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Top things to do in Lassithi Prefecture

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Ranked #1 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Historic Sites; Islands; Cultural

One place to go is Spinalonga Island (re-named Kalidon/Kalydon in 1954). It is an ancient fortress first built to protect ancient Olous, once one of the most important towns on... more »

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Sasteria (Makry-Gialos)
Ranked #2 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Cultural
Owner description: “Sasteria" public observatory in Agios-Stefanos the south east Crete, Greece. 6 Km from Makri-Gialos 425 m up in the... more » Owner description: “Sasteria" public observatory in Agios-Stefanos the south east Crete, Greece. 6 Km from Makri-Gialos 425 m up in the mountains.Lots of accommodation nearby.300 clear-skies a year.Several professional telescopes are at your disposal.Also opportunity to observe the sun by day for sunspots as also the sun-flares.Your host has 30 years experience with astronomy.Also during the day there are art-workshop that are run by a professional artist. From sketching to painting with different mediums is possible.You can easily combine your holiday with something totally different And make your holiday just that little bit special. Both beginners and experts are welcome at sasteria. « less
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Spiaggia Xerokampos (Xerocambos)
Ranked #3 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Lake Voulismeni (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #4 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic Drives; Outdoors
This flat stretch of land high up in the mountains of Crete is rumored to be the birthplace of Zeus.
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Gorge of the Dead (Kato Zakros)
Ranked #6 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Canyons; Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Chrissi Island (Ierapetra)
Ranked #9 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Ranked #11 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Voulisma Beach (Istron)
Ranked #12 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Happy Train (Elounda)
Ranked #13 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Scenic Railroads; Landmarks
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Istro Beach (Istron)
Ranked #14 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
This is a beach in the coast town of Istro, Crete Greece.
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Katharo Plataeu (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #15 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Mirabello Bay (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #16 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Milatos Cave (Milatos)
Ranked #17 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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Gournia (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #18 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: An ancient town dating back over 3,500 years, excavated and restored to show visitors how common people lived in ancient... more » Owner description: An ancient town dating back over 3,500 years, excavated and restored to show visitors how common people lived in ancient Greece. « less
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Amazonas Park (Kourounes)
Ranked #19 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Animal Park specialized in upkeep of endangered parrots.
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Moni Faneromeni (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #20 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Ranked #21 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Vai Beach (Vai)
Ranked #22 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Porto (Agios Nikolaos)
Ranked #23 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Ranked #24 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Ranked #26 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
Owner description: This underground cave was believed to be the birthplace of Zeus, making it an important religious and cultural center to the... more » Owner description: This underground cave was believed to be the birthplace of Zeus, making it an important religious and cultural center to the ancient Greeks. « less
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Mirtos Beach (Mirtos)
Ranked #27 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Ha Gorge (Ierapetra)
Ranked #28 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Ranked #29 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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Elounda Beach (Elounda)
Ranked #30 of 56 attractions in Lassithi Prefecture
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