina, was amazing. Her personality was delightful. She was entertaining and her knowledge of the history and mythology of ancient Greece was truly remarkable; her passion for the places we visited brought them to life. It was a truly unforgettable experience. I had the best time ever! Thank you Cox & Kings."