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Heraklion Travel Guide

Extremely popular and packed with large hotels and sea side resorts, the region around Heraklion is not the most quaint, at least not on the coast, where you will only find super organized beaches and tons of accommodation options. The town of Heraklio, on the other hand, is incredibly lively, with tons of historical sites and a great atmosphere. Don’t miss the Archeological museum and the Minoan Palace in Knossos if you are a history buff, while if you enjoy tasting wine keep in mind that winemaking is becoming a serious business in the area, and there are plenty of places where you can the local production.

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