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Voyage to Crete: Iraklion
by Eti Bonn-Muller
July 18, 2009

Crete may be best known for its ancient Minoan civilization, but the port city of Iraklion is also famous for its well-preserved Venetian walls and fortresses.


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Although flights depart regularly from Athens to Iraklion, many people take an overnight ferry to Crete. This cruise line invokes the spirit of the ancient Minoans, who extended their influence across the seas.

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