Crete is the largest Greek island washed by the waters of three seas at once. In addition to being one of the best resorts, Crete is also famous for its rich historical and cultural heritage. The birthplace of Zeus and the Minoan civilization - excursions in Crete will be full impressions. On a relatively small territory, there are a lot of places that should be included in the excursion route - the Palace of Knossos with its Minotaur labyrinth, the Arcadia monastery, the Frangokastello fortress, the ancient city of Falasarna. To learn more about ancient history, 1001guide recommends visiting archaeological sites with a English-speaking guide. You can take a break from excursions and gain strength in one of the many local restaurants famous for home comfort and affordable prices.