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Best natural attractions in Crete

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Natural attractions in Crete

National Park
4.5
Featuring a dramatic feature of Crete's landscape, Samaria Gorge National Park serves as a major tourist attraction and a protected biosphere
Tours from $38
Island
4.4
Fortress Spinalonga sits as a rocky islet floating in the blue waters of the Gulf of Elounda. The region's 16th century Venetian rulers carve
Tours from $41
Island
Chrissi Island , Ierapetra
3.3
A number of tour companies offer excursions to the uninhabited and picturesque Chrissi Island. Once your boat arrives, you can get orientated
Tours from $27
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4.9
Duration: 8 hours
Join this 8-hour guided excursion through the Cretan mountains and discover the wonders of the Minoan Route. Stop at historic sites including an ancient Roman aqueduct and the Diction Cave, the mythological birthplace of Zeus. Enjoy a traditional snack with 'raki' in the village of Kastamonitsa, and a Cretan-style lunch at a local tavern in Lassithi.
Book on Viator from $86
Water Body
Lake Kournas , Kournas
4.2
Surrounded by mountains, Lake Kournas is Crete's only freshwater lake. Take a walk around the 3.5 km (2.2 mi) perimeter to look for some mari
Tours from $29
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Lake Voulismeni , Agios Nikolaos
4.4
According to local legend, the goddess Athena regularly bathed in Lake Voulismeni. Renowned internationally for its curative powers, the lake

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