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Minoan Adventures: Take a Day Trip to Knossos

Minoan Adventures: Take a Day Trip to Knossos

Destination Crete
Less than 30km from Creta Maris Beach Resort, the Palace of Knossos – Crete’s most famous archaeological site – makes an unforgettable excursion. On the southern outskirts of Heraklion, the once glorious capital of Minoan Crete is evocative and impressive, with its ruins and recreations giving a vivid glimpse of…
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Where eagles soar: the lure of Lasithi Plateau

Where eagles soar: the lure of Lasithi Plateau

Destination Crete
Nine hundred metres above sea level, the Lasithi Plateau is one of Crete’s most remarkable natural treasures – a gentle patchwork of fertile green fields dotted with orchards, almond trees and the remains of ancient windmills, cradled by the rugged mountains of the Dikti range. Forty kilometres south east of…
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Treat yourself to a tour of Heraklion’s wine country

Treat yourself to a tour of Heraklion’s wine country

Gastronomy, Sustainability
Creta Maris is proud to present to our guests the finest wines in our restaurants and bars, and nothing gives us greater pleasure than to introduce you to the wines that are made on our doorstep. Seventy per cent of Crete’s wines come from the Heraklion region, with two clusters…
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