The rugged terrain of Crete is a paradise for lovers of off-road exploration. Driving in dirt tracks, on the edge of steep slopes with breathtaking sea views, is a unique experience.
The island is home to an increasing number of companies offering four-wheel-drive excursions in the most amazing places on the island. Crossing mountains on motorbikes is also a very popular activity of local motor clubs.
Cycling, either off-road or on asphalt-paved roads, is also a wonderful way to explore the hinterland. Many companies and cycling clubs operate in this sector. The Cycling Tour of Crete is one of the most famous cycling events and attracts many visitors from all over the globe.