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Afrata      Afrata beach – Peninsula Rodopou
Agia Galini    Agia Galini – where Icarus and Daedalus escaped from the rage of King Minos 
Agia Sofia    Cave chapel Agia Sofia at Topolia Kissamos
Agia Triada        Monastery Agia Triada (Holy Trinity) in Akrotiri peninsula
Agioi Apostoloi     Agioi Apostoloi beaches west of Chania
Agios Eftichios Chromonastiri          Chromonastiri – 2 Byzantine Churches – War Museum 
Agios Ioannis Prodromos Bali    Monastery Agios Ioannis Prodromos (or Atali) in Bali
Agios Nikolaos      Agios Nikolaos, the charming coastal city of east Crete
Akrotiri      Road Trip Akrotiri with hike to the monastery Katholiko
Alphabet Greek      Learning the Greek Alphabet  
Amoudara      Amoudara beach at the western outskirts of Heraklion
Anidri    Gialiskari/ Anidri beaches – paradise amid a lunar landscape
Aptera      Ancient City Aptera – Theatre, Monastery St. John Theologos, Koules Fortress
Argyroupoli      Argyroupoli (ancient Lappa) and its springs
Ariadne      Mythology: The king’s daughter Ariadne, the Minotaur and Theseus
Arkadi Monastery        Arkadi Monastery – the Sacrifice of its people a Milestone in Cretan History
Atali monastery      Monastery Agios Ioannis Prodromos (or Atali) in Bali

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Bali    Bali is beautiful 
Balos      Boat trip to the island Gramvousa and Balos beach
Bungy Jumping           Bungy Jumping over the canyon of Aradena

C

Chania    Chania, the most beautiful town of Crete?
Chania Byzantine Collection      Byzantine and post-Byzantine collection of Chania
Christmas      Life in Crete: Christmas season in Crete
Chromonastiri    Chromonastiri – 2 Byzantine Churches – War Museum
Chrysoskalitissa monastery      Monastery Chrysoskalitissa with the golden step
Church of the Holy Five Virgins      The Church of the Holy Five Virgins – ancient cemetery Lappa
Contact      Contact
Counting Greek      Greek counting from 1 to 100

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Daedalus      Mythology: Daedalus and Icarus – on the run
Dakos      Food & Drink: Cretan Dakos, also called Koukouvagia (greek: owl)
Damnoni      Damnoni Bay near Plakias
Diktaion Andron      Diktaion Andron – Zeus cave on the Lasssithi Plateau

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E4 path        Hiking on the E4 European path in Crete
Elafonisi      Elafonisi, exotic lagoon in southwestern Crete
Eleftherios Venizelos      Venizelos Graves Chania – the lost Eleftheria statue
El Greco      The Dominikos Theotokopoulos (El Greco) Museum in Fodele
El Greco      Famous Cretans: El Greco, painter of the spirit
Elyros      Ancient Elyros – on the way to Sougia
Etia      Etia village and its Villa De Mezzo – Venetian architecture in Crete
Europe      The “Abduction of Europe” – in Agios Nikolaos

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Falasarna      Falasarna – endless sandy beaches on the western end of Crete
Five Virgins church     The Church of the Holy Five Virgins – ancient cemetery Lappa
Fodele      Fodele, birthplace of the painter El Greco
Fodele byzantine church Panagia      The Byzantine church Panagia in Fodele
Fodele museum     The Dominikos Theotokopoulos (El Greco) Museum in Fodele
Frangokastello     Frangokastello – seaside settlement with Venetian fortress
Frangokastello      Frangokastello – long sandy beaches next to the fortress
Frappe      Ice cold coffee Greek Frappe, a respite on hot days

G

Gavalochori     Gavalochori – a traditional village invites you to linger 
Georgioupolis     Georgioupolis – coastal village under Eucalyptus trees 
Georgioupoli      The long sandy Georgioupolis beach
Gialiskari      Gialiskari beaches – paradise amid a lunar landscape
Gold Bee Pendant      Malia – Minoan Palace and City – The Gold Bee Pendant
Gonia Monastery Panagia Odigitria    Holy Monastery Panagia Odigitria Gonia at Kolymbari
Gortyn      Ancient Gortyn – Gortyn Law Codes – Apostle Saint Titus
Gramenos     Gramenos beach west of Paleochora
Gramvousa      Boat trip to the island Gramvousa and Balos beach
Graviera      Food & Drink: Cretan cheese Graviera
Greek Alphabet      Learning the Greek Alphabet
Greek Counting      Greek counting from 1 to 100

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Heraklion    Heraklion city – the island’s capital
Heraklion Archaeological Museum    The Archaeological Museum Heraklion – Museum par excellence
Heraklion Historical Museum      Historical Museum of Crete in Heraklion
Heraklion Natural History Museum      The Natural History Museum of Crete in Heraklion
Heraklion Venetian fortress      Venetian Fortress Rocca a Mare (Koules)- Landmark of Heraklion City
Hersonissos      Hersonissos – the lively sea side resort 

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Icarus      Mythology: Daedalus and Icarus – on the run
Ideon Andron      Ideon Andron Cave – where Rhea raised her son Zeus
Ierapetra    Ierapetra – southernmost city in Europe
Imbros      Imbros Gorge – stunning natural landscapes

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Kalamaki (Südküste)    Kalamaki holiday resort at the fine sandy Komos beach
Kalyves     Kalyves – ideal location for peaceful and relaxing holidays
Kamilari     Kamilari village – The villages Pitsidia, Sivas, Kamilari in Messara south Crete
Kapsa monastery    The Kapsa monastery and the ascetic life of Saint Gerontogiannis
Kato Zakros      Minoan palace Kato Zakros – centre of commercial exchange
Kedrodasos     Kedrodasos – the beach for nature lovers
Kissamos archaeological museum      Archaeological Museum Kissamos – fantastic mosaic floors on display
Knossos      Minoan Palace of Knossos – Crete’s most famous building
Kolymbari     Kolymbari, a coastal resort for those seeking peace
Komos      Komos beach – fine golden sand framed by natural dunes
Koules      Venetian Fortress Rocca a Mare (Koules)- Landmark of Heraklion City
Kourambiedes      Food & Drink: Christmas cookies Kourambiedes and Melomakarona
Kournas      Kournas lake, the only natural lake of the island
Kritsa     Kritsa, on the mountain slopes outside Agios Nikolaos

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Lappa      Ancient Lappa: The Church of the Holy Five Virgins – ancient cemetery
Lappa Argyroupoli      Village Argyroupoli (ancient Lappa) and its springs
Lassithi      Road Trip Crete Lassithi: Monasteries, Windmills, Zeus Cave
Lassithi      Road Trip East Lassithi: Sitia, Kato Zakros, Monastery Kapsa
Lato      Ancient Lato – one of the strongest cities in ancient Crete
Lazaretta      Boat trip from Chania to the small islands Thodorou and Lazaretta
Lentas    Lentas – the perfect hideaway on Crete’s south coast
Leper island      Spinalonga island – the former leper colony

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Maleme    Maleme, a small but historical coastal village
Maleme war cemetery  The War Cemeteries in Souda Bay and Maleme
Malevizi      Archaeological collection Malevizi in Gazi Heraklion
Malia      Malia – Minoan Palace and City – The Gold Bee Pendant
Matala      Matala, a village that lives with its sandstone caves
Matala      The ancient city of Matala
Melidoni      In the stalactite cave Melidoni
Melomakarona        Food & Drink: Christmas cookies Kourambiedes and Melomakarona
Mili      Mili gorge – a wonderful hike through the gorge of mills
Minotaur      Mythology: The king’s daughter Ariadne, the Minotaur and Theseus
Morosini Fountain      Heraklion city – the island’s capital

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O

Omalos    Hiking through the Samaria Gorge – all necessary information
Orthi Amos      Frangokastello – long sandy beaches next to the fortress

P

Palaikastro      Minoan settlement Palaikastro Sitia
Paleochora    Paleochora – Nymph of the Libyan Sea
Panagia Fodele church      The Byzantine church Panagia in Fodele
Panagia Kera Chromonastiri      Chromonastiri – 2 Byzantine Churches – War Museum
Panagia Kera Kritsa      Byzantine church Panagia Kera – Kritsa
Panagia Odigitria Gonia Monastery    Holy Monastery Panagia Odigitria Gonia at Kolymbari
Petras      Ancient Minoan palace Petras in Sitia – Hieroglyphic Archive
Phaistos      Phaistos, the most splendid representative of Minoan Architecture
Pitsidia      Pitsidia village – The villages Pitsidia, Sivas, Kamilari in Messara south Crete 
Plakias    Plakias – between mountain peaks, beaches and monasteries 
Platanias      Platanias – modern seaside settlement at Crete’s north west coast 
Preveli       Preveli International Memorial for Resistance and Peace
Preveli monastery      The Preveli monastery – jewel of south Crete
Preveli palm beach      Preveli palm beach at the estuary of the river Megas Potamos
Prinari’s Mill      Chromonastiri – 2 Byzantine Churches – War Museum

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Ravdoucha      Ravdoucha beach – Peninsula Rodopou
Rethymnon      Rethymnon – ideal base for exploring the island 
Rethymnon paleontological museum    Paleontological Museum Rethymnon – Veli Pasha mosque
Road Trip Crete       Road Trip Crete: High Plains and Gorges
Road Trip Crete       Road Trip Crete Nida Plateau: Sfendoni stalactite cave, Anogia, Ideon Andron cave
Road Trip Crete      Road trip Crete Therissos: Therissos Gorge, Zourva, Meskla (half-day)
Road Trip Crete       Road Trip West Crete Falasarna: Polirinia and Falasarna
Road Trip Crete      Road Trip Crete Lassithi: Monasteries, Windmills, Zeus Cave
Road Trip Crete      Off-Road Trip Crete: Preveli Palm Beach, Triopetra Beach
Road Trip Crete      Road Trip East Lassithi: Sitia, Kato Zakros, Monastery Kapsa
Road Trip Crete      Road Trip Akrotiri with hike to the monastery Katholiko
Rocca a Mare      Venetian Fortress Rocca a Mare (Koules)- Landmark of Heraklion City
Roussolakos      Minoan settlement Palaikastro Sitia

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Saint John Theologos      Ancient City Aptera – Theatre, Monastery St. John Theologos, Koules Fortress
Saint Joseph Gerontogiannis    Saint Joseph Gerontogiannis in the Kapsa monastery
Samaria      Hiking through the Samaria Gorge – all necessary information
Sariki       Sariki, the Cretan headscarf
Seitan Limania      Seitan Limania (Stefanou) beach – emerald waters on cape Akrotiri
Sfendoni      Stalactite cave Sfendoni in Zoniana
Shinaria      Shinaria Beach east of Plakias
Sitia      Sitia, important coastal town and port of the east
Sitia  ancient Petras    Ancient Minoan palace Petras in Sitia – Hieroglyphic Archive
Sitia archaeological museum      A Kouros in the Archaeological Museum Sitia
Sivas    Sivas village – The villages Pitsidia, Sivas, Kamilari in Messara south Crete 
Skinakas      Skinakas Observatory in the Nida mountains
Souda      Souda Bay and Souda port
Souda war cemetery  The War Cemeteries in Souda Bay and Maleme
Spili      Spili, on the road from Rethymnon to the south 
Spinalonga      Spinalonga island – the former leper colony
Stefanou      Seitan Limania (Stefanou) beach – emerald waters on cape Akrotiri
Street Market      Life in Crete: Street market locations in Crete’s main towns

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Talos       Mythology: Talos, the bronze protector of Crete
Thodorou      Boat trip from Chania to the small islands Thodorou and Lazaretta
Triopetra     Triopetra beach – 3 large bizzare rocks protrude from the sea
Tylissos      Tylissos village, an ancient site where habitation still continues

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Vai      Vai – Europe’s largest palm forest with a beautiful sandy beach
Venizelos      Venizelos Graves Chania – the lost Eleftheria statue
Voila      Voila – a deserted settlement
Voulismeni Lake    Agios Nikolaos, the charming coastal city of east Crete

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War Cemeteries      The War Cemeteries in Souda Bay and Maleme
War Museum Chromonastiri          Chromonastiri – 2 Byzantine Churches – War Museum
War Shelter Platanias      Platanias – attractive seaside holiday destination

X

Xyloskalo      Hiking through the Samaria Gorge – all necessary information

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Z

Zakros      Minoan palace Kato Zakros – centre of commercial exchange
Zoniana      Stalactite cave Sfendoni in Zoniana

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