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This is unfortunately our last day in Crete and we decide to spend it in Heraklion with a visit to its very famous museum. The museum is actually under refurbishment at the moment but thank god they had a temporary exhibition set-up next door. Mum would have ...
Today we spent the morning in Rethymnon, a lovely town about 60km East of Heraklion. We like Rethymnon way more than Heraklion. There is a lovely market in the old town and a beautiful little harbour area whit loads of restaurants by the water. Highly recommended!!! After spending a few hours in town we head for lunch in a little village by the sea, called Ayia Gallini. Food is nice and prices are good too. A nice place to stop for a bite. Next step, ...
... to the airport. Needless to say the trip back with Chris and Daniela is much more successful and we find the hotel first time, and arrive back just in time for a couple of aperitifs and dinner in the main restaurant, which is a buffet style affair, as the only other restaurant open tonight was the Italian :-) Off to bed early as looking forward to some more open top driving across the island to the quieter south ...
The flight lasts about 3 hours taking us directly from London to Heraklion, Crete. As we step out of the plane in the heat, Paulo and I look at each other, without saying anything, but with a big grin on our faces. Rainy Londonland is a far far away memory now!! Heraklion airport reminds me of the small southern Italian airports I went through in my past, with all the cars beeping around, people shouting ...
... be a myth as well. The ruins lay under olive trees and vineyards on property owned by one Turkish family. A merchant from Heraklios began excavating the site, but at the time the area was still under Turkish occupation and he didn't want to continue searching for fear that once the Turks discovered its value they would lose the historical site forever. In 1900, British professor, Sir Arthur Evans, purchased the property. In just three years ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $188
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $212
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $240
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $100
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $373
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $59
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $158
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $101
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $127
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Gouves | Hotelfrom $33
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $63
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $123
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $77
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $115
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $90
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon