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If in Ierepetra it is worth going to visit as its free to go in.At the upper level you have good views over the town and out to sea.Through the openings good photo opportunities.It is situated at the mouth of the harbour.Inside there is no...More
We stubbled upon this place when we were exploring Greece away from where we were staying in Elounda. It was nice to walk around and see but we only spent at the most 30 minutes here. I wouldn't say it is worth a special visit...More
Lerapetra is an interesting place, not a resort town just somewhere where boat trip take place to the islands, plenty of shops and a promenade which is marred with graffiti but the fortress is free and interesting to have a look around, it'll take you...More
Enjoy a visit to the fort and harbour, shoreline market stalls and excellent shopping. We bought watches, perfume and clothes very good prices and quality. Great coffee shops with ocean views. Easy to find a park for our hired mini clubman sports.
Wandering along the harbour and come across this little gem of a place. Free entry to this sympathetically and modestly restored fort which provides great 360 degree views.
Could do with a few info boards knocking up as very little knowledge gained from this historic...More
Whilst off exploring in the hire car we parked up in Lerapetra and had a very pleasant stroll along the sea front promenade and came across the Venetian fortress at the entrance to the harbour. Wandered in and up for some nice views and admired...More
This is a relatively small fortress, nothing like the one at Rythmion, but makes for an interesting place to roam in for a half hour or so. It's located at the mouth of the old harbor and is in good condition. US standards would have...More
On our visit to Ierapetra this time we could not gain access to the Fortress, however we have been inside in the past, and unless anything has changed, there is not an awful lot to see, so we just walked around and had yet another...More
Nothing much to see, really, like it was said, empty shell, full of history, but nothing to explore really. Nice place to go to when walking around empty and desolated Ierapetra (especially on a hot day). Would say that the place lacks information, but it...More