Crete – Crete is the largest and most populous island of Greece. Its beauty is known all over the world. Except for its crystal clear waters, Crete has also an excellent climate and delicious local cuisine.
During your stay in Crete for the Erasmus+ educational purposes, you should not miss the opportunity of sightseeing and discovering of Cretan history and its beauties. You will be surprised by the wide range of its internal destinations.
Minoan Palace of Knossos – The Minoan palace was inhabited continuously from the Neolithic period until the 5th c. AD. According to tradition, the palace was the seat of the wise king Minos. It is also connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth, with the Minotaur, and the story of Daidalos and Ikaros.
The Herakleion Archaeological Museum – It is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artefacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, covering a chronological span of over 5,500 years from the Neolithic period to Roman times.