Crete in winter

psiloritis mountain idi mountain

lassithi crete

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In winter there are no direct (charter) flights to Crete, but you can fly to Athens or Thessaloniki and then take a domestic flight to Chania or Heraklion. Both these cities have ferry connections with Athens. In winter the island lives in its local rythms with no tourists and the small tourist towns such as Hersonissos,Malia or Ag.Nikolaos are not quite busy,rather devastating.But you can visit the inner land with beautiful traditional villages.The island lies in the subtropical part of the Mediterranean and the winters are mild with many sunny days and average temperatures,but sometimes the winter is heavy also in Crete,with a lot of snow in the mountains.The temperatures are slightly higher in the South Crete.


Dikti mountaina

Dikti or Dicte (Greek: Δίκτη) (also Lasithiotika Ori, Greek: Λασιθιώτικα Όρη) is a mountain range on the east of the island of Crete in the regional unit of Lasithi. On the west it extends to the regional unit of Heraklion. According to the Greek Mythology, Zeus was reared on this mountain in a cave called Dictaeon Andron (Psychro Cave). On the north of the main massif, the plateau of Lasithi is located. Read more

Episkopi Ierapetra

dEpiskopi Ierapetras is a village on the Greek island of Crete. Episkopi belongs to the municipality of Ierapetra in the prefecture of Lasithi. It lies north of Ierapetra in the middle of the narrowest part of the island. The village has approximately one thousand inhabitants.
The village was established during the Minoan period, probably between 2500 and 2000 BCE. Is located..Read more

Potamos Malias

Right next to the archaeological site of Malia, a beautiful sandy beach makes the difference. The scenery includes tamarisk trees, crystal clear waters, a small river that spills into the sea (and makes the water a bit chiller!) and many sea urchins on the rocks – in case you are a fan of this mezze! It may be organized but still differs from the rest of the beaches in the area, as it is more peaceful, there is plenty Read more

Church Saint Virgins

Single room church of 12th century with unique frescoes from 14th century.Lies in Agios Nikolaos - Crete Read more