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With a car, you can easily visit Crete, the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean, and enjoy the unique coastal scenery and attractions of the cities. Crete has approximately 600,000 inhabitants, of which alone 140,000 people in Heraklion (or also Heraklion), Crete's largest city, live, which is at the same time, the economic and cultural centre of the island. If you want to explore Crete with a rental car, car hire companies in all cities are available, which can be booked on

Rent a car at the airport of Crete

If you arrive by plane, international airport "Nikos Kazantzakis" Heraklion offers the service of all major car hire companies, so that nothing in the way a website with a hire car. Heraklion airport is the main airport of the island of Crete and is also one of the most important in all Greece. Only about two kilometres from the city centre of Heraklion, the Airport offers a good cabling. Domestic flights are several times a day to destinations as Athens offered, also international cities such as Hamburg, Bucharest, Naples are regularly and Basel served. If you choose for a car, check the prices best advance because these can vary significantly depending on the providers and tour operators.

The name of the island

The origin of the name of the island of Crete, many myths and legends, which however until today no one know which is true rank has always been. Some of the ways go back to female figures of antiquity, who all wore the Greek name Ridge. These figures are the daughters, women or the lover of Greek Kings or mythical heroes from the sagas. Also, an origin into account is pulled, which returns back to the King of Kres. As the son of Zeus this should have serves as a name for the island.

Sights in Crete

Be on exploration with a car in Crete: how many other islands and cities of Greece also Crete an admirable and centuries-old architecture has, which is worth to see it themselves. Among the many famous attractions including the Phaistos. The Phaistos is a an ancient Minoan settlement from the bronze age, the remnants and ruins of which can be viewed even today. Located near the South coast of the island, the old walls and relics of the former Palace and the old buildings spread out over a vast area and provide a unique view into the time of the ancient world and the at that time the prevailing architecture of the Greeks.

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