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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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Maleme beach

Maleme

Maleme is a small holiday resort on the very popular Chania Coast in Crete. The largest and most popular hotel in Maleme is the 4-star Hotel Louis Creta Princess. A wonderful family hotel with all inclusive and a large pool ...

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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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Plakias

Plakias

Plakias is a small holiday resort on the south coast of Crete, approx. 35 km south of Rethymnon. The town is situated at the end of a valley surrounded by mountains and rich olive groves. The beach in general The ...

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