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Crete-Today.com is the main tourism web site for East Crete, run by the Crete Today Development team, where you'll find information on the main tourist destinations, such as cities, beaches, as well as activities, hiking, natural sights, traditional villages, archaeological and historical sites and much more!

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Address: Sitia City, East Crete

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Palekastro Archaeological Site

Palekastro Archaeological Site

At the northernmost edge of the eastern coast of Crete lie the ruins of a settlement which flourished during the Late Minoan period (1550-1220 B.C.). At the same site, however, are preserved remains of the Early and Middle Minoan periods…

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Toplou Gorge

Toplou Gorge

Its entrance is about 200m in the west of the Monastery of Toplou. The landscape is astonishing not only because of its flora and the existence of a cluster of the palm tree Theophrastos Phoenix theophrasti, clusters of locust Ceratonia siliqua, oleander…

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Toplou Monastery, Sitia

Toplou Monastery, Sitia

Toplou Monastery (Greek: Μονή Τοπλού) is a 15th-century monastery located in a dry and barren area in the Lasithi regional unit, on the eastern part of the island of Crete in Greece. It is about 6 km (3.7 mi) north…

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Palekastro – Petsofas – Skinias

Palekastro – Petsofas – Skinias

Taking as a starting point Palekastro square, you walk east, through Agathias settlement and going further in a dust road among the olive trees. Avoiding to get lost on your way, it's better to pay great attention on the map…

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Palekastro-Hiona-Plakos

Palekastro-Hiona-Plakos

4 kms far from Palekastro and just 2 kms far from the famous beach of Hiona the deserted place Plakos lies. There is a dirt road which reaches the last small beach of the area. You need to open the door…

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Cycling In East Crete

Cycling in East Crete

If you are a mountain bike lover or healthy living is part of your life, then here’s your place to be. Explore the beautiful prefecture of Lasithi, Crete on our fascinating mountain bike tours in order to learn more about…

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Azokeramos – Traostalos

Azokeramos – Traostalos

Traostalos is one of the highest mountains near the coast of east Crete and is 14km far from Palekastro Village. Despite its only moderate height (515.4 m), however, the solid, isolated massif of Traostalos dominates the surrounding area, and its…

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Palekastro – Karoumes

Palekastro – Karoumes

Starting from Palekastro on foot, you will arrive at the small settlement of Agathias in 15 minutes. You walk through the village and in the end you walk on a dust road among olive trees, coming close to the hills,…

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Meltemi Restaurant, Agathias

Meltemi Restaurant, Agathias

The Meltemi taverna-Restaurant is situated in a lush green garden area in Agathias Village, providing cooling shade and a relaxing atmosphere. The distance to Palekastro is 1km and to the famous beaches of Kouremenos and Hiona is also 1km. Taverna…

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Folklore Museum Of Palekastro

Folklore Museum of Palekastro

The first attempt of the establishment of a folklore museum in Palekastro has been started in 1987 by the two cultural unions of Palekastro "Eleia" and "Itanos" with the support of Toplou Monastery and the village Council. In 1989 an…

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