Welcome to Crete!

Prenota un hotel a Creta Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, a long 260 km stretch with a width varying from 12 km to 60 km in its central part. It lies on the south of the Aegean Sea and its ...

Not to be missed

Not to be missed Archaeology The Palace of Knossos, 1900 BC, certainly deserves a visit in order to admire its famous frescoes, but remember that for the most part, these are replicas and the origina...

The Palace of Knossos in Crete

The Palace of Knossos in Crete The archaeological site of Knossos is probably one of the most famous monuments in the world. Its reputation is due to the ancient history and legend around the palace ...
Phaistos Palace

Festos Palace in Crete

Festos Palace in Crete The archaeological site of Festos is less famous than that of Knossos due to the lack of ancient legends that concern the city. Despite this, the archaeological excavations of ...
Museo Archeologico di Heraclion

Archaeological Museum of Heraklion in Crete

The many archaeological finds on the island of Crete are now preserved in the beautiful Archaeological Museum which is based in the city of Heraklion. The museum is spread across two floors with a to...
Gole di samaria

The Samaria Gorge – Crete

The Samaria Gorge – Crete At about 9 AM dozens of buses unload the thoughtless excursionists ready for facing the walk through the canyon, knowing that at the end of the long path a boat is wai...
Disco Festo

Disk of Festo – Crete

Disk of Festo – Crete The Disk of Festo is a manufactured article in terracotta still dipped in the legend and in the mystery. It was recovered under a wall of the building of Festo in 1907 fro...

The most Beautiful Beaches of Eastern Crete

The most Beautiful Beaches of Eastern Crete Some places are well known thanks to their indisputable fame; others can be reached only by consulting carefully the map and leaving the so-called major to...
elafonisi

Elafonisi – Crete

Elafonisi In Elafonisi, according to the map, we would expect to find at least a village; on the contrary there is only the famous beach, crowded with bathers. The impact, especially during high seas...
Gramvousa Balos

Gramvousa – Balos

Gramvousa – Balos The most beautiful sea in Crete can be found in Gramvousa (Balos) where you can get to only with a daily visit by boat from Kissamos or following a dirt road for 10 Km (not wi...