Museum of El Greco

  • El Greco: from Fodele to Spain
    Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541 – 1614) , the worldwide famous painter who became known with the nickname El Greco (“The Greek”), originated from the village of Fodele and the Kingdom of Candia, as the island of Crete was called during the Venetian period. He took his first artistic steps as
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  • The Museum of El Greco Is a Fodele Must-See
    Not too many first-time visitors of Crete realize that the island is the birthplace of several celebrities on the world stage. Of course, the island’s most famous native was philosopher and writer Nikos Kazantzakis, author of Zorba the Greek and the Last Temptation of Christ. Then there’s Greece’s most
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