Agios Nikolaos

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Gorge of Agios Nikolaos

Gorge of Agios Nikolaos

The path to the green gorge of Agios Nikolaos with the amazing waterfalls starts from the Zaros Lake and ends to one of the forest of Greece, the Rouvas forest.…

Heraklion E4 Canyons
Vamos

Vamos

The semi-mountainous settlement of Vamos is in the former province of Apokoronas of the Chania prefecture and famous for maintaining its traditional features. The…

Chania Towns and villages
10. Omalos - Agia Roumeli

10. Omalos - Agia Roumeli

The tenth route of the E4 European long distance Path is about 18 kilometers and lasts 6 hours and 30 minutes. The time it has to be followed is from May to October(due…

Chania E4
Argyroupoli

Argyroupoli

Argyroupoli is one of the most beautiful villages of the Rethimno prefecture, on the hill between the springs of the Petre and Mousela Rivers after which the names…

Rethimno Towns and villages
Apostoloi

Apostoloi

The mountain and picturesque village of Apostoloi is about 30 kilometers from Rethimno. It falls under the Amari municipality of the Rethimno prefecture and the…

Rethimno Towns and villages
Kourtaliotiko gorge

Kourtaliotiko gorge

The imposing Kourtaliotiko gorge starts from the Koksare village of the Rethimno prefecture, about 22 kilometers from Rethimno and ends to the amazing beach of…

Rethimno Canyons
Thrapsano

Thrapsano

Thrapsano, the center of pottery in Crete, is about 30 kilometers in the south-east of Heraclion. The settlement is under the Minoa Pediados municipality and 340…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Pefkos

Pefkos

The Pefkos village is on the southern foot of the Psari Madara hill of the Dikti Mountain, 2141 meters above the sea level and 10 kilometers from Ano Viannos. Pefkos…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Amiras

Amiras

Amiras or Amira is in the Viannos municipality, on the southern edges of the Dikti Mountain, 680 meters above the sea level, in a place full of olive and fruit-bearing…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Ano Viannos

Ano Viannos

“Passers-by, when you go to Viannos, don’t walk on graves in order not to be burnt. Brothers were buried there that were fighting for freedom. They killed mothers,…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Kato Archanes

Kato Archanes

Kato Archanes is one of the most picturesque villages in the Heraklion prefecture with lots of alternative activities. Paths, small woods, archaeological sites…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Pantanassa

Pantanassa

The Holly Monastery of Panagia Pantanassa is on the 14th kilometer of the Heraclion-Rethimno national road. The female monastery is dedicated to the Birth of Theotokos…

Heraklion Beaches Towns and villages
Chondros

Chondros

Chondros is a village of the Viannos municipality and 64 kilometers from Heraclion. The long beaches are a feature of the district. Kastri (where the beach starts),…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Choudetsi

Choudetsi

Choudetsi has been developed into a cultural center of Crete during the last years. The village is in the valley that the Lagnos, Korfi, Skala and Vigla Mountains…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Pentamodi

Pentamodi

Pentamodi is a quiet and picturesque village in the valley of the Gazanos River, 17 kilometers from Heraclion. Administratively, the village is under the extended…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Tilisos

Tilisos

Tilisos is built on the ruins of the ancient city of Tilisos and is in the eastern foot of Psiloreitis. The name of the settlement has been used for over 3.400…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Skourvoula

Skourvoula

Skourvoula of the Festos municipality is built on the southern foot of Sanidas Mountain, 350 meters above the sea level, with a panoramic view of the fertile Mesara…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Sivas

Sivas

Sivas is one of the most beautiful villages in the Festos municipality, in the south-west side of Mesara plain. The settlement is built 110 meters above the sea…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Votomos

Votomos

The man- made lake, Zaros or Votomos, took its current shape in 1987, after the reformation of the area by the forest inspection. The lake is in the southern edge…

Heraklion Lakes
Zaros

Zaros

The beautiful and interesting town of Zaros is built 45 kilometers from Heraclion and is included in the Festos municipality. It is in the southern foot of the…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Sternes

Sternes

Sternes is a village of the Gortyna municipality, 55 kilometers from Heraclion. The settlement is built on the northern foot of the Asterousia Mountain, 310 meters…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Agios Thomas

Agios Thomas

Agios Thomas is a place with an imposing landscape, dense vegetation and a magnificent view. The carved winepresses, the Roman tombs, the Melissa fortress, the…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Peza

Peza

Peza of the Archanes- Asterousia municipality is famous for their agricultural tradition. Peza is built between many vineyards and olive trees, is 17 kilometers…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Metaxochori

Metaxochori

The picturesque village of Metaxochori is built in the foot of a hill, 420 meters above the sea and 34 metres from Heraclion. The village belongs to the Archanes-Asterousia…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Kounavoi

Kounavoi

Kounavoi, the traditional village of Archanes-Asterousia Municipality, is where the Minoan city of Eltinia was. The settlement dominates in a small plain in the…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Houmeriako

Houmeriako

Buildings that make you feel like you live in other times, fountains that were a source of dew for the residents and 19 churches reminiscent of the old prestige…

Lasithi Towns and villages
Kastelli Fournis

Kastelli Fournis

Architectural diamonds, verdant colorful courtyards, and scenic alleys are some of the features of Kastelli in the municipality of Agios Nikolaos that will be of…

Lasithi Towns and villages
Gra Lygia

Gra Lygia

About 5 km west of Ierapetra and 39 km south of Agios Nikolaos, we find the seaside village of Gra Lygia, famous for the fertile valley in which locals grow in…

Lasithi Beaches Towns and villages

The beautiful Agia Fotia beach is in the southern side of the Lasithi prefecture, about 12 kilometres from Ierapetra and 45 kilometres from Agios Nikolaos. The…

Lasithi Beaches Towns and villages
Milatos cavern

Milatos cavern

The Milatos cavern is a few kilometres in the north-east of the Milatos settlement of Agios Nikolaos, in the Lasithi prefecture. A memorial of the thousands of…

Lasithi Caves
Plateau of Lasithi

Plateau of Lasithi

The picturesque Oropedio (i.e. plateau, in Greek) of Lasithi is the largest and the most fertile plateau of Crete and one of the most important places of Crete…

Lasithi Plateaus
Vai

Vai

The exotic Vai, the biggest palm forest in Europe and one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete, is 95 kilometers in the east of Agios NIkolaos and 25 kilometers…

Lasithi Beaches
Chrisi

Chrisi

The magnificent Chrisi or Gaidouronisi, with the wonderful beaches and the blue-green seawater, is a very popular destination for the locals and the tourists. The…

Lasithi Beaches
Ancient Lato

Ancient Lato

The ancient Lato city was about 3 kilometers in the north of Kritsa of the Agios Nikolaos municipality, in Lasithi. It was protected due to its geographical position…

Lasithi Archaeological Areas
Ierapetra

Ierapetra

The awarded city for its wonderful beaches, Ierapetra, is the unique city in the southern Crete and the last city in the southern end of Europe. Ierapetra is about…

Lasithi Beaches Towns and villages
Kritsa gorge

Kritsa gorge

The Kritsa gorge is in a very beautiful area. It starts from the north-east side of the Kritsa settlement and ends after about 12 kilometers, to the Tapes village.…

Lasithi Canyons
Kritsa

Kritsa

The picturesque and beautiful Kritsa village with important archaeological findings is in the Agios Nikolaos municipality of the Lasithi prefecture. The village…

Lasithi Towns and villages
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