Crete's long and turbulent history is imprinted on the many historical monuments and archeological sites spotted all over the island. The history and cultural heritage of the municipalities presented in this site has left many characteristic historical sights.
The local sights include:
- A large number of diverse archaeological sites
- A large number of monuments, archeological sites and historical districts.
- The cultural and natural landscapes, product of the long and harmonious co-existence of humans and nature.
- Landscapes of exceptional beauty