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Top Choice Museum in Iraklio

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

This state-of-the-art museum is one of the largest and most important in Greece. The two-storey revamped 1930s Bauhaus building makes a gleaming showcase for artefacts spanning 5500 years from Neolithic to Roman tim…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Knossos

Palace of Knossos

Crete’s most famous historical attraction is the Palace of Knossos, the grand capital of Minoan Crete, located 5km south of Iraklio. The setting is evocative and the ruins and recreations impressive, incorporating a…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Delos

Ancient Delos

Delos has a special place in Greek mythology. When Leto was preganant with twins Apollo and Artemis, she was relentlessly pursued by vengeful Hera, before finally finding sanctuary. It is on this sacred island that …
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Kos

Asklepieion

The island’s most important ancient site stands on a pine-covered hill 3km southwest of Kos Town, commanding lovely views across towards Turkey. A religious sanctuary devoted to Asclepius, the god of healing, it was…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Lindos

Acropolis of Lindos

A steep footpath climbs the 116m-high rock above Lindos to reach the beautifully preserved Acropolis. First walled in the 6th century BC, the clifftop is now enclosed by battlements constructed by the Knights of St …
Top Choice Beach in Kefallonia

Myrtos Beach

One of the most breathtaking beaches in all Greece, Myrtos Beach is a stunning expanse of broad white sand 10km northeast of Kefallonia’s narrow central isthmus. The only road access drops for 3km in sweeping switch…
Top Choice Beach in Vathy

Livadaki Beach

Follow the north-coast road out of Vathy for 10km and look for a signposted dirt road to the left leading to Livadaki Beach. Here, tropical azure waters lap against soft sand in a long sheltered cove with facing isl…
Top Choice Museum in Chios Town

Korais Library & Philip Argenti Museum

On the upper floor of the remarkable Korais Library, the Philip Argenti Museum contains a 19th-century birthing chair, along with shepherds' tools, embroidery, traditional costumes and portraits of the wealthy Argen…
Top Choice Museum in Rhodes Town

Archaeological Museum

By far the best museum in the Dodecanese, this airy 15th-century former Knights' Hospital extends from its main building out into the beautiful gardens. Room after room holds magnificently preserved ancient treasure…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Zakynthos Town

Prosilio

Gourmet dinner-only restaurant, with a boutique interior and a romantic garden courtyard. The hushed atmosphere may be unusual, but the service is relaxed and friendly, and if you love Greek food you’re sure to reli…