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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
Fortress of Selinos

Fortress of Selinos

The ruins of the fortress of Selinos are on the Fortetza hill, in the south of Palaiochora of Chania. It is a rectangle fortress, as that of Ierapetra, Meramvelo…

Chania Fortresses
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
Tertsa

Tertsa

Tertsa is a small but picturesque coastal settlement, 90 kilometers in the south-east of Heraclion and 25 kilometers in the south of Ierapetra. The village is in…

Heraklion Beaches Towns and villages
Kato Simi

Kato Simi

One of the most beautiful villages of the Viannos municipality, built in a very green area, is the Kato Simi village. Simi has the largest forest in the Heraclion…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Arvi

Arvi

Arvi is a coastal settlement of the Viannos municipality, 80 kilometers from Heraklion and 35 kilometers from Ierapetra. The settlement is in front of a valley…

Heraklion Beaches Towns and villages
Milonas gorge

Milonas gorge

Milonas gorge is a place you must visit. The gorge is located betweet the settlements of Koutsounari and Ferma, in municipality of Ierapetra. The route is easy…

Lasithi Canyons
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
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
Cha climbing spot

Cha climbing spot

The Cha gorge of the Ierapetra municipality and Lasithi prefecture has about 25 descents, slides and jumps. Water dominates and creates many waterfalls and places…

Lasithi Climbing
Cha gorge

Cha gorge

One of the most imposing gorges of Crete and the 10 most beautiful gorges of Europe is the Cha gorge. It begins near the Kato Chorio settlement and ends to the…

Lasithi Canyons
Gorge of Sarakina

Gorge of Sarakina

The gorge of Sarakina or Sarantapichos starts from the Mithoi settlement of Ierapetra and ends to the coastal Mirtos settlement. Its entrance is about 16 kilometers…

Lasithi Canyons
Mirtos

Mirtos

Mirtos is a picturesque and tourist coastal settlement of the Lasithi prefecture. It is built near the banks of the Krios River, close to the exit of the imposing…

Lasithi Beaches Towns and villages
Kales fortress

Kales fortress

The Venetian Kales fortress is in the southern part of the Ierapetra port. It possibly began to be built in 1212 by the Genovese pirate Pescatore. The first written…

Lasithi Fortresses
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