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Chersonissos

(Χερσόνησος) — party capital of Crete in the summer

28km

35.3166666725.39

Santorini

Greek island in the Cyclades

102km

36.406725.4333

Chania

town in Crete, Greece

125km

35.5166666724.01666667

Shahhat

Ancient city of Cyrene, a World Heritage site, is nearby

430km

32.82777821.862222
Sights

Agios Minas Cathedral

(Greek: Άγιος Μηνάς)

469m

35.337525.13083333

Lions Square

523m

35.339125.1331

Knossos

If you see just one ruin on Crete, see Knossos (in Greek it’s Κνωσός, stress is on the second syllable). The site is fairly compact, and much of it is accessible with restricted mobility. But 30 minutes will do it.

4.6km

35.2980555625.16305556

Cretaquarium

The biggest aquarium in the Eastern Mediterranean.

16km

35.33268525.282474

Crete

island of Greece

27km

35.2124.91

Perissa, Santorini

village in Greece

99km

36.3569444425.47361111

Nea Kameni

island in the Santorini caldera

100km

36.425.4

Kamari

village in Greece

101km

36.37677525.48182778

Fira

village in Greece

103km

36.4225.43166667

Ios

Greek island

126km

36.7166666725.33333333

Cyclades

archipelago of the Aegean Sea, Greece

149km

3725.16666667

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Heraklion

Greece
Heraklion or Iraklio is the major city and capital of Crete, the largest of the Greek islands. Its Archaeological Museum holds the remains of the 4000-year old Minoan civilization, which centred around the nearby palace of Knossos, with its Minotaur legend. The city has several Venetian and Byzantine churches and the biggest in East Mediteranean well-preserved Venetian wall and harbour fortress from the 15th century.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

15°C9
Precipitation: 92 mm

Feb

16°C9
Precipitation: 77 mm

Mar

17°C10
Precipitation: 57 mm

Apr

20°C12
Precipitation: 30 mm

May

24°C15
Precipitation: 15 mm

Jun

27°C19
Precipitation: 3.2 mm

Jul

29°C22
Precipitation: 1 mm

Aug

28°C22
Precipitation: 0.7 mm

Sep

26°C19
Precipitation: 20 mm

Oct

23°C17
Precipitation: 69 mm

Nov

20°C13
Precipitation: 59 mm

Dec

17°C11
Precipitation: 77 mm