Sacred Monastery of Odigitria
Considered one of the oldest monasteries in Crete, this humble monastery still stands as a guard for Orthodoxy.
Apart from Agios Antonios, Agiofarango and Panagia in Martsalo, in the area of the monastery there are a series of chapels and hermitages.
The mill and the bakery at the monastery are operated as a museum.
A safe natural harbour on the Bay of Messara, blessed with a gently sweeping sand and pebble beach, the place in legend where Zeus swam ashore in the guise of a bull with Europa on his back. Many people make this village their base for Cretan holi...
The most important monuments of the site are: The Palace of Knossos. It is the largest of the preserved Minoan palatial centres. Four wings are arranged around a central courtyard, containing the royal quarters, workshops, shrines, storerooms, re...