Ancient City of Lato

October 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Lato was one of the most important Doric city-states in Crete, although it must have existed before the “Descent of the Dorians”. It is built on a saddle between two hills, at a site protected by possible attacks but also with a... (more)

Archaeological Collection of Neapolis

October 16, 2013 at 2:10 pm

Τhe Archaeological Collection of Neapolis was created before World War II and within two years included around 1000 items, found mostly in the area of Mirambello and in other sites of the Prefecture. During the Italian rule, thanks to the efforts of... (more)

Gorge of Ha

October 15, 2013 at 6:57 pm

The gorge of Ha is a very particular feature of the geomorphology of the area. It is considered as one of the wildest gorges in Greece, a rare geological natural phenomenon, which could be the consequence of only one intrinsic factor, that... (more)

Gorge of Sarakina

October 15, 2013 at 6:52 pm

To the west of Ierapetra at a distance of 20 kilometres, lies the picturesque village Mythi. The gorge of Sarakina begins at a short distance from the village, which is alternatively called Sarantapichos by the locals. According to the myth, Sarantapichos (a... (more)

Archeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos

October 15, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Archeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos The Archeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos was created in order to exhibit finds from eastern Crete, which, until then, used to be carried to the Museum of Heraklion. The exhibition is not in its final form yet,... (more)