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Trip Planner Europe  /  Greece  /  Crete  /  Heraklion Prefecture  /  Malia

Malia

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Located in an area inhabited since Neolithic times, Malia serves as one of Crete's major party zones. Drawing a young crowd of pleasure seekers with its frenzied nightlife, at the height of the season this small coastal town rivals Ibiza in terms of big crowds and even bigger parties. Despite this, Malia's old town remains a pocket of sophistication and culture. Within this district you can discover the quintessential Cretan labyrinth of narrow backstreets and cozy taverns. History buffs can also explore the remains of a Minoan palace, the site of ongoing excavations since the 1920s. Malia is in Heraklion Prefecture. Add Malia and other destinations to your itinerary using our Greece road trip planning tool , and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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