Places to visit

For those interested in historical sites there are many archeological places to visit:

  • the Byzantine church of Panagia Kyra in Kritsa,
  • the Ancient Doric city of Lato,
  • the Minoan town of Gournia,
  • the Faneromeny Monastery,
  • the Spinalonga peninsula,
  • the Toplou Monastery,
  • the Minoan Palace of Kato Zakros,
  • the Minoan Palace of Knossos,
  • the Palm forest of Vai,
  • the Lake Voulismeni
  • the Lasithi Plateau
  • the Katharo Plateau
  • the traditional village of Kritsa


all are easily accessible within an hour or less