Beaches

Depending on you, the time of the year and according to what you would enjoy at best, there are many things to do. For example: Do you like swimming in crystal-blue water? Have a look at some of the countless beaches you can reach! Your choice is almost endless, between beaches either with amenities, or isolated and far from the madding crowd!

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Towns

Chania

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Herakleion

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Events

According to the time of the year, there are a lot of happenings around. Since Gonia is such a centrally located village, you have access to music concerts, theater performances and many traditional festivals and events, like...

Mass at the summit of Psiloritis

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Cheesemaker's festival

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Celebrating shepherds

The shepards of the neighboring Amari valley are inviting everybody to their annual fest on the west slope of Psiloritis, always at a beautiful spot on a high altitude.

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St Yacinth

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Gorges

Samaria

The longest and most beautiful gorge of Crete

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Aradaina

Do you propably enjoy hiking through gorges, but you find Samaria too long?

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A couple of day-excursions

Byzantine churches in the Amari valley

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A day-excursion to ancient Aptera

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One day on the peninsula Akrotiri

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Margarites, The potter's village

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The monasteries of the Mylopotamos region

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Armenoi, a cemetery of the 2nd millennium B.C.

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Festos, the minoan Palace • Gortys, the ancient capital • Matala, the famous beach

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The Imbros gorge and the beach at Fragokastelo

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