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Discover Crete from east to west

Discover Crete from east to west

Discover Crete from east to west.

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15/03/2020 17/03/2020

Heraklion

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Heraklion is the capital of Crete and usually the starting point for holiday visitors wishing to explore the island. With about 130 000 inhabitants, it is the fifth largest town in Greece. The city is marked by different influences of Venetians, Saracens and Greeks. History is very much alive in Heraklion just like in most Greek cities. All around the old part of the city, a visitor can walk following the old Venetian walls that meet at a bastion, called Koules Fortress that dominates the old harbour of the city. The Venetians began the construction of the city walls in 1462 and they took more than a century to complete. The walls are about 4km in length and of a triangular shape with seven bastions and is now one of the icons of the city. The central square, surrounded by stores, cafes, and restaurants, is dominated by the fountain of the Lions, built by a Venetian governor in the 17th century. The Archaeological Museum at Heraklion is impressive and it is the pride and joy of the city. The displays are satisfyingly thorough and well laid out, all aspects of life in Crete from prehistory through to the Roman period is covered in a series of spacious galleries. The Palace at Knossos is the second most popular tourist site in all of Greece, second only to the Acropolis, the site is in incredible shape and there is much to see. It is also in a beautiful setting with great views over the countryside. Heraklion offers a vast array of historic and archaeological holiday attractions, including its world-famous museum and the nearby site of Knossos, heart of the ancient Minoan civilisation. The shoreline in the city, Amoudara, is a three kilometre strip of sandy beach, lots of cafes, bars and hotels and the site of Technopolis, a modern multiplex cinema and open-air theatre. The most beautiful beaches outside the city are found in Kartero and Malia.

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Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel

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  • Vid 0,6 km från centrum
  • 11 eleftherias square, Heraklion 71201
With a stay at Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Heraklion, a 1-minute drive from Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 11 minutes from Heraklion Port. This 4-star hotel is 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from Palace of Knossos and 0.1 mi...
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17/03/2020
Heraklion
Sitia
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Sitia

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Sitia ( Greek : Σητεία ) is a coastal city of Lasithi peripheral unit , which is part of Crete ( Greece). The city is located east of Agios Nikolaos and northeast of Ierapetra . The port of Sitia is located in the Aegean Sea and the city has 8,900 inhabitants. European Route , which ends in Vardø , starts in Sitia . The city has an airport : The Public Airport Sitia . It has not yet suffered the effects of mass tourism despite having a long beach that leads to Vai and several sites of historical interest ; Even so, the city is visited by few tourists.

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Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa

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  • Vid 0,7 km från centrum
  • Karamali avenue, Sitía 72300
When you stay at Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa in Sitia, you'll be in a shopping district and steps from Petras Beach. This 5-star hotel is 14.1 mi (22.7 km) from Vai Palm Grove and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Richtis Gorge. Pamper yourself with a visit t...
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19/03/2020
Sitia
Rethymno
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Rethymno

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Rethymno is a city of approximately 40,000 people in Greece, the capital of Rethymno regional unit on the island of Crete, a former Latin Catholic bishopric as Retimo(–Ario) and former Latin titular see. Rethymno was originally built during the Minoan civilization (ancient Rhithymna and Arsinoe). The city was prominent enough to mint its own coins and maintain urban growth. One of these coins is today depicted as the crest of the town: two dolphins in a circle. This region as a whole is rich with ancient history, most notably through the Minoan civilisation centred at Knossos east of Rethymno.Rethymno itself began a period of growth when the Venetian conquerors of the island decided to put an intermediate commercial station between Heraklion and Chania, acquiring its own bishop and nobility in the process. Today's old town (palia poli) was almost entirely built by the Republic of Venice. It is one of the best-preserved old towns in Crete. From circa 1250 the city was the seat of the Latin Diocese of Retimo, which was renamed Retimo–Ario after the absorption in 1551 of the Diocese of Ario and as suppressed only after the Turkish conquest.

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Omiros Boutique Hotel (Adults Only)

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  • Vid 6,9 km från centrum
  • Ionias, Rethymno 74100
Located in Rethymno, Omiros Boutique Hotel (Adults Only) is near the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Town Beach and Blue Beach. This hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Horse Park Rethymno and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Platanes Beach. Enjoy the recreation op...
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21/03/2020
Rethymno
Chania
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Chania

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Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. It lies along the north coast of the island, about 70 km (43 mi) west of Rethymno and 145 km (90 mi) west of Heraklion.

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Porto Del Colombo

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  • Vid 0,4 km från centrum
  • Theofanous & moshon sts, Chania 73101
Located in Chania (Chania Town), Porto Del Colombo is within a 15-minute walk of Old Venetian Harbor and Nea Chora Beach. This 4-star hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Golden Beach and 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from Port of Souda. Make use of convenient amenities...
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Discover Crete from east to west
Discover Crete from east to west