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Holiday in Crete, Heraklion, Greece

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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 10th of December, 2006
Because we had so much time left at the end of our trip through Greece, we went to Crete. It was a great idea, i didn't want to have missed it. Everything is wonderful here. The land, monuments and also the people, who are exremely friendly and seem to always be relaxed. Especially the village of Matala, with it's Hippie caves, was very interesting, which were once tombs and are now under archeological protection. I can only recommend everybody to go to this nice island!

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Rent a parking place in Frankfurt - Jul 11, 2007, by stef
We visited Creta in June 2007. We departed from Frankfurt, Germany erly in the morning (5:30 am). Both of our kids four years old Adam, and two years old David accompanied us. In order to catch the plane we had to start in the night from... Read more »

Short visit to Crete - Dec 13, 2006, by Wazling
After we were back again at Athens, we still had quite much time, so we decided to go to Crete. We went to Heraklion for one day, walked through the city and visited the museum. It has got some nice findings there if you like such things.... Read more »

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The antique metropol Knossos, located 3 miles from the capital Hersonissos, was an ambigous experience for us. We enjoyed the famous king Minos' castle's ruins. On the other part we had a messy experience in a restaurant, where we eat. But... Read more »


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