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Paliani Monastery

It is one of the oldest monasteries in Crete, south of the village of Venerato (20 km south of Heraklion) and was built in the 6th century on the ruins of an ancient temple, as attested by the capitals in its courtyard. It is a nunnery. Its main church is a three-aisled basilica dedicated to […]

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Ano and Kato Assites

Beautiful neighborhoods with well-maintained houses, bright alleys painted with bold colors, flower-filled terraces and charming enclosed courtyards, fountains, and Byzantine churches. In the village square, under dense foliage, the visitors will be delighted by the local gastronomy at the cafes. The neighboring villages of Ano Asites and Kato Asites are built on the verdant foothills

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Archanes: The colorful beauty of the inland

Restored, imposing mansions, cobbled streets that connect beautiful neighborhoods, Minoan antiquities, water sources and vineyards underneath Mount Juktas. The stately, award-winning Archanes is the most beautiful town in Crete. You will be enchanted by this colorful village with its picturesque alleys and the amazing old houses with their flowery courtyards. It is no coincidence that

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