Five places to visit if find yourself at Heraklion and is sure to charm you!
Knossos: In 1900 Evans started excavations which was to bring to light the palace of King Minos, a large part of the ancient city and its cemeteries.
Domaine Boutari: In Skalani is located one of the wineries of the company. It is considered the most modern winery in Crete, with a stunning tasting room.
Crete Aquarium: The largest aquarium in the country and one of the most modern in the Mediterranean: 1.6 million liters of water, divided into 32 tanks where are swimming 200 species of fish, including three sharks!
Agia Pelagia: One of the most beautiful peninsulas of Crete, which has the best beach in the area.
Forest Rouvas: Climb on Psiloritis slopes to enjoy a breakfast at the famous oak forest. Considered one of the most fragile ecosystems of Crete, as the oaks can reach 15 meters high.