The labyrinthine city of Knossos is Kefti's impressive capital and pulsating heart of the Minoan Empire.
The Regional Palaces
Each group commands a grand City Palace thriving with skilled artisans and commerce, central to a province on the island of Kefti.
PHAISTOS PALACE - Swallow totem
Phaistos, nestled on a southern hilltop with sweeping panoramic views of the Messara Plain, sea and mountains, crafting exquisite nature inspired pottery.
MALLIA PALACE - Labrys totem
Mallia, to the north, trading gold and intricate jewellery.
ZAKROS PALACE - Dolphin totem
Zakros, built around a natural harbour cut into the far East Coast, famous for its dyed wool, ivory and silverware.
KYDONIA PALACE - Antelope totem
The western port of Kydonia, doorway to the highly productive fertile plain sheltered by the White Mountains, renowned for its leather, gems and jarred produce.