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Palace of Knossos

4 star rating: Recommended 37 Reviews

The best place to capture the mystery and magic of Crete’s ancient Minoan civilization is the ruins of Knossos, just outside Heraklion. The secrets of this ...  Read more

Chania Old Town

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Lying on the north coast of Crete just west of Heraklion, Chania is Crete’s most charming old town and also one of its most historic areas. Mosques, ...  Read more

Samaria Gorge

4.5 star rating: Recommended 19 Reviews

Samaria Gorge is legendary amongst hikers, with more than 1,000 walkers hitting the rugged river valley trail daily in summer. Europe’s longest gorge offers a ...  Read more

Chrissi Island

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

Chrissi Island sits about 9 miles south of the town of Ierapetra on Crete. It is 4.35 miles long and 1.25 miles across at its widest point. The island is a ...  Read more

Spinalonga

4 star rating: Recommended 19 Reviews

For centuries the island of Spinalonga has been known for its Venetian fortress, and more recently it was the setting for the 2005 novel 'The Island' by ...  Read more

Malia

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 6 Reviews

It might not be as famous as the Palace of Knossos, but in its day Malia was a thriving Minoan city with an impressive palace complex. These days, however, ...  Read more

Acqua Plus Water Park

Acqua Plus Water Park is the most popular water park on the island of Crete, and it is located less than 20 miles from Heraklion. It's situated on a hill ...  Read more

Arkadi Monastery

Perched on a 500-meter high plateau with a backdrop of hillside vineyards, ancient olive groves and the distant peak of Mt Ida, it’s easy to see why the ...  Read more

Cretaquarium

As stated in the address, Crete’s aquarium is located on the edge of a former U.S. Air Force station. There is a beach nearby to create a full day of activity. ...  Read more

Frangokastello Beach

With its long sandy beaches and shallow waters, Frangokastello beach is among the island’s most popular, and the sleepy seaside resort has retained its ...  Read more

Gournes Beach

Gournes Beach is a sandy beach in the town of Gournes on northern Crete. It is located nine miles east of Heraklion, the capital of the island. The town is on ...  Read more

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Second in size and importance to the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, the Heraklion Archaeological Museum houses the most magnificent collection of ...  Read more

Historical Museum of Crete

The Historical Museum of Crete collects and preserves valuable archaeological, ethnographic and historical material from Crete’s more recent past. The A.G. ...  Read more

Imbros Gorge

Imbros Gorge is located in the countryside of western Crete. It is one of the most popular gorges for hikers on the island. It's popular for many reasons ...  Read more

Koules Fortress

Situated at the end of the Heraklion’s inner harbor near the Old Harbor jetty is the Koules Fortress. Koules is the Turkish name for the fortress but the ...  Read more

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