Here are some of the top options to visit on our beautiful island.

  • Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

    It is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece and one of the most important in Europe.

  • Knossos

    The most important centre of the Minoan civilisation and capital of Minoan Crete is located 5 km south of Heraklion.

  • Matala

    Matala is a picturesque beach village located on the southern coast of the Greek island of Crete. It's known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and hippie history.

  • Venetian Port

    Castello del Molo (Castello del Molo), Rocca a Mare (Rocca a Mare), Koules (as it was called during the Ottoman period), are the names given to the Sea Fortress that dominates the entrance to the Venetian harbour.

  • Venetian Walls

    Heraklion with the historical name "Chandax", a coastal city strategically located for trade and wars of yesteryear, could only be fortified.