Knossos Palace

Knossos Palace

Knossos is the most famous Minoan Palace of Crete and is located only 5 km southeast of Heraklion in the valley of the river Kairatos. During the Minoan times, the river Kairatos flowed all year around and the area around Knossos was covered in oaks and cypress trees. Nowadays, the majority of the trees are olive oils. The remains of the palace that we see today come from the second Minoan Palace. The first palace was built around 7000 BC…

Sfakia

Sfakia

Sfakia is the most southern part of Crete and Europe and belongs to the prefecture of Chania. Everyone that visits Sfakia is amazed by the natural beauty of this town. It is a place of complete relaxation and tranquility. Instead of a noisy town you can expect to find small coves, crystal clear water in sweet water beaches, gorges and exquisite food. Of course the most popular gorges is the one of Samaria. More than a quarter million people walk…

Triopetra

Triopetra

The name of Triopetra means “Three Rocks” and comes from the three stones that emerge through the sea in this wonderful beach. It is located 52 km south of Rethymno kai 13k southeast of the village Akoumia. It is a mildly organized beach with umbrellas and sunbeds and near the beach guests can find many taverns and rooms to let. On the other side of the hill of Triopetra, there is the beach of Agios Pavlos, also a famous sandy…

Matala

Matala

  Matala is located 68 km southwest of Heraklion on the boarders of the plain Messara and the Asterousia mountains. Matala is famous mostly because of the hippies that used to live there during the ‘70s in the man-made caves varved out of the rock thousands of years ago. The feeling of freedom, the amazing beach and the magic scenery was very appealing to the hippies from all over the world. All these things are the reasons that many people…

Destination Crete!

Destination Crete!

      Crete!  This is an island to visit more than once. Why? Find below at least 7 reasons to keep coming back! Rich Geomorphology & Rare Eco – Systems Crete counts many gorges, hundreds of caves, rolling hills with vineyards and olive trees, biotopes or extremely beauty like forest of cedars, oaks  and palms. You will find also NATURA protected areas and geological failures. If you are Naturalist and you love exploration, this is a place to visit.…

Motorclub Blog Is Online

Motorclub blog is online

Motor Club was founded in 1981 in the island of Crete by two childhood friends. Two young people who shared the same vision, the same passion for work and who always had in mind the best interest of their clients. Now days, we have enriched our business with a wide range of travel services. In addition to renting motorcycles, we now own an  increasing fleet of rental cars of various categories in order to meet the needs of the most…