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Lasithi Day Trip

Lasithi Day Trip

I am always looking for the more unknown places in Lasithi, but there are also many touristic places that are definitely worth a visit. A good time to drive around and see those touristic places is after the Summer season ends and before the rains starts, or in Spring...

Maridaki beach

Maridaki beach

Maridaki is one of my favorite places to go, a little seaside village on the southern coast of Crete, west of Tsoutsouras. It's a special place, remote and small, with an amazing beach and very relaxed feeling. Perfect for a great beach day! Maridaki lies in the...

Dikti Mountains – Psari Madara

Dikti Mountains – Psari Madara

One of the most amazing places I've been in Lasithi is on top of the mountains, 2000 meters high, from where you can see the whole East side of Crete. Going up there is an adventure in itself, and once there you can only be in awe of the views on all sides. When I go...

Xerokambos

Xerokambos

Xerokambos is one of the most remote areas of Crete of the far east coast.I've been there in summer for swimming and relaxing, and in winter for hiking in the mountains with breathtaking views. You can get there from Makrygialos, and then drive inland and up to Ziros,...

Galini beach

Galini beach

A Greek friend gave me this tip for a small, quiet beach. Galini beach (or Achlia beach) is 15kms East of Ierapetra, in the green area of Schinokapsala. It's a quiet cove with grey sand and amazing blue, calm waters. The beach is well protected from the wind and has...

Kato Zakros

Kato Zakros

At the end of a dazzling road, on the far east coast of Crete, lies the small village of Kato Zakros in a fertile valley with olive groves. It has a beautiful little tranquil beach, crystal clear water and some very nice tavernas.   The perfect place for a...

Kritsá

Kritsá

Kritsá is a traditional mountain village with old houses and narrow streets, about 11 km from Agios Nikólaos, built amphitheatrically on a rock hill (Kastellos) at an altitude of 375 m. The 2000 inhabitants keep the old Cretan traditions and the town is famous for the...

Latest in Nature

Ha gorge

Ha gorge

Everyone who has driven the road from Ierapetra to the Gulf of Mirabella or viceversa, has seen the awe-inspiring Ha gorge from a distance. It's on the westside of the...

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The gorge of Kritsá

The gorge of Kritsá

The gorge of Kritsá or Havga, a narrow and beautiful gorge, begins near the village of Kritsá and ends at the village Tapes. It’s 13km long and reaches a depth of 300m...

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Latest in Beaches

Maridaki beach

Maridaki beach

Maridaki is one of my favorite places to go, a little seaside village on the southern coast of Crete, west of Tsoutsouras. It's a special place, remote and small, with...

read more
Xerokambos

Xerokambos

Xerokambos is one of the most remote areas of Crete of the far east coast.I've been there in summer for swimming and relaxing, and in winter for hiking in the mountains...

read more
Galini beach

Galini beach

A Greek friend gave me this tip for a small, quiet beach. Galini beach (or Achlia beach) is 15kms East of Ierapetra, in the green area of Schinokapsala. It's a quiet...

read more

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