Things to see and do - Eraclea Minoa
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Eraclea Minoa Travel guide
Eraclea Minoa : Michelin's recommendations
Occupying a magnificent site near Capo Bianco, the ruins of the Ancient Greek city of Heraclea Minoa were discovered in the 1950s. The name of the city is thought to be linked to the story of Minos, king of Crete, who, according to legend, followed Daedalus to Sicily in order to punish him for having helped Ariadne and Theseus escape from the maze. Visitors to the site can also take time to enjoy its long, white sandy beach.
Tourist attractions Eraclea Minoa : Things to see and do
SP 115 I - 30020 Eraclea-Minoa
Eraclea Minoa beach, a beautiful, long white sandy beach, is enclosed by the tall white cliff and a magnificent pine forest.
SP115 I - 30020 Eraclea Minoa
The excavations started with gusto in the 1950's and archaeologists found crude earth dwellings bearing mosaic fragments. A theatre in very poor condition was also unearthed. The objects on view which mainly come from the necropolis are kept in an an..