The heart of Crete
The capital of Crete sits between the provinces of Rethymno and Lassithi. This part of the island attracts visitors by its numerous beaches and historical monuments. A fertile valley occupies the central and northern parts of the province while the rest is dominated by the mountains.
In the years 3000 BC-1400 BC, the Minoan civilization, one of the first cultures of Europe, flourished on this island