Kalimera Village, Yades

Address: Charilaou Trikoupi 15, Heraklion, Crete, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Charilaou Trikoupi 15, Heraklion, is near The Palace of Knossos, Iraklion Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, and Gournia.
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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

Knossos

A travel blog entry by patelfamily on Jun 07, 2015

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Today we had a two hour drive along the highway to Knossos, an archeological site from the Minoan age. It was a Minoan palace that was nearly 4000 years old. It was home to a king who asked Apollo for a bull to sacrifice to honour Apollo. The bull was so beautiful though that the king sacrificed another one,which made Apollo angry. He then made the queen fall in love with the bull, which produced the Minotaur, a half human, half bull, which lived on human blood. ...

Knossos

A travel blog entry by patelfamily on Jun 07, 2015

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Today we had a long drive along the highway to Knossos, an archeological site. It was a Minoan palace which is nearly 4000 years old. It was home to a king who asked Apollo for a bull to sacrifice to honour Apollo. The bull was so beautiful though that the king sacrificed another one,which made Apollo angry. He then made the queen fall in love with the bull, which produced the Minotaur, a half human, half bull, which lived on human blood. A labyrinth was built to ...

Day 23 - Heraklion to Pireaus

A travel blog entry by aalljjaamm on May 21, 2015

... over the key and headed off. Still a little time to kill so coffees in eucalyptus square. Then bus to airport and farewelled Anna. Our flight 40 minutes late so hung around till boarding. Short flight to Athens (like Canberra to Sydney). Then onto metro to Pireaus via Monastriaki. Checked into Triton Hotel where we stayed in ...

Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

A travel blog entry by southernsun on May 21, 2015

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The arrival over Crete was quite spectacular, with steep mountains abruptly rising from the water, some virginal, others very intricately manicured in agricultural endeavour.






Once landed, quite late in the day, I cleared customs using my barely used shiny new British Passport and was officially in Europe. I was now regretting only planning one night here, ...

Heraklion, Crete, 14-16 May 2015

A travel blog entry by mcloughlin on May 17, 2015

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... is 5km from central Heraklion, we went to see some of the places we'd missed the previuos day. We went to St George's Gate which was used in Venetian times as a passage between the city and its port. It apparently leads to a 43m dome-roofed chamber but it was closed off, possibly because it's used as an exhibition venue these days. Because it was closed, we hadn't appreciated what it was when we saw it the previous day.

We ...