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Sightseeing in Crete - what to see. Complete travel guide

Crete is the largest island belonging to Greece. The island is located in the Mediterranean Sea approximately 110 kilometers away from the shores of Europe, 175 kilometers away from Asia and 300 kilometers away from the northern coast of Africa. Crete is washed by Crete, Ionian, Aegean, and Libyan Seas. The capital of Crete is Iraklion.
Crete has long attracted travelers from all over the world, and therefore the choice of accommodation places is very rich there. Tourists can find more than 2,000 hotels for every taste. … Open
Crete is an economic and cultural center of Greece with well-developed tourist infrastructure. This is one of the most popular European resorts with warm sea, subtropical climate, modern resorts, and numerous entertainments. Here you will find countless cafes and restaurants that serve national dishes, and entertain visitors by live music and dancing the traditional sirtaki dance. Artists always teach visitors to dance it, and the performance is usually finished by crushing inexpensive plates over the floor.
The most famous places of interest of Crete are archeological excavations in Knossos, Fetos, Maglie, Gortina and so on; Venetian Castle Fortezza in Rethymno, Zeus Cave, Lassiti plateau, where you can try various wines and see the process of creation of olive oil. Don’t forget to visit mountain monastery built in XIV century and ceramic workshop; Samarian gorge, Spinalonga Island, visit the cruise to Dia and Santorini Islands. Copyright
Life on Crete is very steady and easy. From the very first days tourists will be impressed with calm and harmonious feel. There is no usual urban rush here, but it may take some effort to … Open
Active rest lovers are offered to participate in safari on jeeps, horse rides, fishing on yacht, attend a traditional Cretan evening of the local aqua park.

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Crete
♥   Castle 'Fortifications of Heraklion' Heraklion, 23.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Koules Fortress' Heraklion, 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Moni Arkadiou' Arkadi, 27.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fortezza of Rethymno' Rethymno, 43 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Frangokastello' South Crete, 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Crete and around
♥   Art museum 'Heraklion Archaeological Museum' Heraklion, 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Greece: things to see

Athens is known as the most famous tourist destination in Greece. The city is included in the list of the oldest settlements in the world. It’s a true treasury of historic and archaeological landmarks. Tenths of thousands of tourists come to Athens to see Mount Lycabettus and the Acropolis of Athens as this is where first settlers appeared on the territory of modern Athens 6 thousand years ago. The city was formed around these two landmarks. … Open
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