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Aquaworld Aquarium (Hersonissos)
Ranked #1 of 300 attractions in Crete
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums

Aquaworld Aquarium has been in Hersonissos, Crete, since 1995 and is definitely on the must-do list. Entrance only costs 6 Euro for adults and 4 Euro for children. Even better... more »

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Arion Stables (Hersonissos)
Ranked #2 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: pony and horse riding individual personal ridesbeach and mountain ridessunset beach ridessmall zoo- animal parkV.I.P. horse... more » Owner description: pony and horse riding individual personal ridesbeach and mountain ridessunset beach ridessmall zoo- animal parkV.I.P. horse carriage service, weddings with our Victoria carriagecarriage tours to the town or traditional villages, riding and driving lessons, traditional taverna & cafe bar, playgrounds a peacefull paradise for our animals & horse friendliest stable in whole crete. « less
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Pelagos Dive Centre (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #3 of 300 attractions in Crete
Owner description: Pelagos Dive Centre has been operating since 1987 and is located in Agios Nikolaos (Crete, Greece), in the grounds of the... more » Owner description: Pelagos Dive Centre has been operating since 1987 and is located in Agios Nikolaos (Crete, Greece), in the grounds of the Minos Beach hotel, one of Crete's most attractive and luxurious five star bungalow hotel complexes. It is ideal for all divers and free divers. Situated on the water's edge in the picturesque calm bay of Aghios Nikolaos. Relaxed, easy multilevel diving and free diving in current free crystal clear waters with 30m+ visibility. Dive sites include apart from a rich variety of interesting and safe marine life, reefs, drop offs, caverns, WW2 artifacts and ancient remains. Most sites are within 20 mins ride onboard our 10m purpose built, jet driven dive boat, with easy boarding access. Multilingual instructors with over 25 years of experience ensure safe and easy learning in an ideal controlled sea environment infront of our dive centre. We fully comply with all safety requirements. We hold EN certifications by BUREAU VERITAS and local authorities. Come join us for a memorable diving experience ! « less
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Ranked #4 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Elafonissi Beach (Elafonissi)
Ranked #5 of 300 attractions in Crete
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #6 of 300 attractions in Crete
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Ranked #7 of 300 attractions in Crete
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Cretan open- air Museum "LYCHNOSTATIS" is located at Hersonissos, by the sea- side. It consists of four main collections:... more » Owner description: The Cretan open- air Museum "LYCHNOSTATIS" is located at Hersonissos, by the sea- side. It consists of four main collections: Nature & Flora Collection, with gardens of fruit- trees, aromatic herbs, cactus, shrubs and plants, stones and minerals of Crete. Ethnographic Collection, with a presentation of Cretan traditional life (a stone- made farmhouse, a middleclass house, a chapel, an olive- oil press, a windmill, a shepherd's shelter, a threshing floor, a wine- vat, a raki- distillery, workshops of ceramics, weaving and plant- dyeing, an old school, a bee's & wax house).Art collection with works of folk artists exhibited in the Folk Artist's Gallery, the Open- Air Theatre and the Exhibitions' Room.Collection of pre-Industrial Technology with equipment (olive- oil press, windmill, carob-mill, herb-press) used in the past. The Museum organizes a range of educational programs and its Audiovisual Department produces films, CD- ROM's, DVD' s presented daily in the Multimedia & Conference room. It has also a Museum-shop and a cafe. The Museum was nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award in 2010 and honoured by the University of Crete in 1997 for its ecological activities. "LYCHNOSTATIS" is open for a daily visit with a guided- tour, from (Saturday closed). « less
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Ranked #8 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #9 of 300 attractions in Crete
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Old Venetian Harbor (Chania Town)
Ranked #10 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Rethymnon Old Town (Rethymnon)
Ranked #11 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #12 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Gardens
Owner description: CRETE…A SMALL CONTINENT Walking in the Botanical park & Gardens of Crete offes spiritual tranquility and visual pleasure in... more » Owner description: CRETE…A SMALL CONTINENT Walking in the Botanical park & Gardens of Crete offes spiritual tranquility and visual pleasure in addition to knowledge on plants and their material . Nearly 20 hectares of land are waiting to welcome you, full of fruit trees from all over the world, herbs, medicinal and ornamental plants in a park different from others, where the land’s formation and the region’s microclimate make it a paradise for hundreds of plants and animals! In the midst of this colorful and vivid landscape stands a burnt centennial olive tree, a memorial and a reference to the dismal fires of 2003, the park’s history and origin. The newest and one of the most interesting sites of the Prefecture of Chania lies only 18 kilometers outside the city, on the feet of the White Mountains. It is ideal for visitors of all ages, combining enjoyments that only Crete can offer! « less
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Ranked #13 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: National Parks; Canyons
Owner description: Believed to be one of the most scenic national parks in Europe, this gorge stretches more than 10 miles to the south coastal... more » Owner description: Believed to be one of the most scenic national parks in Europe, this gorge stretches more than 10 miles to the south coastal region and offers many hiking trails. « less
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Falassarna Beach (Falassarna)
Ranked #14 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #15 of 300 attractions in Crete
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Ranked #16 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: History Museums; Museums

As of May 6th 2014, the renovated Heraklion Archaeological Museum has become again accessible to the public after many years of closure. The official website of the Museum is... more »

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Ranked #17 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Islands; Historic Sites

One place to go is Spinalonga Island (re-named Kalidon/Kalydon in 1954). It is an ancient fortress first built to protect ancient Olous, once one of the most important towns on... more »

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Ranked #18 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The Historical Museum of Crete is a multi-faceted museum narrating seventeen centuries of history on the island, from Early... more » Owner description: The Historical Museum of Crete is a multi-faceted museum narrating seventeen centuries of history on the island, from Early Christian times to the modern era. « less
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Kedrodasos Beach (Kissamos)
Ranked #19 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Beaches
Owner description: One of the best beaches in Chania prefecture, quite untouched and unexplored. Many travelers use the area around the beach as... more » Owner description: One of the best beaches in Chania prefecture, quite untouched and unexplored. Many travelers use the area around the beach as a free camping spot. It is actually a cedar forest next to the beach. It is also a favorite beach for naturists. The road up to Elafonisi is quite good and then you need to take a non asphalt road for about 10 minutes. Then you also need to take a walk path for another 15-20 minutes. No matter the time you will need to go there, it's sure that you will enjoy that unique beach. « less
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Spiaggia Xerokampos (Xerocambos)
Ranked #20 of 300 attractions in Crete
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Ranked #21 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Religious Sites
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Sasteria (Lassithi Prefecture)
Ranked #22 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: “Sasteria" public observatory in Agios-Stefanos the south east Crete, Greece. 6 Km from Makri-Gialos 425 m up in the... more » Owner description: “Sasteria" public observatory in Agios-Stefanos the south east Crete, Greece. 6 Km from Makri-Gialos 425 m up in the mountains.Lots of accommodation nearby.300 clear-skies a year.Several professional telescopes are at your disposal.Also opportunity to observe the sun by day for sunspots as also the sun-flares.Your host has 30 years experience with astronomy.Also during the day there are art-workshop that are run by a professional artist. From sketching to painting with different mediums is possible.You can easily combine your holiday with something totally different And make your holiday just that little bit special. Both beginners and experts are welcome at sasteria. « less
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Stalis Beach (Stalis)
Ranked #23 of 300 attractions in Crete
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Lake Voulismeni (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #24 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #25 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: A long and pleasant walk along the gorge through breathtaking scenery, past waterfalls, fountains, deserted chapels and... more » Owner description: A long and pleasant walk along the gorge through breathtaking scenery, past waterfalls, fountains, deserted chapels and monasteries, to an authentic palm beach at Preveli. You can even catch a glimpse of a lammergeier if you are lucky. Watch out though for slips and trips - stout shoes essential. « less
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Ranked #26 of 300 attractions in Crete
Owner description: We offer the largest mini golf course on Crete, a play area for kids, pool tables, a wide selection of refreshing drinks and... more » Owner description: We offer the largest mini golf course on Crete, a play area for kids, pool tables, a wide selection of refreshing drinks and snacks at our bar, and last but not least a sitting area by the sea, which makes a perfect place to watch the magnificent sunset. « less
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Labyrinth Theme Park (Hersonissos)
Ranked #27 of 300 attractions in Crete
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Iguana Beach (Agii Apostoli)
Ranked #28 of 300 attractions in Crete
Owner description: Iguana beach is located a few kilometres away from the city of Chania. You can come here with taxi or bus. The bus stop is... more » Owner description: Iguana beach is located a few kilometres away from the city of Chania. You can come here with taxi or bus. The bus stop is located at the "1866 square" and the ticket costs around 1 euro (if you buy the ticket from inside the bus it will be more expessive). « less
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Ranked #29 of 300 attractions in Crete
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Gorge of the Dead (Kato Zakros)
Ranked #30 of 300 attractions in Crete
Category: Geologic Formations; Canyons
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