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GET FROM HERAKLION TO KNOSSOS PALACE BY CAR

GET FROM HERAKLION TO KNOSSOS PALACE BY CAR

After renting a safe and reliable vehicle from RentCar.gr, you are more than ready to explore the countless beauties of Crete. If you choose to hire a car from Heraklion airport, undoubtedly the first place you should visit is the archeological site of Knossos, which is located just seven kilometers away. The palace of Knossos is the most important attraction of Crete and not by chance! It is the center of the first palace civilization in Europe, the Minoan Civilization that was continuously in...

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DISCOVER PHAISTOS PALACE IN SOUTHERN HERAKLION

DISCOVER PHAISTOS PALACE IN SOUTHERN HERAKLION

Renting a car from Heraklion is the best way to explore the largest island in Greece, with comfort and reliability. One of the local tips that the RentCar.gr team always gives to its customers is to explore the south of Heraklion perfecture, making a necessary stop at the palace of Phaistos. It is one of the four Minoan palaces that have been discovered on the island - the most famous one after the Palace of Knossos. If you choose to rent a car from Heraklion Airport, you need about 45 minutes t...

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SPINALONGA: DRIVING TO THE ISLAND OF THE LIVING DEAD

SPINALONGA: DRIVING TO THE ISLAND OF THE LIVING DEAD

If you decide to hire a car in Heraklion, do drive towards the less explored Eastern Crete, which the RentCar.gr team fully recommends! You will not need more than an hour to reach Elounda, whatever rental car you may chose. From the port of Elounda, boats leave every half hour for the island of Spinalonga, the former leprosy colony of Greece. The dark history of the island begins in 1903 when it was chosen as a place of isolation for people affected by the "cursed" disease of leprosy. For 60...

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PALM FOREST OF VAI: A TROPICAL CRETAN SIGHT

PALM FOREST OF VAI: A TROPICAL CRETAN SIGHT

One of the top reasons to rent a car from Heraklion is because you can, safely and in your own time, discover special gems of Crete, such as the Palm Forest of Vai. The palm forest consists of 5.000 ‘Phoenix theophrastil’ palm trees, a type of palm found only in Vai and the Canary Islands. While swimming at its foot, in the most popular waters of eastern Crete, you may think you are in the tropical Caribbean, even though you are on the shores of the Carpathian Sea. Vai was a well-kept secret of...

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