All about Crete: Travel guides, information, tips, photos, etc.
Crete is the largest island in Greece and, according to Greek mythology, it is also Zeus' birthplace. The island offers an ever-changing juxtaposition between nature and culture, antiquity and beach fun. The sandy beaches surrounding Heraklion are a perfect place to indulge in fun and action-packed activities. The Minoan civilization, the oldest European civilization, has its origins on this island. This is nicely illustrated by the beautiful palaces of Knossos and Kato Zakros. The Arkadi Monastery... more
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