Travel Blogs from Crete
... the city with my family.
... out of the hotel at noon, we had the next seven hours to fend for ourselves around Athens by ourselves. We went to exchange dollars to euros and visited several shops. I got a few souvenirs and shopped around. We also at lunch. We started to walk down a street full of tavernas. The waiters bombarded us and insisted we eat at their restaurants. By the end of the block, or the 7th waite, we got tired of turning them down and being confused, so we sat ...
... rude not to toss back the 48% raiki that "beat good ole Kentucky Moonshine". The closer to the tourist hot spots the dearer the prices, I saw the same T shirt near the fortress ruins selling for €17, that I'd paid €8 for a few blocks back.
We did the obligatory wander around The Fortress of Fortezza that was built by the Venetians from 1573. It left us with lots a questions on how the people lived, will have to google it one day. The fortress covers a ...
Heraklion, the largest city of Crete, was built in 824 and its original name was Chandax. The current name of the city comes from the homonymous Minoan settlement that existed there in ancient times. Heraklion is a very attractive destination nowadays. Two museums, the Archaeological Museum and the Historical Museum of Crete are worth visiting. In addition the archaeological site of Knossos is located very close to town, being one of the ...
... in her cave! Found ourselves later in the town of Makriyialos in the Akrotiri apartments, on the tip of the ocean, once again looking out towards Africa. And, once again, we are the only guests and this time the first guests of the season. Waiting for us on the table was a bottle of Raki, two glasses, and a plate of cookies. Our hosts were awaiting our arrival ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Talos Crete
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $206
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $149
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $398
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $77
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $189
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $142
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $178
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $113
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $92
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $199
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $316
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $118
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $128
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $122
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon