Sightseeing

Zaros Lake

The artificial lake of Zaros or Votomos located on the southern slopes of Psiloritis, just 1km north of Zaros. The area was a small wetland before 1987, which was shaped in the crater of Votomos spring. It took its current form in 1987, when ...

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Daedalus and Icarus

In Agia Galini is also the cave of Daedalus, where according to myth, Daedalus hid himself whilst being pursued by king Minos and together with his son Icarus, managed to fly to freedom using his self-built wings glued with wax The rock that ...

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Heraklion Archaeological Museum

The Herakleion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece, and among the most important museums in Europe. It houses representative artefacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history, c ...

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Kokkinos Pirgos beach

The beach of Kokkinos Pirgos is a very long sandy beach, which starts here and extends for several kilometers to the southeast, till Kommos. This huge beach hosts several sea turtles (Caretta caretta), which nest their eggs here in the summe ...

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Ancient Gortyn

Gortyna or Gortys was an ancient city of Crete and was the capital during the Roman era. Nowadays is a beautiful archaeological site. According to the myth, Zeus took refuge there after he transformed into a bull and abducted Europe. Thei ...

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31 / 08 / 201614:20
Production of wine and raki from the new harvest

The month of September is directly linked to the vines and harvesting and the pressing of the grapes for the new wine and raki. The favorable climatic ...

22 / 08 / 201613:07
Good food with traditional flavors and graphic atmosphere.

On your walk through the picturesque streets of Matala, you will discover our restaurant, which is located in the most central location and stands out ...

16 / 08 / 201613:03
Sea turtles Caretta - Caretta on the south coast

Sea turtles caretta – caretta choose and lay their eggs on several beaches of Crete, two of them are the beaches of Matala and Komos, on the sou ...

10 / 08 / 201616:44
Kali Limenes Beach party

The August as the warmest month of the summer, is showing us the way to the beaches and beach parties. One of the beach parties that are taking place ...

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