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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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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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Pano Peristeras Cave

Pano Peristeras Cave

It is one of the biggest caves in Crete. There is an underground river with a mapped length of routes reaching the 2,000 metres. The cave has many wells with water and its exploration requires using cavediving equipment. The cave is…

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Peristeras Cave

Peristeras Cave

The elevation at the entrance is 540 metres, whereas the elevation at the rim of the doline attains 564 metres. The village Karydi is built on a permo-triassic phyllites system, which penetrates in Jurassic limestone from the West to the…

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Oxo Latsidi Cave

Oxo Latsidi Cave

The elevation is about 610 metres. The cave is formed in Jurassic limestone. A little more northern, there are Permo-Triassic phyllites, which also feature to the southwest of the cave to some extent, while small bulks of Triassic dolomites lie…

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Xerokambos-Agia Irini

Xerokambos-Agia Irini

If you desire to be acquainted of eastern Crete, don’t forget to visit Xerokambos, a seaside resort known as a summer holidays’ destination and known because of the lilies grown on the sand. The inhabitants of the small village of Xerokambos…

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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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Kavousi-Mesonas Gorge-Thripti

Kavousi-Mesonas Gorge-Thripti

This route which we recommend is one of the most exciting hikes in eastern Crete . A good physical condition is required, but the way is fantastic and our point of view is that you will access the most impressive…

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Kato Zakros – Xerokambos

Kato Zakros – Xerokambos

Kato Zakros - Xerokampos The route starts from the southern point of the beach of Kato Zakros. For information please contact the local tavernas, to provide orientation to the starting point. Initially we walk for about 50 meters by the…

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Zakros Gorge

Zakros Gorge

About 1,5 km to east of the village of Zakros, starts the Gorge, which ends at the bay of Kato Zakros, almost near the Minoan Palace area. This gorge is of outstanding beauty, with large caves in its walls. In those…

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