Crete Island Things to Do

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    Boats to Spinalonga
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    Coins from the numismatic collection
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  • 26. Heraklion Archaeological Museum

    The observant may have noted a variant spelling on the museum. This reflects the fact that every place name in Greece can be spelt three different ways. For the average tourist it can be confusing...

  • 27. Heraklion Prefecture

    At the foot of Mount Psiloriti Zaros is a fresh water lake from where much of the bottled water comes from. If you are a visitor to Crete I am sure you have drank a bottle of Zaros water. It is very...

  • 28. Crete Aquarium

    The Aquarium offers visitors a chance to plunge themselves into the great marine world of the Mediterranean.From the big hunter Sharks to tiny Seahorses and Jellyfish.The diversity of marine life is...

  • 29. Gournia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Gournia site is extensive and the excavations have revealed a thriving Minoan trading town of winding alleys lined by tiny houses, workshops, a market place and, on the top of the hill, a palace,...

  • 30. The Imbros Gorge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This gorge is less famous than the Samaria gorge, but it is just as beautiful and far less busy. While the Samaria gorge is know for its endless stream of tourists (up to 5000 a day in the summer),...

  • 31. Fodele

    El Greco was born and grew up in Fodele, near Iraklion, about 1541. He settled in Spain and is regarded as the first great genius of the Spanish School. He was known as El Greco (the Greek), but his...

  • 32. Lato

    I almost forgot to add Lato, a must-see archaeological site near Agios Nikolaos. It was in our view the most impressive site in eastern Crete, even better than Knossos. It is a marvellous location...

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There is so much to do on Crete, exploring ancient ruins, walking through lovely countryside, climbing mountains, eating great food or just relaxing and soaking up the sun, there is something for...

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