Malia
The traditional old town of Malia.

Malia

Malia stands on Crete for sun, beach, quad bikes and parties all night. Old town, beaches, Overview and orientation and hotels at Malia and Stalis. Party Mile of Malia Malia…

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Gournia
Streets and building floor plans in Gournia.

Gournia

Gournia, the best preserved city of the Minoans on the whole of Crete, located on the highway from Aghios Nikolaos to Ierapetra on the Gulf of Merabellou. History Gournia, which…

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Ierapetra
Ierapetra

Ierapetra

Ierapetra, the southernmost city of Europe with the mildest climate and most hours of sunshine. History, Archeological Museum, Citadel Kales, Old Quarter, beaches and hotels, Roman Aquariums, Chrissi, Fournou Koryfi,…

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Arhanes, south of Heraklion
Magnificent view of the vineyard area south of Heraklion from the Minoan megaron of Vathypetro.

Arhanes, south of Heraklion

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Sightseeing of the wine region south of Heraklion: the Aqueduct, burial ground at Fourni, Arhanes and Minoan megaron of Vathypetro. Sightseeing south of Heraklion: Aqueduct of Heraklion If one drives…

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Aghios Nikolaos
Lake Voulismeni, the heart of Aghios Nikolaos.

Aghios Nikolaos

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Aghios Nikolaos, the capital of the prefecture Lasithi with the famous heart lake Voulismeni. History, Sightseeing, Beaches, Hotels and practical hints. History of Aghios Nikolaos Aghios Nikolaos (called Ag Nik…

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Lasithi Plateau
Lasithi plateau

Lasithi Plateau

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Trip to Lasithi Plateau. Directions with map, information, pictures and video about the plateau, Diktaion (Psychros, Zeus) Cave, Kronio Cave, town ruins of Karfi, monastery Vidani. Lasithi Plateau Trips on…

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Fortress of Spinalonga
Fortress of Spinalonga

Fortress of Spinalonga

Fortress of Spinalonga in the Gulf of Korfos. History of the fortress and the island of the 'Living Dead', the lepers' colony in the last century. Fortress of Spinalonga At…

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Olous
This is where Olous must have been. In the background the mountains of Oxa at Elounda.

Olous

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Olous, the sunken ancient city near Elounda. History, deities and the say of Britomartis, sunken in the sea and today remains like the old basilica. Sunken ancient city of Olous…

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Elounda
The small fishing port of Elounda close to the square and village center.

Elounda

Elounda is situated on the north-eastern coast of Crete, and nestles between the high rugged mountains and the clear blue sea close to the city of Aghios Nikolaous. The history,…

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Peninsula of Spinalonga
The Peninsula of Spinalonga (Kolikitha), situated in front of Elounda. In the upper left is the Spinalonga fortress.

Peninsula of Spinalonga

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Walks, hiking and swimming at Kolikitha and other sandy beaches on the peninsula of Spinalonga in front of Elounda and the fortress island. In general, the island in front of…

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