Crete (Kriti)

Gavdos Island

Information about Gavdos Island (Area: 37 sq km – Distance from: Hora Sfakion 22 n.m., Paleohora 31 n.m.) The island of  Gavdos lies in the Libyan Sea, south of Crete’s south coast, 20 n.m. just opposite the south oast of Hania Prefecture. It is the most southerly inhabited part of Europe and its cape “Trypiti” […]

CHANIA or HANIA

Information About Chania Crossroad of cultures  and Paradise for the sences CHANIA or HANIA is Crete’s westernmost prefecture which borders Rethymno Prefec- ture to the east and the sea to the north, west and south. It is a district rich in vegetation, with many places of unique natural beauty, and with very interesting historical sights. […]

Rethymno

Information about Rethymno Rethymno Prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Crete. It borders Heraklion Pre- fecture to the east, the Cretan Sea to the north, Hania Prefecture to the west, and the Libyan Sea to the south. It is Crete’s the most mountainous district, as it is covered by the eastern part of […]

Stalida

Information about Stalida Situated  on the north-east edge of the Pediada province, Mochos is a historic and hospitable mountain village. The name Mochos denotes also a wider  administrative area which includes the settlement of Stalida, once a haven to Mochos. The village is situated on a plateau, at an altitude of 500 m. on your […]

Hersonissos

Information about  Hersonissos The experience of Cretan loveliness For years now  the beautiful  island of Crete  has been  one of the major  tourist destinations of the world. This preference of local and foreign visitors is not just chance. It  springs from the rare coexistence in the island of historical  and social features together with the […]

Heraklion

Information about Heraklion Heraklion Prefecture is the most central and largest administrative area in Crete, where over half the total population of the island now live. It is named after the town of Heraklion, the capital and main port of Crete. Heraklion is a very popular starting point for Greek holidays, thanks to the international […]

Sitia

Information about Sitia Sitia yesterday and Today This district comprising 28 villages with the pretty main town of Sitia, is one of the most unspoilt areas of  Crete,  made more attractive by the warm hospitality and geniality of its inhabitants. The town today was rebuilt amphitheatrically in the corner of the bay of Sitia in […]

Elounda

Information about Elounda Elounda is a  world-renowned tourism resort located 10 km north of  Aghios Nikolaos, having  an indented coastline, shaded beaches, crystal clear seas,  and tranquil  and heavently environment.  In Elounda today there are more  than 2,000 inhabitants in six settlements: Kato (Lower) and Pano (Higher) Elounda, Kato (Lower) Pines, Mavrikano, Skisma and Plaka. […]

Aghios Nikolaos

Information about Aghios Nikolaos Aghios Nikolaos, the capital of the Prefecture of Lassithi, is built on the NW shore of the largest bay in the island. The town manages to retain its  authenticity  and tranquil  hospitable atmosphere of another epoch, changing its form according to the moods of the visitors. It has the international reputation […]

Crete

Information about Crete The island is very mountainous. Deep gorges split its huge mountains (Lefka Ori, PsHoritis, DM) leading to fertile valleys, creating a landscape fall of surprises, which changes minute by minute, here bare and wild, there green and peaceful. More than 3,000 large and small caves, several of them with impressive stalactites and […]

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