Heraklion Old Town

Heraklion Heraklion is the largest city (among Chania,Rethimno and Agios Nikolaos), whose emblem is the Venetian fortress of Koules and it harmoniously combines a multilingual past as Byzantine churches standing next to the Venetian mansions and Turkish fountains and a thriving present with many restaurants, coffee shops and bars that cater to every ...

11/09/2019
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Agios Nikolaos

  So different from all other towns in Crete, Agios Nikolaos manages to combine the sleepy feel of a seaside resort with all the amenities of a cosmopolitan port.

10/08/2019
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Book with us an unforgettable Day tour at Rethimno old Town

Wander through the beautiful alleys of Old Town Rethimno. When you’re in Rethimno,  you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to wander the narrow alleys of Old Town, a seaside neighborhood that dates back to the 11th century. Here you’ll find prime examples of Venetian Renaissance architecture along with splashes of Turkish influen ...

13/06/2019
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The abandoned Greek island shrouded in mystery

Spinalonga island located at the  village of Plaka in north-eastern Crete. The diminutive 8.5-hectare islet in the Gulf of Mirabello. A stone’s throw from Plaka, the arid, rocky islet once served as a military stronghold during Venetian (and later Ottoman) rule; a medieval citadel stands testament to that chapter in the island’s history. In 19 ...

28/05/2019
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Explore the Heraklion Archaeological Museum

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a must-see in Crete island   and all of Greece, even for its extensive collection of Minoan art. Highlights include a mini-statue of a Snake Goddess and the Phaistos Disk, a clay tablet with symbols that have not been deciphered to this day. All artifacts (spanning some 5,000 years of history) in this ...

21/09/2018
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The Palace of Knossos

The Myth These labyrinthine ruins are said to have been home to the monstrous Minotaur, a half-man half-bull creature that devoured young virgins. Knossos The centre of Minoan civilisation and capital of Minoan Crete lay 5km south of Heraklion. Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. It had large palace buildings, extensive workshop i ...

25/09/2017
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Hike Samaria gorge

Samaria Gorge National Park. Stretching for about 10 miles through  southern Chania Prefecture’s White Mountains , Samaria Gorge is thought to be one of the longest canyons in Europe. The gorge trail begins on the Omalos plateau at Xyloskalo, perched high among the mountains. ...

14/09/2017
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Elafonisi Beach

Swim in the southwest corner of Crete, Elafonisi beach sparkles with pink-tinted sand and crystal-clear Mediterranean waters. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can wade across Elafonisi’s shallow lagoon to a small, uninhabited island, home only to a historic lighthouse, a chapel and more than 100 native plant species. Recent travelers ...

08/09/2017
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Cretan Cooking Class at a Farm with Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off

Gain deeper insight into Greek cuisine during a Cretan cooking class at a local farm. Designed with food lover in mind, this experience teaches you how to create 4-5 classic Greek recipes, and gives you access to ingredients and equipment that you may not have at home. Plus, included hotel pickup and drop-off make for a seamless experience. Experie ...

07/09/2017
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