The Herakleion Archaeological Museum 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. The singularly important Minoan collection contains unique examples of Minoan art, many of them true masterpieces. The Herakleion Museum is rightly considered as the...READ MORE
The Historical Museum of Crete was founded by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies in 1953, following the issue of a Ministry of Culture permit to establish a museum collection. The Museum was initially housed in the Andreas and Maria Kalokerinos House (1903), a listed neoclassical building granted by the A. & M. Kalokerinos Foundation in accordance with the donor’s wishes.The Museum was founded and is run by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies, with the aim of preserving and...READ MORE
Natural History Museum of Crete has been functioning and operates under the framework of the University of Crete since 1980, being a pioneer institute at national and European level in the following activities:Study and Management of the Natural Environment of CretePublic awareness, education and sensitisation of local people as well as the visitors of the areaLink University activities with Cretan societySet up a network of Ecological Museums in Greece and throughout the Eastern...READ MORE
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Accommodation in the enchanting bay of Lygaria
Villa Andromeda is a luxury two-storey building that is located on a hill overlooking the bay of Lygaria and its turquoise waters.