The prefecture of Lassithi

Greece

Lassithi is a part of Crete where you have the chance to meet the long history of the island from all time periods and at the same time to enjoy the incredible changes of the natural environment.

The prefecture of Lassithi is famous for its sophisticated tourism infrastructure available, as they have gained worldwide fame the beaches and the various sightseeing. Especially the beaches are incomparable beauty: you will find the most famous beaches in Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Vai, Makrigialos and Ierapetra. Most of them have sandy beaches, making them more affordable.

Also, around Lasithi there are many islands, of which the most famous is Spinalonga, with its imposing Venetian fortress and the tragic story of a leper hospital in the early 20th century, and the Golden One or Gaidouronisi, which is a natural paradise. Finally, it is worth to go and Vai, where there is the only palm across Europe and will feel that you are in some exotic island!

Lasithi has a varied history, starting from the Minoan times. You can visit the ruins of the ancient city of Lato, the beautiful palace of Zakros, the Minoan settlement at Palaíkastron, the sanctuary of Zeus at Dictean Cave, Spinalonga and Byzantine monasteries, live cradles of history and culture. Still, we can not mention the natural beauty of the Lassithi Plateau with thousands of windmills and vast croplands (just get there and you will be rewarded by the unsurpassed beauty of the landscape).

Lassithi is a part of Crete where you have the chance to meet the long history of the island from all time periods and at the same time to enjoy the incredible changes of the natural environment. It is certainly a tour of the beauties and secrets that will make you love it and become stationary for you your destination whenever you struggle with the question, "But where to go on vacation this year?"

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