The biggest island of Crete offers all year round tourism options because of its diverse nature. You will find here not only beautiful landscapes and beaches, but also rich history, Venetian architecture and delicious food. Northern Crete is more developed. Its biggest cities are located here: Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos. You can found some of the best family resorts and beachside hotels here with traditional taverns and water sports centers. Southern Crete on the other hand is quieter, with small traditional villages and less crowded beaches.