Travel Blogs from Crete
... not to breathe in the fumes belching from a factory just on the outskirts of the town. We stopped on the way for lunch too at a bakery; for the past few days, lunch has been cheese with pastry or pastry with cheese. A warm, side-plate sized disc of fat with fat. Delicious, cheap at 1-2 euros but not very good for the waistline! Arriving in Kissamou, we did a lap and decided that Chania was much more to our liking and drove back. We ...
We arrived in Chania (pronounced Harn-ya) on Saturday. Despite initially thinking otherwise, we hired a car to drive from Zaros to Chania; wheeling all our luggage (65kg) 1.5km to get to the bus stop in Zaros at 6am was too hard!
The roads from Zaros to Chania look, on the map, like scribble drawn by a 3 year old. It could ...
... There are no excursions to be up for.
I think there a are lot of people aboard, who, like me and beginning to realize that this cruise is nearing its end. That isn’t a happy prospect for most of us; it seems as if a good time is truly being had by all.
As I write this I am sitting on my balcony, a place I have visited only twice on this cruise. At breakfast this morning I solicited opinions from anyone ...
Day 31 We woke up early, and made our way to have breakfast at a place famous for it bougiatsa. It is really hard to explain, but it is very light cheese, almost like custard, wrapped in filo pastry topped with sugar. It is very sweet and really good! For lunch we went to a souvlaki place and had it in a wrap, all dressed! It even had French fries in it. We spent the rest of the day walking all ...
... had such a great view over all of Chania. After lunch we went to a travel agency to book a little excursion for John and I to do tomorrow. We walked around old Chania, stopping in at almost every shop down every street. We walked around the port, stopped for a nice drink, and admired the boats. We went back to the apartment for dinner, and enjoyed Effie's delicious cooking. That was probably the thing that I missed most, a nice home cooked ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Afroditi Crete
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $205
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $193
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $68
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $126
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $91
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $353
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $50
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $153
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $116
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $112
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $67
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $77
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $132
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $96
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon