Falasarna is 16 kilometers west of Kissamos. Visitors prefer the long, wide stretch of sandy beach, which is considered one of the best in Crete. It is split up into several coves by rocky spits and is known for its stunning sunsets and pink hues reflecting from the fine coral in the sand.
The centre of Minoan civilisation and capital of Minoan Crete lay 5km south of Heraklion. Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. It had large