Top Attractions in Crete Reachable by Taxi

Collage of top attractions in Crete, including the ancient ruins, the white sand and clear waters of Sitia Beach, the turquoise waters and the unique palm forest and beautiful beach of Vai Palm Beach.

Top Attractions in Crete Reachable by Taxi

Crete offers a variety of stunning attractions easily accessible by taxi. Here are some must-visit spots:

Top Attractions in Crete

1. Knossos Palace

  • Location: Heraklion
  • Why Visit: Explore the ruins of Europe’s oldest city and the center of Minoan civilization.

2. Elafonissi Beach

  • Location: Southwestern Crete
  • Why Visit: Famous for its pink sand and crystal-clear waters.

3. Samaria Gorge

  • Location: White Mountains, Chania
  • Why Visit: A scenic hike through one of Europe’s longest gorges.

4. Rethymno Old Town

  • Location: Rethymno
  • Why Visit: Wander through Venetian architecture, narrow streets, and charming shops.

5. Balos Lagoon

  • Location: Gramvousa Peninsula, Chania
  • Why Visit: Stunning turquoise waters and white sand beaches.

6. Arkadi Monastery

  • Location: Rethymno
  • Why Visit: A historic site symbolizing Cretan resistance.

7. Sitia – Vai Palm Beach

  • Location: Eastern Crete
  • Why Visit: The only natural palm forest in Europe with beautiful beaches and clear waters.

8. Agios Nikolaos

  • Location: Eastern Crete
  • Why Visit: A picturesque coastal town with a charming lake, vibrant nightlife, and stunning views.

Tips for Visiting

  • Book your taxi in advance through our online service  ALTA Hellas to ensure a smooth journey.
  • Confirm the price by writing your pick-up point and destination point.
  • Inquire about round-trip services if you plan to return by taxi.

Exploring Crete by taxi offers a convenient and comfortable way to see the island’s top attractions without the hassle of navigating public transport or rental cars. Enjoy your journey!


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