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10 Ancient Sites

Cretan history goes back to Neolithic times, and very significantly the Minoans of the Bronze Age. they were followed by ancient Greeks and then the Romans. The island is littered with ancient sites, cities, towns and shrines. Often identified only…

10 Archaeological Museums

Crete has so much history, it needs a lot of museums to house it! No matter where you are staying, how can you not take a couple of hours and discover for yourself something that was forgotten and believed to…

10 Beach Resorts

Top Beach Resorts Georgioupoli Malia Hersonissos (Limin Chersonisos) Plakias Matala Agia Galini Makrigialos Paleochora Bali Siteia

10 Beautiful Places

Top Places of Natural Beauty White Mountains Lasithi Elafonissos Vai Lake Votamos Imbros Gorge Omolos Plateau Lake Kournas Kourtaliotiko Apros Potamos

10 Boat Trips

Spinalonga Gavdos Elafonisi Palaiochora – Agia Roumeli Agia Roumeli – Hora Sfakion Koufonisi Chrysi Dia Imeeri Gramvousa & Balos Andikithira

10 Castles

Although the Minoans didn’t build castles, the Romans, Venetians, and Ottomans made up for it. Being in such an important trading and maritime location in the Mediterranean, Crete has had more than its fair share of piracy and invasion, the…

10 Caves

Sfendoni Diktian Cave Idian Cave Kamares Skotino Inatos Ilithia Profitis Ilias Melidoni Cave of the Holy Fathers

10 Churches & Monasteries

Crete is of course strictly Orthodox Christian and consequently has many fine churches, monasteries, chapels and shrines dotted all over the island. There are not many places where you are not within a few thousand meters of a fabulous chapel…

10 Folklore Museums

Folklore museums feature collections of Cretan culture, a living history rather than the ancient, dusty one of the archaeological museums. Lychonostatis Historical & Folklore Museum, Rethymno Paleochora Cretan Ethnology, Vori Papa Michalis Georgoulakis, Asomatos Agios Nikolaos Arolithis Agricultural History Cretan…

10 Islands

Crete has not only beautiful beaches but has many wonderful islands that are visitable by boat. Spinalonga Island