A meeting point for various expereiences, Crete manages to impress the visitor immediately, by offering him a plethora of interests and action. From the vast sand beaches with the blue-green waters to the traditional mountain villages that keep the flame of the tradition alight, and from the “Diktaio Antro” where Zeus was born to the ancient towns, the palaces and the unique museums (Knossos, Phaistos, Malia, Zakros etc),
A visit to Crete is incomplete without visiting the renowned Minoan Palace of Knossos! This fabulous site is dating back 4.000 ago. Two brilliant palaces built in Neolithic times. Visit the room of the thrown and the frescoes depicting the Prince of Crete. Every single stone suggests that a great civilization was born in this very place. Dating from 2000 BC this site remains one of the wonders of the world.
The city of Heraklion in the Middle Ages it was known as the "Castle". Rightly named so because of that time was surrounded by walls. Remains of this wall are located scattered within the city.