How far is Santorini from Crete? The distance from the port of Heraklion to the port of Santorini (Athinios) is 63 nautical miles (120km).
How long is the boat ride from Crete to Santorini?
Around 2 and 3 hours
Is Crete worth going to?
There are hundreds of reasons to visit Crete at any time of year. The largest Greek island has mild weather, pristine beaches, great offerings for foodies and wine lovers, hundreds of ancient sites, breathtaking landscapes and hiking paths and wild nightlife.
Which part of Crete is best?
The best place to stay in Crete is Chania area or western Crete that actually has the best beaches of the island and some of the best hotels along with the beautiful Chania town with its elegant restaurants, the picturesque Old Town of Chania, and the incredible Samaria Gorge (which you should hike).
What is the best way to travel in Crete?
The best way to get around Crete is via car. There are public buses that connect visitors to the major cities of Heraklion, Rethymnon, Chania and Agios Nikolaos.
Which is better Heraklion or Chania?
Chania is famous around Crete and Greece for its incredible architecture. Though Heraklion has several impressive buildings, it pales in comparison to Chania. On the other hand, Heraklion is more authentic, for lack of a better word. Both have a lively local population, but Chania is more touristy.
What is the prettiest place in Crete?
Five Most Picturesque Places in Crete
Can you get a ferry from Chania to Santorini?
By Car + Ferry While there are no ferries directly from Chania to Santorini, you can easily travel to Heraklion and grab a ferry from there. Heraklion is a two-hour drive from Chania.
Is Crete expensive for food?
Is Crete Expensive for Food? Meals out in Crete can be very good value for money. Choosing seasonal, locally grown, locally raised or locally fished produce is always cheap on Crete. The Gyros (kebabs) are also very cheap and you'll find they are the most popular take away food in Crete.
How much is an average meal in Crete?
Prices in restaurants in Crete.
What's the currency in Crete?
Can I use my debit card in Crete?
Cash can be obtained from credit and debit cards at most banks (the majority work with Visa associated cards, far fewer with Mastercard). There is an ATM at the port, on arrival in Heraklion (look for the light blue kiosk as you disembark), Chania (Souda), and also at all the airports.
How much money do I need for 2 weeks in Greece?
2 Weeks in Greece Travel Costs
How much is a beer in Greece?
Cost of Living in Greece
How much is a glass of wine in Greece?
Prices in supermarkets in Greece.
Is wine expensive in Greece?
1 – It's relatively inexpensive, especially in Greece. You'll pick up quality Greek wine in Greece for around ten Euro or even less. Twenty Euro will get you a superb bottle of wine. Above that there's some really special wine produced but there's often no need to be that extravagant.