If you have a special wedding anniversary coming up, then check out this blog on why Crete is the perfect place for you and your loved one to jet off and celebrate.
Why Choose Crete for Your Romantic Break?
Anniversaries need romantic gestures, and what could be more romantic than a trip to the beautiful Greek island of Crete? This idyllic location in the Mediterranean Sea has been one of the most popular tourist spots in Europe for many years, and it’s no surprise why. The delicious cuisine, the friendliness of the locals, and the wonderful climate have ensured Crete has found a spot in the heart of its many visitors, thanks to its golden beaches, diverse landscapes, and rugged mountainscapes. We think you’ll fall in love with Crete.
Where is the Best Area to Stay in Crete?
It’s no surprise that with the amount of choice on the island of Crete, it can be difficult to know where to stay and which resort is the best choice. If you are interested in a laid-back lifestyle, then the South of the island is perfect with its peaceful villages, whereas if you crave the excitement of a buzzing nightlife, then the beach resort of Hersonissos is a great choice. Another great choice for those who want to experience authentic Cretan life, is the beautiful Chania, with traditional Greek shops and narrow, romantic cobbled streets. Or if you want it all, then Heraklion, the capital, is the perfect choice for you and your loved one.
What to See and Do in Crete on Your Romantic Anniversary
You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to romantic things to do. Whether you want to relax on the beach and soak up the sun with a glass of champagne in hand or take a romantic boat trip to the island of Spinalonga, you won’t go bored in Crete. A great sight-seeing attraction to do together is a visit to the archaeological site of Knossos, which is thought to be the oldest city in Europe. If you want a truly romantic experience, why not hike in the Samaria Gorge? Pack a picnic and stroll through natural beauty, wild goats and scenic flowers.