Visit the most famous and popular of all attractions in Crete, the Palace of Knossos. Join us on a journey back 5000 years into myths and legends and learn the secrets of the oldest civilisation in Europe, the Minoans. Hear all about the legendary labyrinth and the Minotaur, the half-human monster. This site brings history and legend to life and is a must see on any visit to Crete. Then, continue further to the East of the island towards the famous resort of Elounda where you will make a boat cruise towards the island of Spinalonga. This small island houses an impressive Venetian fortress and was a leper colony until 1950s. In the afternoon, enjoy free time in the pretty town of Agios Nikolaos famous for its small lake in the center.