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TransferPlan will transfer you from and to Agia Pelagia as quickly, safely and comfortably as possible. Agia Pelagia is a seaside fishing village built in the centre of a picturesque amphitheatric bay, 23 km northwest from Heraklion Town.
The main beach getaway of Agia Pelagia is a long, narrow, sandy beach with emerald waters. The round shape of the beach resembles a plate, thus in Ottoman times, the beach was called Tsanak Limani. Due to its formation, the waters are almost always calm and the bay is used as a little harbour. In Agia Pelagia visitors will find many options for water sports, scuba-diving, traditional Cretan food and accommodation.
Agia Petra is home to a beautiful sandy beach located in the Cape Souda, thus it is almost never windy. In Cape Souda various ancient ruins have been discovered which belonged to the Apollonia port city. Snorkelling is a great activity as the visitors can spot plenty ancient remnants such as shipwrecks wrapped in the deep blue waters for eternity. A few steps away from Agia Pelagia beach, one can find a monastery that boasts the same name as the town and is dedicated to Saint Pelagia. The monastery was a renowned place of worship during the Venetian occupation and it hosted a huge annual celebration on the holiday of the saint the monastery was dedicated to.
If you walk past the shrine you will be surprised by the most mesmerising and scenic beach in the area named Fylakes. The beach is located within some rock formations, which mean you will have to trek for a bit in order to get there. Fylakes is covered with golden sand and segregated into two small coves which are filled to the brim when tied rises. The water has a beautiful emerald colour and it is crystal-clear, making up for the tedious way down visitors must do.
In close proximity to Agia Pelagia, one can find Ligaria inlet on the east and Mononaftis Bay on the west. The landscape encompasses some of the best qualities of the Aegean scenery with its picturesque white houses, the emerald waters of the Mediterranean, the rolling hills of green and the brown rock formation put together a scenery of great beauty that will excite even the most demanding travellers.
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TransferPlan will transfer you from and to Heraklion town as quickly, safely and comfortably as possible. Heraklion boasts the title of the largest urban entity in Crete and is also the administrative capital of the island. Heraklion has an immense historical and cultural heritage, as in close proximity to the city visitors can find the Palace of Knossos, which has served as the centre of Minoan civilisation. Throughout the city, you can also find a number of constructions dating back to the Venetian occupation such as Koules Fortress in the old port.
Heraklion is home to some world class monuments and cultural landmarks. Among the most outstanding man-made structures is the Heraklion Fortress that contains the 'old town'. Originally built by Arab merchants and later on reinforced by Venetians, the Fortress included seven bastions, of which only the Martinego bastion survives the passing of time. Moreover, visitors will be delighted to find one of the gates to the city, named Chanioporta, which is ornate with the winged lion of Saint Marc. Visitors can also pay pilgrimage to the grave of one of Greece's most important writers and Nobel recipient, N. Kazantzakis. The sight that marks his resting place also offers some mesmerising views of the city.
Throughout the city, one can spot statues and monuments commemorating prolific figures that have been important for Greece's course through history and have contributed to Crete's immense cultural heritage. Some of the names include renaissance painter El Greco, Poet Vicenzo Kornaros and Politician Eleftherios Venizelos.
Moreover, the Archaeological museum should be on the top of every visitor's list; a splendid space that boasts a massive collection of ancient artefacts from all over the island and covers more than 5,500 years of history. Special emphasis is given to the spoils of Minoan civilisation, which has been one of the first to spring in the Southern European cost and was almost entirely wiped out by a volcanic eruption and a subsequent tsunami. The museum is home to the most important collection of surviving Minoan antiquities in the world and awaits its visitors to explore the mysteries of this extinguished civilisation.
Nowadays, Heraklion represents a beacon of Greek modernization and has been subjected to an extensive urban sprawl, that gives it a truly unique character. Despite the expansion of concrete residential blocs and the immense traffic, a short walk through the bustling streets and alleys will travel you through thousand years of history and will reveal to you the hip side of Greece with its rich coffee culture and culinary delights that can be found in every corner.
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