Crete is one of the major pillars of tourism development in Greece.
In Crete, tourism is the main driver of growth, meeting all modern requirements for providing high quality services. From the 6 star hotels to the small family farms, tourist services in Crete are characterized by their very high level.
Moreover, today Crete houses different forms of tourism such as agricultural tourism, cruise tourism, conference tourism, sports tourism (especially golf) and religious tourism. Lately, Crete has also turned into a medical destination, as its medical centers have gained high reputation abroad.
Visitors reach the island via the three international airports in Heraklion, Chania and Sitia, or by ferry from the port of Heraklion, Chania, Rethymnon, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia and Kissamos.