Information on Archeological sites & Museums

around Agia Galini area

You can find details on description, history and photos of the archaeological sites on the website of the Greek Ministry of Culture.

There is a list of all the sites on the map below. 

PHAISTOS MINOAN PALACE

Opening hours for October 2020:
08:00 – 18:00 every day

Entry: Full: €8, Reduced: €4

Opening hours for November & December 2020:

08:00 – 17:00 every day

Entry: reduced, half price for all €4 

The first Sunday of every month entry is for free.

ANCIENT GORTYN (GORTYNA)

Opening hours for October 2020:
08:00 – 18:00 every day

Entry: Full: €6, Reduced: €3

Opening hours for November & December 2020:

08:00 – 17:00 every day

Entry: reduced to half price 3€

All Sundays for November & December 2020 the entry is for free. 

AGIA TRIADA

Opening hours for October/Nov/Dec 2020:

08:30 – 15:30 every day

Every first Sunday of each month entry is for free.

MUSEUM OF CRETAN ETHNOLOGY

(Visiting information pending)

You can find more information and an online presentation of the exhibits here.

MAP OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES & MUSEUMS AROUND AGIA GALINI

Good food places around the archaeological sites & 

in the broader area of Agia Galini

On your way to unravelling the Cretan culture, enjoy delicious local food in these selected hideouts listed on the map.  

GOOD FOOD MAP

''Agamemnon'' family taverna, Cretan specialities, in Ketrochori on your way to Spili/Rethymnon. ''Lamb House'', family run taverna with delicious lamb chops, by Phaistos. ''I strofi tis gefsis'', a priest and his wife deliver nicely homely Cretan food, in Vyzari on the way to Fourfouras village.

''The two brothers'', tasty food and beautiful environment, in Matala

"Sideradiko", quality ingredients in their local Cretan cuisine, in Spili

"Chrisopigi", family-friendly combined with tasteful, savouring meals in Kamilari. "Aperito", driving through and feeling hungry? perfect stop for a quick local meal, in Mires.