The charm of the East
Top attractions, top sights, archaeological sites, museums, monasteries, beaches, picturesque places, special places, photos, panoramic photos, virtual tours, etc.
Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
Castles, ancient castles, roman castles, byzantine castles, medieval castles, venetian castles, etc.
Caves, mountain caves, etc.
The prefecture was inhabited for the first time in the early Neolithic period (5700-2800 BC). Next comes the Minoan period (2800-1100 BC), which is divided into Pre-Palace (2800-1900 BC), Paleopalace (1900-1700 BC), Neo-Palace (1700-1400 BC) and Late Palace (1400-1100 BC). The oldest traces of human presence in the area date back to the early Neolithic era. The Cave of the …
POTATO FESTIVAL In the village of Tzermiado, at the end of August, the potato festival is organized. Try the potato cooked in a thousand and two ways and always accompanied by wine and tsikoudia. Try wood oven potato, sweet potato, and stone oven pork. The events last about three days. LATO The municipality of Agios Nikolaos organizes events called "Lato", …
WATER SKI: Water skiing can be done on the organized beaches of the prefecture and in hotel complexes in the areas of Agios Nikolaos, Sitia, Ierapetra, Elounda, Istro, Makrygialos, Koutsounarios. HORSE RIDING: Ask at the Sissi area campsite. PARAGLIDING: In the village of Kaminaki, which is located in the Municipality of Oropedi Lasithi, at a distance of 9 km from …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Photographs and Images, monument photographs, beautiful photographs, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.