Attractions Crete

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Spinalonga Crete Greece


Despite its rich legacy dating all the way back to antiquity, Spinalonga is however best known as the host of the leper community from 1903 to 1957, and as one of the last active leper colonies in Europe, reaching a number of nearly 400 inhabitants during the outbreak of the illness.

Kritsa Crete Greece


A traditional village with old houses and narrow streets that evoke the traditional Cretan lifestyle. Scenic streets, textile shops, traditional coffee shops, Byzantine temples and local folklore offer a unique Cretan experience.

Voulisma Crete Greece


Even though its name translates to -Golden Beach- Voulisma is one of the nicest stretches of amazing white sand and delightfully warm turquoise water. The beach is well equipped and organized.

Chrissi Island Crete Greece

Chrissi Island

Also referred to as the Golden Island is a must-see day trip in Crete. An uninhabited island with its untouched nature, where you can admire the exotic flora and fauna. With a little luck, you might even see some dolphins.

Vai Palm Beach Crete Greece

Vai Palm Beach

One of the most picturesque beaches of Crete, the Palm Beach of Vai, stands out for its natural palm forest all along the beach. This natural beauty with its shimmering water greatly enhances the charm of the sandy beach offering shade and a beautiful walking area.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum Crete Greece

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is one of the oldest and most remarkable museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. A museum tracing the history of the island of Crete, with artifacts belonging to the ancient civilizations that once inhabited the island.

Knossos Palace Crete Greece

Knossos Palace

The Palace of Knossos is connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth, with the Minotaur, and the story of Daidalos and Ikaros. The Knossos Palace was the ceremonial and political centre of Minoan civilization during the Bronze Age. Considered the oldest city in Europe, Knossos was once the city-state of Crete, with the city surrounding the hill where the Minoan palace is situated.

Monumental Ancient Olive Tree Azoria Crete Greece

Monumental Ancient Olive Tree Azoria

With a base-wide trunk (diameter) of 22.10 metres and a height of 6.90 metres, this tree is one of the oldest trees in the world and the oldest tree in Europe.

Toplou Monastery Crete Greece

Toplou Monastery

Toplou Monastery or Monastery of Panagia Akrotiriani (Our Lady of Akrotiri) is one of the most important and beautiful monasteries in Crete. The monastery with its imposing belfry, 33 metres high, stands in a harsh, almost desert landscape with giant wind turbines rotating in the background; this is one of the first windfarms in Crete.