Destinations in Crete, Greece

Heraklion is home to Knossos, the capital of the Minoans, built 4000 years ago. Visit the remarkable archeological museum and the Venetian fortress.

A photo showing one part of Chania old port.
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Chania

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Its Old Greece architecture makes this town a treasure of sights and photography. Experience the old town on foot and don't miss local delicacies.

A picture showing a part of the old port of Rethymno.
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Rethymno

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The old town is adorned with Venetian and renaissance architecture and monuments. Top favorite is a walk in the old harbor and local restaurants.

Being Greece's sunniest town, here you can experience history unfolding: sights from ancient Greece, the Byzantines, the Venetians, and the Ottomans.

A picture showing small fishing boats at the lake of Agios Nikolaos on Crete.
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Agios Nikolaos is a charming little town blessed with gorgeous gorges, boat trip options, historical sites, and beautiful beaches in its vicinity.

Rich in activities and day trip options, this town is built amphitheatrically on a hill. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind Mediterranean and African landscape.

This place is known for its lively nightlife. Want to take a break from the beach? Pay a visit to the aquarium and the open-air folklore museum.

A small coastal town famous for its intense nightlife, primarily for young visitors. Aside from bar crawling, a stroll in the old city is a must.

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