Greece – Crete (Iraklio, Chania)

VISITED BY: 1946 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 Tentative WHS
  • Ancient Greek Theatres (16/01/2014)
  • Fortress of Spinalonga (16/01/2014)
  • Gorge of Samaria National Park (16/01/2014)
  • Late Medieval Bastioned Fortifications in Greece (16/01/2014)
  • Minoan Palatial Centres (Knossos, Phaistos, Malia, Zakros, Kydonia) (16/01/2014)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Elafonisi Beach, Crete
 Islands
  • Crete
 Borders
  • Greece (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Gavdos
 European Cities
  • Chania
  • Iraklion
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Spili (Crete)
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Iraklion
 Airports
  • Chania (CHQ)
  • Iraklion (HER)
 Museums
  • Agios Nikolaos: Folk Art Museum of Agios Nikolaos
  • Chania: Archaeological Museum of Chania
  • Chania: Greek National Football Team Museum
  • Heraklion: Herakleion Archaeological Museum
  • Heraklion: Historical Museum of Crete
  • Myrtia: Nikos Kazantzakis Museum
  • Rethymno: Historical and Folklore Museum
  • Sitia: Archaeological Museum of Sitia
  • Souda: Museum of Typography
  • Voroi: Museum of Cretan Ethnology
 House Museums/Plantations
  • Chania: Eleftherios Venizelos Museum of Chalepa
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Fragokastello: Frangokastello Fortress
  • Iraklion: Koules Fortress
  • Rethimno: Rethimno Fort
 Religious Temples
  • Chania: Assumption Cathedral
  • Chania: Chrissopigi Monastery
  • Chania: Monastery of Agia Triada
  • Crete: Arkadi Monastery
  • Crete: Monastery of Chrisoskalitissa
  • Crete: Preveli Monastery
  • Heraklion: Cathedral and Church of St. Minas
  • Heraklion: Church of St. Markus
  • Sitia: Monastery of Toplou
 World of Nature
  • White Mountains (Samaria)
 Festivals
  • Chania: Chania Rock Festival
 Experiences
  • August Moon Festival
  • Evening out at the 'bouzoukia'
  • Experience a baptism
  • Island hopping
  • Play/hear bouzouki
  • See a play/concert in an Ancient Greek Theatre
  • Taste Souvlaki/Gyros
  • Wear a toga
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Aquaworld Aquarium
 Botanical Gardens
  • Skordalou: Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete
 Aquariums
  • Gournes: Cretaquarium
  • Hersonissos: Aquaworld Aquarium
 Theme Parks
  • Gournes: Dinosauria Park
 Lighthouses
  • Chania: Chania Lighthouse
 Windmills
  • Chersonisos: Windmills of Lasithi Plateau
 Beaches
  • Crete: Balos Lagoon
  • Elafonissi Beach
 Caves
  • Cave of Zeus
  • Gourgouthakas
  • Psychro Cave (Diktaean Cave)
 Markets
  • Chania Town: Agora Marketplace
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Chania: Nautical Museum of Crete
 The Dark Side
  • Spinalonga (ghost town, former leper colony)
2011 Chania
2011 Samaria Gorge National Park
The Samaria Gorge
Montagne Crête