Sarakinas Gorge

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Starting from Mythoi, a small village 16 km west of Ierapetra, the gorge of Sarakinas, is an ideal place for family walks in nature! It ends at Myrtos village. The gorge of Sarakinas is crossed by a small river, Kryopotamos, … Continued

Ancient Latos

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East of Agios Nikolaos, 3km north of Kritsa, lie the ruins of an important ancient city, Latos. Latos was first populated in the Minoan period, as the archeological findings show us. The walls of the buildings that still stand are … Continued

The canyon of the Dead

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The canyon of the Dead in Kato Zakros is the final part of the European trail E4, that starts in Portugal and crosses Europe. It’s a canyon of great archeological value, easy to traverse – even for beginners -, that … Continued

By the windmill…

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Narrated by mister D.M. Who lived these events as a small child: In the Monastery of Toplou (Sitia region), during the WW2 and the German occupation in Crete, the monks used to hide the one of the two radios used … Continued

Welcome to Lasithi Plateau

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The Plateau of Lasithi is the favorite destination for many visitors from all around the world. IT’s located at the west end of the prefecture of Lasithi, 40 kilometers west of Agios Nikolaos, at an altitude of 850 meters, covering … Continued

Must see

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The most important sight in the Plateau is the Cavern of Psichros, or else the Cave of Zeus, or the Dikteon Andron, which is located next to the village Psichros. According to the Greek mythology and local tradition, this is … Continued

Monastery of Toplou

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The holy monastery of Kyria Akrotiriani – Toplou, Sitia, Crete, known from the 14th – 15th cent, not only preserved the spiritual, intellectual and cultural heritage of the wider area of Eastern Crete but also was the the center of … Continued

South Coast Hotel **

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Koutsouras, Makrys Gialos 2 stars. Check availability and prices The hotel South coast is located 50 m from the beach in the traditional village of Koutsouras. Ierapetra town is approx. 22 km away. The next a bus station is 30 … Continued