How do you get around in Crete?

How do you get around in Crete?

Getting Around Crete The best way to get around Crete is via car. There are public buses that connect visitors to the major cities of Heraklion, Rethymnon, Chania and Agios Nikolaos.

Is driving in Crete easy?

Driving in Crete is… well, different. Between the road conditions, the weather and the local people behind the wheel, a drive around Crete can sometimes be a challenge. However, there is nothing wrong with a little bit of a challenge now and then and this one is certainly worth it.

How much is it to hire a car in Crete?

Fast facts

Car type Average cost per day of car hire in Crete
Mini £19.80
Economy £22.40
Compact £29.20

How long does it take to travel around Crete?

about 5 to 8 hours

What length is Crete?

Crete is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest of the islands forming part of modern Greece. It is relatively long and narrow, stretching for 160 miles (260 km) on its east-west axis and varying in width from 7.5 to 37 miles (12 to 60 km).

Is there public transport in Crete?

Buses are the only form of public transport in Crete a quite extensive network makes it relatively easy to travel around the island. There is an hourly service along the main northern coastal road and less-frequent buses to the inland villages and towns on the south coast.

How do you get from Chania to kissamos?

By the bus CHANIA-KISSAMOS, in about 60 minutes. The bus departs from the bus station (KTEL) of Chania (corner of Partheniou Kelaidi Street and Kidonias Street, next to the Samaria Hotel) and takes you to the port of Kissamos, where you will get off in front of our ship.

What is the best time to go to the Greek islands?

Best Time to Visit the Greek Islands: The Greek islands are at their best from late May to early October for swimming, suntanning, and beach weather; and from April to early November for sightseeing, hiking, and exploring. A good travel itinerary for Greece should consider the weather patterns of the Greek islands.

Which is the best month to visit Greece?

The best time to visit most of Greece is outside the mid-July to end of August peak season, when soaring temperatures, plus crowds of foreigners and locals alike, can be overpowering.

How many seasons does Greece have?

Spring, summer, autumn, winter: All year round, Greece is the most beautiful country of the Mediterranean. Greece’s worldwide fame is due to its unique light, sea and islands that characterise the Greek summer.