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VAI

By | 2018-06-27T01:35:42+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: DISCOVER CRETE, LASITHI|Tags: , , , |

The palm beach of Vai is one of the largest attractions of the Mediterranean island of Crete. It features the largest natural palm forest in Europe, made up of palm tree Phoenix Theophrastii. For tourism Vai was discovered at the end of the 1970s by the last Hippies who fled the hot-spots Matala and Preveli. [...]

IERAPETRA

By | 2018-06-27T01:35:50+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: DISCOVER CRETE, LASITHI|Tags: , , |

Ierapetra. The town of Ierapetra is located on the south coast of Crete, along the beach of Ierapetra Bay. It lies south of Agios Nikolaos and southwest of Sitia and is an important regional centre. With its 15,400 inhabitants (2001) it is the most populous town in the prefecture of Lasithi, and the fourth town [...]

ELOUNDA

By | 2018-06-27T01:35:56+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: DISCOVER CRETE, LASITHI|Tags: , , |

Elounda is a small fishing town on the bay of Elounda, on the northern coast of the island.Elounda is also the closest major town to the former leper colony of Spinalonga, located on an island officially named Kalydon located at the entrance of the Bay of Elounda, a lake-like body of water enclosed by mainland [...]

AGIOS NIKOLAOS

By | 2018-06-27T01:36:02+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: DISCOVER CRETE, LASITHI|Tags: , , |

Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the nomos (province) of Lasithi, and sits partially upon the ruins of the ancient city of Lato pros Kamara. Agios Nikolaos is probably best known as a tourist town that serves as a hub to the twenty or so small villages and farms that make up that part of [...]

LASITHI

By | 2018-06-27T01:36:07+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: DISCOVER CRETE, LASITHI|Tags: , , |

Lasithi is the easternmost prefecture on the island of Crete, to the east of the prefecture of Heraklion. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos, the other major towns being Ierapetra, Sitia and Neapoli. The mountains include the Dikte to the west and the Sitia Mountains to the east. The Sea of Crete lies to the north [...]