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Koule castle, the famous Venetian fortress, dominates the port of Heraklion. The name has Latin origins and means “fortress at sea”. It is one of the most important sights...
 
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The Botanical garden of Crete is located in Chania. Access is possible by car as well as by inter-city buses of Chania. This is a beautiful park which...
 
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The cave is located in the village of Zoniana, 52 km away from Rethymnon. In its labyrinthine interior, innumerable stalactites and stalagmites, diverse and colorful, invite the visitor to...
 
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Dikteon Cave is located on the northern side of Mount Dikte in Lassithi. The myth says that the pregnant Rhea, in order to protect herself and her baby from...
 
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The castle of Forteza is found in Rethymno, Crete. This is an impressive Venetian fortress on the southern-most edge of the town. It is built with a round dome...
 
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The Lasithi Plateau is located 50 km away from Herakleio. It is a fertile valley surrounded by the rugged mountains of Dikte. At the foot of the mountain are...
 
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The old town of Rethymnon vividly preserves a medieval and renaissance colour. It is located beneath the walls of the Venetian Fortezza (fortress). The Venetian port, a place with...
 
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This prehistoric Minoan city is built on the fertile plain of Mesara, a few kilometers away from Matala (Heraklion). Phaistos is the second most important archaeological town after Knossos....
 
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Preveli, in Rethymnon, brings to mind exotic destinations as the region is famous for its riverside palm forest, which streches two kilometers deep into a canyon. Where ther river...
 
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At the southern part of Chania, a natural treasure of wild beauty emerges. Samaria Gorge is the second longest canyon in Europe and the route of 18 km is...
 
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Located opposite to the cosmopolitan town of Elounda, the tiny island of Spinalonga will charm you with its mystic atmosphere and dark history. The island was fortified by the...
 
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The tomb of the great Cretan writer, Nikos Kazantzakis is located in Heraklion, behind the Venetian walls. This is a monument of our contemporary cultural heritage, dedicated to this...
 
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Anogia, in greek language the'' Upper'' land of Crete, is one of the most famous villages in the island. It is located at the foot of the legendary Psiloritis...
 
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Knossos is the most important specimen of the Minoan civilization, which flourished from 1700 to 1450 BC. The city of Knossos was inhabited from the late 7th millennium BC...
 
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With strong influences from the past, the old town of Chania is a very pretty neighborhood built next to the Venetian port of Chania. It is a quaint and...
 
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