Travel Blogs from Crete
... the city with my family.
... masonry. We also saw a place where a canon struck the column. Next, we walked to the Eastern side of the Agora to the Stoa of Attalos. We talked to a conservation expert and saw her lab along with the library of excavation journals and pottery storage. In the basement we saw the trial room and ballots that may have been used on Socrates. The view from the top floor of the Stoa is very pretty. Next we walked around teh streets of Athens and saw many shops. ...
... in all of Greece -see, see still alive". Which it was and huge, at least a metre tip to tip.
As with the Greek lifestyle, took a siesta midafternoon to recharge for Greek night on the top deck.
Greek night on the top deck was great fun, course after course of traditional food including grilled octopus (the most tender I have ever eaten). A group of local dancers then came onboard to entertain us and teach us some steps. Great fun and great eye candy.
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 ...
... Crete. Windy switchback roads up mountains and down into valleys, goats with the right-of-way, beautiful beaches and stunning vistas. On our last day we received bright red coloured eggs and freshly made sweet cheese filled buns from our hosts, visited the Cretaquarium full of Mediterranean fish (both those pretty to see and those delicious to eat) before flying to ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Koulla Apartments 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