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  • Red Beach

    One of the most picturesque and isolated beaches of the area, which you can reach within a 20 minutes walk from Matala.
  • Gortynas

    Gortyna was one of the oldest and strongest cities in Crete during the prehistoric and historic period. The population of ancient Gortyna is believed to be 300.000 people.
  • Matala Beach Festival

    Every year in June the Matala Beach Festival takes place in Matala.
  • Kouses

    Kosues is a small Cretan mountain village, in the middle of the fertile Mesara plain on the edge of the Asterousia mountains.
  • Vori

    Where can you find a piece of pristine Crete, true village life and pure Greek hospitality?
  • Lagolio

    At the foot of Mount Psiloritis and only 7 kms away from the beach, Lagolio is the perfect location to combine relaxed beach holidays with hiking and mountain walking tours.
  • Koudoumas monastery

    Koudoumas monastery is located at the exit of Katarraktis gorge in Asterousia Mountains and is one of the most secluded monasteries of Crete.
  • Matala Street Paining

    The Matala streets are transformed into a huge canvas where artists from 5 to 105 years old will compose their paintings, with a lot of color, but mostly great inspiration.
  • Koudoumas monastery

    Koudoumas monastery is located at the exit of Katarraktis gorge in Asterousia Mountains and is one of the most secluded monasteries of Crete.
  • Sivas

    Sivas a beautiful, small, traditional, Mediterranean village, which has been characterized as preservable by the Ministry of Culture.
  • Kokkinos Pirgos

    The village Kokkinos Pirgos is the perfect place to stay, if you plan to explore the area of the Messara plain, the Asterousia Mountains, the Ida Mountains with the Psiloritis and the Southern part of
  • Komos Beach

    It is the one of the most wonderful beaches of Crete and still a real insider tip for visitors to South Crete. The fine sandy beach offers endless space and a lot of peace and relaxation.
  • Agia Triada

    4 kilometers west from Phaistos are the ruins of the Royal Villa, the Small Minoan Palace at Agia Triada.
  • Rouvas Gorgo

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  • Zaros

    The pretty mountain village Zaros, located the southern flank of Psiloritis (Mt Idi), is famous for its spring water and the gorge of Rouvas.
  • Magarikari

    The village of Magarikari is best known for its nearby Turkish fortress.
  • Wild Herbs of Crete

    Crete's flora is at its best in Spring, after the rain of the early season when all is green and hundreds of flowers, plants and herbs start to blossom.
  • Cretelia

    7 stunning locations on the island are the scene of our program: Red Beach, Hakuna Matala, Komos Beach, Kokkinos Pirgos and Agios Pavlos, Agios Giorgos.
  • Palace of Phaistos

    Phaistos was one of the most important centres of Minoan civilization, and the most wealthy and powerful city in southern Crete.
  • Vrontisi Monastery

    Vrontissi monastery is located between the villages of Zaros and Vorizia, with a panoramic view overlooking the plain of Messara.
  • Monastery Odigitrias

    Odigitria Monastery is a male monastery located in a protected position of Asterousia Mountains, at an altitude of 250m. The monastery can be accessed through the village of Sivas in Messara Plain.
  • Kalamaki

    Kalamaki is a small holiday village with a beautiful beach promenade in the south of Crete. It is located on the seafront and just a stroll away from the famous Kommos beach.
  • Pitsidia

    Pitsidia is the oldest village of the area Phaistos, it is a quiet village, with a long tradition of hospitality.
  • Pombia

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  • Platania Gorge

    The trail “Gorge of Platania” offers a unique experience for the excursionist as it combines the wildness of the Cretan mountains with the rich flora and fauna of the island.
  • Agios Ioannis

    Agios Ioannis, on the sunny south coast of Crete, lends itself for excursions to both the east and the west side of the island.<br /> Buses run between the surrounding towns, villages and touri
  • Kofinas

    It is a short, but very steep ascent, it will take you about 20 minute to the Timios Stavros, the highest point (1231 m). Once you are on the top feelings will overwhelm you - the endless view of the
  • Afrathias natural beach

    The natural beach of Afrathias is perfect for those, who want to relax in a quite area and enjoy the nature. Once you visit the Area of Afrathias and experience the enchanting atmosphere and warm hos
  • Matala

    Famous for it´s Hippie Lifestyle, that is still remaining, the beach and of course the caves
  • Kamilari

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  • Tripiti Gorge

    The Tripiti Gorge on the south coast of Crete can be completely covered with the four-wheel drive vehicle.