Hotel Porto Heli

Address: Palekastro, Crete, 723 00, Greece | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Palekastro, Crete, is near Agia Irini Gorge.
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Travel Blogs from Crete

Last Nights in Crete :(

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk on Oct 13, 2014

... enjoy the busyness of the road and not to mention having the entertainment of watching the waiters jet in and out of traffic. I sit, watch, and reflect amidst the peaceful chaos. I can't say enough how much I've enjoyed my time in Crete. It wasn't all great but as a whole the experience was enjoyable. There have been many moments of clarity & understanding, through both good and bad experiences and I'm glad that I've experienced everything I have. There were ...

Inner Thoughts

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk on Oct 09, 2014

... It's as if I'm pursing someone who I can't fully have, maybe not just now but probably forever. A game of constant flirting back and forth that will never develop into something more even if you've had significant moments that have brought you closer. This is my relationship with Greece. In the only way I can remotely describe it and probably still one that may make no sense to anyone out ...

A quick stop

A travel blog entry by jegibbs on Oct 01, 2014

9 photos

Heraklion is the main city on the Island of Crete. One of those places where it would have been good to have more time. The city itself is modern and uninteresting but it is the gateway to an island that is often spoken of. Time here is short and the weather still not perfect. Reluctantly I tag along to visit the Palace of Knossos or more correctly the reconstructed remnants and remains of the Palace. Once it was the centre of ...

Crete-Raki, wine, OJ and some more ancient sites

A travel blog entry by sarah.mansergh on Sep 28, 2014

23 photos

... time on this very special island. The island itself is much larger than I thought with so many places to explore and so many tavernas to visit:) We've done a good blend of relaxing by the pool, catching up on stories, visiting the beach, drinking, eating and visiting ancient sites but we've only begun to scratch the surface of this intriguing corner of ...

"Heraklion" english spelling for Iraklio, Crete

A travel blog entry by duchesne on Sep 28, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... minutes south of the modern port city of Iraklio.

"Knossos was inhabited for several thousand years, beginning with a neolithic settlement sometime in the seventh millennium BC, and was abandoned after its destruction in 1375 BC which marked the end of Minoan civilization. The first palace on the low hill beside the Krairatos river was built around 1900 BC on the ruins of previous settlements. It was destroyed for the first time ...