Welcome to Crete

Crete is a Greek island steeped in history and mythology. The traveler to Crete can sun themselves on the gorgeous beaches, enjoy the scenic beauty of the mountainscapes, study ancient ruins, and sample the fabulous local cuisine. The island is very mountainous due to the tall mountain range that runs west and east across the island. Condor can fly you to Crete utilizing the cheap flight offers.

Crete, in ancient times, was the centre of the Minoan civilization, which is reputedly the earliest European civilization in recorded history. The first known human inhabitants date back to the Paleolithic Age, more than 130,000 years ago. Early history of Crete is rich with legends of great heroes like King Minos. Crete has fascinating ancient treasures you can admire on your cheap flight to Crete with Condor.

Take advantage of Crete's holiday temperatures

Flight facts

Travelers can reach Crete through 2 international airports, one in Heraklion and one in Chania, and a smaller airport in Sitia. Fifteen percent of all visitors to Greece will come through the international airport in Heraklion. Take advantage of Condor's cheap flights to Crete and experience all that this fascinating island has to offer. Flights are available from major US airports such as Baltimore, Anchorage and Los Angeles.

Crete has long been a favorite holiday destination of Europeans. In Crete, you can soak up the sun on beautiful beaches with white sand and blue waters, explore ancient palaces and ruins, hike the spectacular mountains, and take a walk through the fertile, lush valleys. Of course, the gastronomy of the island is fabulous. With Condors cheap plane tickets, you can discover this stunningly beautiful, ancient island that is shrouded in Mythology.

Heraklion weather

Five-day forecast

MONDAY

26.02.

17°C

TUESDAY

27.02.

17°C

WEDNESDAY

28.02.

19°C

THURSDAY

01.03.

16°C

FRIDAY

02.03.

19°C

Average
temperature (°C)

  • 30
  • 20
  • 10
  • 0
  • -10
  • -20
  • -30
  • JAN
  • FEB
  • MAR
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  • MAY
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