Greece - Crete (PDF Chapter)
This is the Crete chapter from Lonely Planet’s Greece guidebook.
Crete is the culmination of the Greek experience. There’s something undeniably artistic in the way its landscape unfolds, from the sun-drenched beaches in the north to the rugged canyons spilling out at the cliff-lined southern coast.
- rub shoulders with Europe’s oldest civilisation, the ancient Minoans, at the Palace of Knossos
- get lost in Rethymno’s charismatic jumble of Venetian buildings sprinkled with exotic fea-tures from the Ottoman period
- marvel at the treasures unearthed during the excavation of ancient sites on the island at Iraklio Archaeological Museum
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Iraklio Province, Iraklio, Knossos, Iraklio Wine Country, Zaros, Matala, Hersonisos, Rethymno Province, Rethymno & Around, Hania Province, Hania, Kissamos & Around, Imbros Gorge, Southern Coast, Lasithi Province, Agios Nikolaos & Around, Mohlos, Sitia & Around, Zakros & Kato Zakros, Ierapetra, Myrtos, Lasithi Plateau.
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