World Tourism Day 2014

World Tourism Day takes place annually on 27 September and this year is to be celebrated in Crete’s capital, Heraklion with a series of events from 27-29 September, including free entrance to archaeological sites such as the world famous, Knossos, considered the oldest ancient city in Europe dating back to 7000 BC.

The 3-day bonanza of activities including free concerts and exhibitions will give holidaymakers a unique opportunity to experience the culture of Crete all in one place in Heraklion with over 300 exhibitors and musical performers showcasing the bands and music of Crete as well as traditional products.