Photo by Bruce Harlick
This incredible Botanic Park in Crete can be found merely 20 kilometres outside of Chania, on the foot of the splendid Lefka Ori, which in English mean White Mountains. The White Mountains are recorded as the largest mountain range on the island and the most distinct feature of western Crete. The Botanical Park offers its visitors impressive scenery of approximately 20 hectares of vegetation including aromatic herbs, beautiful flowers, therapeutic plants and tropical trees. The park is so incredibly unique for its natural beauty but also it is impressive to notice how the landscape changes according to the season and attracts varied wildlife. The park is ideal to have a stroll within its premises and enjoy the tranquillity it enhances, away from the busy city life. It is the opportunity to relax and connect with nature.
Gorge of Samaria National Park
Photo by v kay
The island of Crete is packed with gorges which are visited constantly by adventurous visitors and locals alike. Samaria Gorge, being one of the most famed gorges in Crete, is in fact the longest gorge found in the whole of Europe! At the Samaria Gorge you will encounter extremely rare plants and animals, which are protected by International Law. One of the most enchanting creatures you will have the pleasure of meeting at the gorge, is the well-known ‘kri-kri,’ which is the islands wild goat. The goats are incredibly common on the island and can be seen in Samaria Village, since they often wander off towards the village houses. Further, you will have the chance to stroll through the forest of striking cypress and pine trees and enjoy the serenity nature has to offer!
E4 European Walking Path
Photo by Theophilos Papadopoulos
One of the most exciting and adventurous ways to explore the landscapes of Crete is to take the E4 European Walking Path. While on this exquisite path through the nature on the island from the West till the East, you will hike over the White Mountains known as Lefka Ori and pass Psiloritis and Dikti Mountains. The walk is estimated to be 320 kilometres long. You have the choice of taking a coastal or a mountainous route, which both are equally stunning. Enjoy your hiking trip!
Louis Creta Princess Hotel
These activities are just examples of activities you can engage in while holidaying in Crete which offers a variety of experiences. Experience the real Cretan hospitality at the best accommodation facility on the island, Louis Creta Princess Hotel. At the hotel you will have the chance to engage in ample activities and enjoy endless facilities. Feeling sporty? Why not play a game of tennis, football or volleyball. Want to loosen up? Why not spend some time in the Games Room. Are you in the party mood? Why not go out in the hotel’s in house nightclub. Louis Creta Princess 4 star Hotel strives to cater to all its guests’ moods and tastes! It surely will not disappoint you!