Agios Georgios

A sud di Creta, a poca distanza da Agia Galini, si trova la spiaggia di Agios Georgios. È luogo lontano dalla frenesia della vita cittadina, con acque cristalline e una spiaggia incontaminata. Il posto giusto per una vacanza all’insegna del relax.

Sulla strada per Agios Georgios, troverete molti sentieri che vi condurranno a piccole cappelle o a minuscole e tranquille spiagge di ciottoli.

Un posto ideale
per vacanze rilassanti!

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Sacred Monastery of Odigitria

Considered one of the oldest monasteries in Crete, this humble monastery still stands as a guard for Orthodoxy.

Apart from Agios Antonios, Agiofarango and Panagia in Martsalo, in the area of the monastery there are a series of chapels and hermitages.

The mill and the bakery at the monastery are operated as a museum.

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Kalamaki beach

A sandy beach in front of the little village of Kalamaki. Along the beach you will find restaurants and cafes.

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Kommos

This Minoan city was one of the two ports of Phaistos. This small in size but also important archaeological site is located next to the beautiful beach of Kommos.

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Gortyna - Archaeological site

Gortyna or Gortys was an ancient city of Crete and was the capital during the Roman era. Nowadays is a beautiful archaeological site.
According to the myth, Zeus took refuge there after he transformed into a bull and abducted Europe. Their three children were born in Gortyna and later became kings of the three Minoan palaces of Crete.

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Daedalus and Icarus

In Agia Galini is also the cave of Daedalus, where according to myth, Daedalus hid himself whilst being pursued by king Minos and together with his son Icarus, managed to fly to freedom using his self-built wings glued with wax

The rock that Daedalus and Icarus used as a base for their flight is located on the right side of the port facing the sea, still seeing them off on their doomed journey.

At this spot there are two statues, these of Daedalus and Icarus as they get prepared for their journey, which are easily accessible to the visitor.

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Kommos beach

The ancient port of Phaistos has one of the longest beaches in Crete. In front of the antiquities there is a part of the beach with sunbeds and umbrellas. There is a tavern a little further.

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