sightseeing around the archeological ruins and majestic landscape. Crete beaches are ideal if relaxation is the priority. The Mediterranean weather is irresistible and many hours of sunshine hitting the sand are perfect for a splendid vacation. Savor the balmy weather and soak up vitamin D. Get some Tan around the beaches sparkling with golden sand. Elafonisi Beach cannot be ignored in Crete. The pink hue sand is captivating; indeed, the beach is quintessentially Crete-like the restaurants and bars serve authentic food and wine. Balos Lagoon is another pink sandy beach in Crete. Enjoy the warm turquoise water and the relaxed atmosphere. Matala Beach is a tranquil bay with mesmerizing landscape and awe-inspiring archeological ruins. Discover the ancient ruins of Phaistos and the Burial caves of Romans.
Diversity is quite visible around Crete Island. This is due to its rich history and various conquests. There is a remarkable influence of Italian, North Africa, Arab as well as Ottoman. Also, mythology adds to its richness. Crete Holidays is indeed an aesthetic tour and quite stimulating. Psychro Cave is a delight for those who love mythology. It does stand apart when compared to other 3000 caves. There is a belief that Goddess Rhea gave birth to Zeus in this Cave, therefore, the place had gained plenty of curiosity. Visit the Minoan Knossos palace which is considered to be the remnant of earliest civilization in Europe. It is located 5 km from Heraklion city. Koules Fortress is a Venetian structure quite integral to Heraklion. The view from the Chrissokalitissa Monastery is breathtaking. Arkadi Monastery is significant and associated to Greek resistance against the Ottomans.
Take a magical tour and blend adventure with archeology. Head towards Mount Ida which is 2456 meters in height. Check out the magnificent landscape and the exotic caves.
Museums and Myriad Collection
Crete is historically enriching. To understand the Islands past in gist, visit the museums. Check out Heraklion Archeological Museum and discover the Minoan artifacts. Chania Archeological Museum exhibits numerous ruins from the Roman period. Natural History Museum is a must-visit. It does provide a unique perspective about the Island and its rich ecosystem. There is a display of pre-historic animals such as Giant Deinotherium.