Agios Nikolaos-Plaka-Route2

Agios Nikolaos-Plaka-Route2

The Monastery of Saint George of Selinari

Friery of Saint George of Selinari is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Crete. It is located in a beautiful area with impressive gray-red rocks where griffon vultures flocks nests, and grow rare species of Cretan flora.

Agios Nikolaos

Amazing Cretan town, situated on the coast of the bottomless lake in which, accordingly to the mythology, the goddesses Athena and Artemis Britomartys refreshed themselves. The history of human presence begins with the Minoan harbor installations just north of the modern harbor. Many stunning medieval attractions where found and kept here

Elounda

The most prestigious world-famous spa resort of Crete. Elouda has a rich history that begins with the ancient city of Olus. Archeological finds have shown that the area has been inhabited since Minoan times, while in Homer`s epics mention that the city state of Olus arose here later, in historical times, and was one of the most important cities of ancient Crete

Plaka

A small hamlet Plaka is located in the stunning setting of the Mirabello bay with a unique view on Spinalonga Island. It used to be a tiny fishing village and only a few years ago was visited by a few individualistic travelers. This has changed as number of hotels and taverns were build in this area Here is situated a favorite by locals and tourists Spinalonga tavern where the host Aris organizes boat to the island and a delicious lunch with a discount.

Vrouhas

The village is located on a hill, overlooking the Firth of Elounda, where you can enjoy fantastic views of Mirabello Bay and Spinalonga island at the height of bird flight

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