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The biodiversity treasure of Crete: rare and endemic species

The biodiversity treasure of Crete: rare and endemic species

Destination Crete
Crete’s natural beauty, significant culture, and glorious history are widely known. On the contrary, its biological variety is its lesser-known treasure. Floral and faunal diversity for this relatively small region is so high that the island is considered a biodiversity hotspot. The reasons behind Crete’s variety of life are its…
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The Archaeological Collection of Malevizi is a hidden gem for history buffs

The Archaeological Collection of Malevizi is a hidden gem for history buffs

Destination Crete
Crete has a long and rich history, as you probably already know. Countless archaeological findings narrate this island’s long history, from the Minoan era to the Geometric and Archaic period, and from the Hellenistic times to the Byzantine times, and then the centuries of the Venetian and Ottoman occupation. Several…
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Creta Maris Beach Resort’ “Agora” is a feast of Cretan arts & crafts

Creta Maris Beach Resort’ “Agora” is a feast of Cretan arts & crafts

Events & Activities, Sustainability
Ever since the Bronze Age, the people of Crete have shown excellent skills in handcrafting. To get an idea of how qualified crafters the Minoans were, you can visit the Archaeological Museum of Crete to see the masterpieces of their artisanship (exquisite jewellery, beautifully adorned ceramics, elegant micro-sculptures, and more).…
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Delve into the Minoan Civilization at the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

Delve into the Minoan Civilization at the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

Destination Crete
One of the most important museums in Greece, and one the most famous museums in Europe is located in the centre of Heraklion. The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion houses representative artefacts from all periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic…
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