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Matala


To the north of Vathy, we come across the world-wide famous beach of Matala. It is an arm of land made of porous stone, weathered by the fury of the waves, winds and saltiness. As a result, tenths of caves, caverns and hollows have been formed. The bay was chosen by the Minoans to become the harbour of Festos after the destruction of Kommos and the port of Gortys, during Roman times, when Gortys was chosen to be the capital of Crete by the Romans.

During the 60’s and 70’s, Matala constituted the point of gathering for restless youth and rebels from all over the world, as was the movement of the Hippies during those times. Vestiges of those times are still to be found here, through the youth festivals that take place annually, gathering hundreds of young people from Crete and abroad.



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We cooperate with the parking lots of all the airports. The customers can get the car they want from any of these parking lots
If you crash your cash, call our agency at once. We will call the competent authorities (traffic police, police etc.) and then we will replace your crashed car right away.
Our agency cooperates with the parking lots of all the airports. The customer can drop the car off at any of these parking lots with no extra charge.
Our agency cooperates with Interamerican. In case of a breakdown, we provide 24-hour-road rescue service and a car replacement for all our customers.