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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sivas

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

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

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

    At the exit of the Agiofarago gorge opens the natural beach with fine pebbles and clear waters, which are usually very calm, even on windy days.
  • Preveli Palm Beach

    Preveli beach and lagoon (Greek Λίμνη του Πρέβελη), sometimes known locally as "Palm Beach", is located below the monastery Preveli, at the opening of the Kourtaliótiko gorge.
  • Agia Triada

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

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

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

    The village of Voriza lies below the wooded slopes of Psiloritis, close to the more known village Zaros, in the middle of the wonderful landscape of Ida Mountains.
  • Red Beach

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

    The pebble beach has crystal clear water and offers a refreshing bath with a stunning view up to the monastery.
  • Tholos tomb of Kamilari

    The Kamilari tomb was the largest and best preserved of three tholos tombs found in the area when the Italian School carried out excavations in the area at the end of the 1950s.
  • Pombia

    Pombia, a small unspoilt village at the foot of the Asterousia mountains. Birthplace of the famous freedom fighter Michalis Korakas and starting point for great trips to Tripiti Gorge or Mount Kofina.
  • 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
  • Kommos

    The Minoan settlement of Kommos is situated on a small hill next to the beach at the end of the Messara plain near the village of Pitsidia.
  • 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
  • Kamilari

    Kamilari – Greek hospitality, traditional stone houses and colorful flowers paired with art, culture and culinary highlights.
  • Magarikari

    The village of Magarikari is best known for its nearby Turkish fortress.
  • Vrontisi Monastery

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

    The cave church of Panagiá is located at the entrance of the 2km long canyon Martsalos and can only be reached on foot. The gorge ends at a picturesque palm beach on the Libyan Sea.
  • 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
  • Vori

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