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5 Incredible Things to Do in Crete in Winter

Are you a winter person? Do you love vacationing in the winter? If yes, Crete is the most favorable place to travel. You can escape the colder climates while enjoying the history and culture of the most famous European islands. In addition, spending your winter in Crete relieves you from dealing with the hordes of tourists exploring the islands during the summer.

However, you will never experience the hassle of finding any transportation in Crete. You can opt for car hire in Crete even during the winters and enjoy indulging in several activities even during the winters!

Enlisted are some of the most favorite activities travelers love to indulge in during their visit to Crete:

Exploring Chania’s Famous Lighthouse and Venetian Harbor

One can find Chania as a charming town irrespective of the time of visit. However, if you want to avoid the hordes of summer and explore the beauty of its architecture, winter is the best time. 

While exploring the Venetian Harbor, you can explore the Firka Fortress, the Venetian Lighthouse, and the beauty of the colourful houses on the water. You can also book a car hire Crete, and visit the most remarkable spots of the city, including the Egyptian Lighthouse, the old Venetian Harbor, and the well of Turk, among other nearby places.

Exploring the Archaeological Museums

Although Crete has lovely weather even during the winters, some travelers experience chills. If you are experiencing chills, you can explore the Heraklion archeological museums, one of the renowned archeological museums across Europe. You can explore the museum’s collections, including treasures from the Minoan civilizations and a replica of the Knossos Palace, which belonged to the legendary King Minos. In addition, you can visit other museums, including the archeological museum of Chania and Rethymno.

Arrange a Picnic on the Beach

Although you will not be able to swim in the Cretan beach waters in the winter, you can enjoy the islands’ beauty by arranging a wintertime picnic on the beach. While in the summers, the beaches remain crowded with several travelers, the beaches in the winter remain nearly empty, where you can enjoy all by yourself.

Besides indulging in these exciting activities, you can also explore the entire island by booking a car hire at Crete!

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