The village of Archanes

The village of Archanes

This captivating village sits in rolling hills surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. It has many beautifully restored Neoclassical houses. In fact, Archanes is officially the 2nd best-restored village in Europe. The local agricultural co-operative is one of the oldest in Greece, and produces some top-notch wines.
The Palace of Knossos

The Palace of Knossos

Crete (Heraklion Area)

The ancient ruins of the Palace of Knossos transport you back in time to Minoan Crete. Walk amongst the ruins and mingle through the remnants of the old Palace walls to appreciate the grandeur of the...

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Heraklion

Heraklion

Crete (Heraklion Area)

As the largest city in Crete, Heraklion has lots to offer. Visit Daedalou Street to shop the designer clothes stores, or wander down the side streets to discover independent shops. The enormous Archaeological...

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Skotino Cave

Skotino Cave

Gouves, Crete (Heraklion Area)

Lying to the south of Gouves, Skotino Cave is one of the most impressive cave systems in Crete and is free to visit. It's reputed to be the Minotaur’s labyrinth and the place where the goddess Diana was...

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