Discover Crete’s Past in the Minoan Palace of Knossos
Knossos is Europe’s oldest city and was home to the mysterious Minoan civilization that lived on the island thousands of years ago. Today, much of the city is in ruins, but you can still see the remnants of buildings and roads.
Check out the Capital, Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Since you’re already in Heraklion, check out the landmarks in town. Start with a stroll along the old port to reach the Koules, the magnificent Venetian Fortress that stands opposite the Mediterranean sea.