Excursions

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Agios Nikolaos – Heraklion – Gortis – Matala – Festos – Agios Nikolaos (6-8 hours)

Gortis, a powerful ancient city in the plain of Messara, is worth a visit, as Plato himself praised it for its administrative system and regislation.The late ancient Christian basilikas built on the runis of ancient temples are also of significant historical interest. The basilica of St Titus is the most impressive among them.  In Festos,visitors […]

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Agios Nikolaos – Sitia – Vai – Moni Toplou – Agios Nikolaos (4-6 hours)

The area of Sitia is marked by the active port to the northeast of the island which connects Crete with the Dodekanese islands. Sitia is the birthplace of poet Vintsentzos Kornaros. Visitors can also enjoy a wide choice of important monasteries (Toplou,Kapsa, Faneromeni) and archaelogical sites, beaches lined with palm trees,coves with shimmering water, and […]

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