Discover the delights of eastern Crete, beginning at the village of Kritsa, where the locals are renowned for their skills in traditional weaving. Visit the famous church of Panagia Kera with its beautiful frescoes, before being driven to archaeological site of Gournia, an ancient Minoan settlement. Founded more than 3,500 years ago, Gournia offers a fascinating insight into the everyday lives of a Bronze Age community. Laid out in 1700 BC, the curving, cobbled streets and solid building foundations are incredibly well preserved, and it’s easy to picture the people of Gournia shopping, socialising, and working within its walls.
Exploring eastern Crete
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