Travel Blogs from Crete
... disappointed if there was nothing to see!!! Heraklion is good fun for a day but I wouldn't spend more than a day. You can cover most of it by walking around it. If the museum was open I guess you could spend all day in there! My mum would have definitely done ...
... Mum has been looking forward to this moment since the day I told her we were taking her to Crete. And in fact it was an amazing site to see, filled with history and mystery all around. It looks like they are still digging and exposing more ruins by the side of what can already be seen. They say this site is second only to Phaestos. and you can see why! Definitely take the time to see Phaestos if you're in the area; you won't be ...
... location and pull into a hotel car park with the plan of asking reception for directions to the Royal Blue Resort, only to find that we had actually pulled into the resort itself!! We had hoped to have time to check-in and have an hour or so beside the pool before heading back to Heraklion to pick up Steph's parents, but only managed to check-in and drop the bags off before heading back out on the winding ...
The flight lasts about 3 hours taking us directly from London to Heraklion, Crete. As we step out of the plane in the heat, Paulo and I look at each other, without saying anything, but with a big grin on our faces. Rainy Londonland is a far far away memory now!! Heraklion airport reminds me of the small southern Italian airports I went through in my past, with all the cars beeping around, people shouting ...
... be a myth as well. The ruins lay under olive trees and vineyards on property owned by one Turkish family. A merchant from Heraklios began excavating the site, but at the time the area was still under Turkish occupation and he didn't want to continue searching for fear that once the Turks discovered its value they would lose the historical site forever. In 1900, British professor, Sir Arthur Evans, purchased the property. In just three years ...
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Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $188
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $212
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $240
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $100
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $373
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $59
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $158
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $101
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $127
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Gouves | Hotelfrom $33
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $63
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $123
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $77
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $115
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $90
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $93
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