Crete, once the center of the powerful Minoan civilization and home of the Minotaur and the Labyrinth, is an essential stop on the Percy Jackson trail. Steeped in myth and history, beautiful and authentic, here’s what there is to see and do on the Greek island of Crete for Percy Jackson fans.
Mythology Tours in Crete
Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and one that offers a mix of touristic but also authentic experiences. Many people visit Crete to see the Palace of Knossos, but go away having fallen in love with the food, culture, and way of life. For fans of Greek Mythology and the Percy Jackson books, it is a must-visit place during a vacation in Greece. Not only does the island have locations and characters connected with the Rick Riordan books, but there is also the opportunity to visit the cave where Zeus himself is said to have once lived!