Crete

The largest of all the Greek islands, Crete was a stepping stone from Europe to the middle East, Asia and Africa.  Crete features fantastic beaches and extensive, interesting archaeological digs related to the Minoan Civilization.

 

The island is rich in history, heritage and culture having seen Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Turkish invaders over the centuries. Be sure to visit the Palace of Knossos, home of King Minos, originally constructed almost four thousand years ago.

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