Crete - Iraklio (Chapter)
This is the Iraklio chapter from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.
Iraklio is Crete’s most dynamic region, home to almost half the island’s population and its top-rated tourist site. On the quieter southern coast the laid-back life in charming villages unfolds much the way it has since time immemorial.
- make a date with King Minos at the Palace of Knossos
- sample the tasty local tipple in the Iraklio Wine Country
- restaurants & accommodation
- get high on knockout views from Phaestos
Coverage includes: Iraklio & around, Knossos, West of Iraklio, Agia Pelagia, Fodele, Arolithos, Tylisos, Central Iraklio, Arhanes & around, Iraklio Wine Country, Myrtia, Thrapsano, Zaros, Southern Iraklio, Gortyna, Phaestos, Agia Triada, Matala & around, Lendas, Northeastern Coast, Gournes & around, Hersonisos, Malia and Towards the Lasithi Plateau.
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