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About Faistos, Crete

Faistos (Greek: Φαιστός) is a municipality in Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Moires. It is named after the ancient city Phaistos, located in the municipality. The municipality has an area of 410.810 km2 (158.615 sq mi).


Overview of Faistos

Walking past the city of Crete, you will come across Faistos. Faistos is often skipped on the visit, owing to the plethora of other prime attractions of Crete.

Generally, tourists prefer visiting top attractions of Crete like Samaria Gorge, Palace Of Knosos, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Hania and Aquaworld Aquarium. These are few of the top things to do in Crete.

Most of the Crete tours skip a visit to this place, but you can create your customized plan if you wish to visit Faistos.

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Knossos and Heraklion Day Tour from Rethimno
View Deal Knossos and Heraklion Day Tour from Rethimno 1 Reviews | Duration: 9 hours From USD 22.59/person

Discover the ancient Palace of Knossos and city of Heraklion while on this 9-hour full-day tour. Accompanied by a professional guide, learn about the temple and Minoan palace of Knosses. Enjoy free time in Heraklion to explore the streets and tour the local museum before returning to your Rethimno accommodations.

Adventure Tour and Private Speedboat to Spinalonga Island - 4x4 Excursion with Land Rover
View Deal Adventure Tour and Private Speedboat to Spinalonga... New on TripHobo Duration: 4 hours From USD 83.7/person

You want them all ? Here it is: An adventure with the Land Rover and a private speed boat to Spinalonga Island to explore it.

Very nice combo with Safari and private boat to the hotspot of the region, Explore the mountains and valleys, passing the small villages in the mountains.  learn how olive oil is made at our stop at an olive oil factory with a free guided tour. Coming back through the mountains we will have some amazing views over the Gulf of Mirabello and the historical island of Spinalonga. At the village of Plaka, fast private speedboats are waiting for you to transfer you to Spinalonga. (Entrance fee to the island not included, has to be payed on the island)

Inclusive: Land Rover Discovery with air condition, experienced driver, refreshments/water, speedboat transfer

4x4 Preveli and Kourtaliotiko Gorge Safari In Southern Crete
View Deal 4x4 Preveli and Kourtaliotiko Gorge Safari In Sout... New on TripHobo Duration: 7 hours From USD 81.36/person

We all meet at Missiria in Rethymno city where after our safety information & guidance we get in the jeeps and the adventure begins. Get ready to visit old villages, South Crete, Preveli Palm Beach and swim in the crystal waters of Libyan sea.

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