Knossos, how not to be in the proposals; entire Minoan civilization was that!
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Ascend the brownstone street, rest under the shade and gaze the view from where once stood a shining palace.
Experience firsthand the harvesting of grapes and other agricultural processes in the feast of the Archaniotis at the village Archanes . If you are in Crete it will certainly be a memorable experience to find yourself in a traditional feast. It will be a
Gorge - proposal for the county, Agiofarago! At the exit you will be rewarded with the cool waters of the beautiful beach.
Voila, the beach of Listi!
Find yourself in conditions of tornado and earthquake in the modern museum.
An excellent example of a traditional settlement is the village Arolithos, where the visitor can appreciate a representation of many elements of old-time Cretan daily life.
Excursion to the Forest of Rouvas and possibly extent the excursion by crossing the gorge.
It was prepared with great care to acquaint visitors children and adults with the residents of the liquid element.
Relatively deep waters, cliffs for diving, hiking to the nearby gorge ... a good suggestion for those who love action.
Maybe by the time that you will visit it has opened all the rooms and you will be able to enjoy all the exhibits found in years of excavations.
The museum is dedicated to Nikos Kazantzakis, one of the most famous Greek writers; a man who made his mark in Greek literature with a sharpness of intellect and daring of soul. In the museum the visitor can admire manuscripts and notes by the author; letters that he exchanged with great thinkers, politicians and writers of his era, the first...
Another city whose past glory is obvious through its ruins is the Roman capital Gortyna, perhaps named from Gortyna, son of Rhadamanthus, king of the nearby Phaistos. Situated 45 km south of Heraklion, it shows signs of habitation from the Neolithic era onward. Gortyna grew and enjoyed great fame from the 3rd century BC, especially when the...
Get to know not only folk instruments from around the world but also people with passion and unwavering love for music.
Besides the caves that once hosted the rebellious youth, there you will enjoy a beautiful sunset.
A stroll in the city of Heraklion can only include Koules, the fortress at the edge of the harbor.
This is a small artificial lake, surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape. You will find wooden tables perfect for picnics, a tavern and a cafe. Fish and ducks nest in the lake. From there you can enter the gorge of Agios Nikolaos and walk by way of the E4 highway to the forest of Rouvas.
Don't miss tasting the traditional food and as much as possible of traditional recipes that will be unforgettable.
Ideon Andron?? Definitely yes! Even the wise Pythagoras came here to be initiated to the birthplace of Zeus. Although, ceremonies are no longer performed in it and is not as impressive as other caves, it is worth visiting it for its mythology and only.