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Beach of Agia Pelagia

Beach of Agia Pelagia

The cozy village of Agia Pelagia is located at the north coast of Crete some 20 km from Heraklion. Compared with other tourist resorts, Agia Pelagia is a quiet place.

El Greco - The Martyrdom Of St. Maurice And The Theban 1580-82

El Greco - The Martyrdom Of St. Maurice And The Theban 1580-82

El Greco - The Martydom of St. Maurice and the Theban (detail) oil on canvas 14'8" x 9'11" 1580-82 Painted for the Basilica of El Escorial. El Greco is the popular name for Dominikos Theotokopoulos (1541, Fodele or Candia (now Heraklion), Crete – April 7, 1614, Toledo, Spain).

El Greco - Woman With Ermine 1483-90

El Greco - Woman With Ermine 1483-90

This small museum in Fodele, which is dedicated to one of Greece’s greatest artists, is housed in a renovated stone residence that is believed (probably erroneously) to have been El Greco's home before he left for Heraklion. In Spain, El Greco lived for years with his common-law wife, Jeronima de las Cuevas (it is believed that she is depicted in the portrait Woman with Ermine.

Fodele Museum Cafeteria

Fodele Museum Cafeteria

This small museum in Fodele, which is dedicated to one of Greece’s greatest artists, is housed in a renovated stone residence that is believed (probably erroneously) to have been El Greco's home before he left for Heraklion. It contains many copies of his better-known works, as well as a reconstruction of his studio.

El Greco's Studio

El Greco's Studio

This small museum in Fodele, which is dedicated to one of Greece’s greatest artists, is housed in a renovated stone residence that is believed (probably erroneously) to have been El Greco's home before he left for Heraklion. It contains many copies of his better-known works, as well as a reconstruction of his studio.

Domenikos Theotokopoulos Museum in Fodele

Domenikos Theotokopoulos Museum in Fodele

This small museum in Fodele, which is dedicated to one of Greece’s greatest artists, is housed in a renovated stone residence that is believed (probably erroneously) to have been El Greco's home before he left for Heraklion. It contains many copies of his better-known works, as well as a reconstruction of his studio.

Fodele - El Greco Memorial

Fodele - El Greco Memorial

At the village square of Fodele underneath a one thousand year old plane-tree is a memorial of the great painter El Greco who was supposedly born in Fodele in 1541. It is an engraved plaque, standing on a marble base, with the face of the painter.

Fodele 1000 Year old Plane Tree

Fodele 1000 Year old Plane Tree

At the village square of Fodele underneath a one thousand year old plane-tree is a memorial of the great painter El Greco who was supposedly born in Fodele in 1541.

Fodele Weaving

Fodele Weaving

Home of the famous El Greco, Fodele is a beautiful little village of 500 residents set in a verdant ravine some 28 km west of Heraklion. The locals have held on to their traditional lifestyle, despite the rampant tourist development of the area. Visitors buy souvenirs of Cretan weaving from the small stores.

Fodele Street

Fodele Street

Home of the famous El Greco, Fodele is a beautiful little village of 500 residents set in a verdant ravine some 28 km west of Heraklion. The locals have held on to their traditional lifestyle, despite the rampant tourist development of the area.

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