The Peninsula

Address: GR 71110 Aghia Pelagia, Heraklion, Agia Pelagia, Crete, Greece | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on GR 71110 Aghia Pelagia, Heraklion, Agia Pelagia, is near Agia Irini Gorge.
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Travel Blogs from Agia Pelagia

A quick stop

A travel blog entry by jegibbs on Oct 01, 2014

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... I hadn't planned to go ashore as I had visited before but I could certainly understand the disappointment of those who didn't get a chance.

I ate on deck 9 at the back of the boat and then headed off to peace and a good book - thank goodness for my Kindle. It is very rough and hard to walk along the hallways but cosy in my little cabin number 6018 - perhaps I should have tidied it before taking a photo though!

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

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

23 photos

... We have imbibed much of the local firewater-lemon, honey and original-and even seen the distilling process at a local taverna, eating many Cretan pies, zucchini balls, stuffed zucchini flowers, fresh squeezed orange juice and yogurt and honey to last us for quite some time! We almost managed to run out of gas on the backroads (and I mean back roads) but ...

"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 ...

Off to Santorini!!

A travel blog entry by lowolff on Sep 24, 2014

9 photos

Well the morning was overcast and there wasn't a sunrise but I was ready for it!

By 09:00 we were up, fed, checked out, and taxied down to the ferry in a bit of a harem scarem way. Those drivers were nuts!! Honking and speeding and .. Did I mention speeding?!! The trunks were bungee-corded shut with suitcases hanging out! However, we arrived safely at the dock where we met our Hellenic Seaways ferry. I took a ...

A walk through time...

A travel blog entry by lowolff on Sep 23, 2014

9 photos

... driving cars or bikes down them. Everything was so narrow you couldn't walk on sidewalks (if they existed) because vehicles park on them within a foot of the buildings. Seemed weird the first day but by we were soon all just going around like the locals.

I thought Knossos was mindblowing, but 'wow' the Heraklion Archeological Museum was beyond that!! It is one of the largest and most important museums in ...

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