Crete - Iraklio (PDF Chapter)
This is the Iraklio Province chapter from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.
Iraklio is home to Crete’s top-rated tourist site, the Minoan Palace of Knossos. Priceless treasures unearthed here, and at the many other Minoan sites around Crete, have catapulted the archaeological museum in the capital city of Iraklio onto the world stage.
- stand in awe of Minoan artistry at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, one of Greece’s most incredible museums
- discover resurrected varietals on a wine-tasting excursion in Iraklio Wine Country
- make a date with King Minos at the cradle of Minoan civilisation, the Palace of Knos-sos
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Iraklio & Around, Knossos, Agia Pelagia, Fodele, Central Iraklio, Arhanes & Around, Iraklio Wine Country, Myrtia, Zaros, Southern Iraklio, Gortyna, Phaestos, Agia Triada, Matala & Around, Lendas, Northeastern Coast, Gournes & Around, Her-sonisos, Malia.
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