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Visiting Crete

Things to do in Heraclion - Crete, Greece

When you’ve finally pulled the trigger and booked your dream destination to spend your much-needed vacations on, the last thing you want to do is return back home only to realize that you didn’t explore its full potential and that you didn’t get to see and experience all you could have! Rid yourself of that possibility by reading below all the top sites of Crete. Get a well-rounded idea of what you must not miss during your visit to the biggest Greek island and ensure your vacations in Crete will be your most memorable yet.

The sun is blazing above your head, a bead of sweat trickles down your back, the air is salty and your skin burns from the summer heat. There is only one thing on your ‘to do’ list for Crete, and it is to cool yourself down in a wonderful beach, letting the refreshing waves take the edge of the hot spell -along with your everyday stress- away.

Heraklion, the port city and capital of Crete, is one of the island’s most popular regions and the birthplace of famous painter El Greco and writer Nikos Kazantzakis. It possesses all the big city elements one could benefit from without the hectic pace of life and with an abundance of beautiful landscapes. If you want to explore Heraklion is just one day, read below our 24-hour guide and rest assured that we’ll introduce you to activities and places we would share with our friends and family.

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