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Stavros beach

Stavros

Stavros is located in the north-western part of Crete on the peninsula of Akrotiri. The distance to Chania is 15 km by car, whereas it is even shorter to the international airport. The beaches in Stavros Stavros has three beaches, ...

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Knossos

Knossos

The Minoan palace in Knossos is the biggest attraction in Crete. It is located on the Kephala Hill approx. 5-6 km south of Heraklion. The surrounding landscape is filled with olive groves and vineyards. During the Bronze Age, Knossos was ...

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Spinalonga

Spinalonga

Spinalonga is a small island north-east of Agios Nikolaos in the north-eastern part of Crete. The official name of the island is Kalydon, but it mostly goes under the name of Spinalonga. The island has an exciting history; first as ...

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Samaria gorge

Samaria gorge

One of the greatest natural monuments is the Samaria Gorge, which is located among the White Mountains in the western part of Crete. The Samaria Gorge is 16 km long and starts by the Omalos Plateau at a height of ...

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Gerani beach

Gerani beach

Gerani is a small holiday resort on the Chania Coast. It is located only a few kilometres west of the large holiday resort Platanias, and there are 30 kilometres by car from the international airport in Chania. The Beach in general ...

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Chania beach

Chania beach

Chania is located in the north-western part of Crete and the entire area is often called the Chania Coast. It is the second largest town in Crete and one of Crete’s two international airports is located to the northeast of ...

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Bali beach

Bali beach

Bali is a charming and relaxed holiday resort on the north coast of Crete and should not be mistaken for the Indonesian island with the same name. Bali is located between Heraklion and Rethymnon. The nearest airport is the international ...

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Hersonissos beach

Hersonissos Crete

The holiday resort Hersonissos is located in the north-western part of Crete, approx. 20 km east of the capital, Heraklion, and the international airport. The beaches in general Hersonissos has many beaches and most of them are small and very ...

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Damnoni beach

Damnoni

Damnoni beach is located a few kilometres south-east of the holiday resort Mirthianos Plakias in the southern part of Crete. The large holiday resort Rethymnon on the north side is approx. 35 km away. Damnoni beach The beach in Damnoni ...

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Livadi beach

Livadi beach

Livadi is a small village located on the peninsula of Akrotiri in the north-western part of Crete. The much larger town of Chania is located approx. 15 km to the south, whereas the distance to the airport is shorter. The ...

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