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1 day trip to elafonissi beach

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1 day trip to elafonissi beach


I would be grateful if somenone, who knows crete well, could tell me how long is a trip from Anissaras to Elafonissi beach (km and time) as we are willing to sacrifice 1 day only for going to this beautiful paradise. Which way is the most interesting and worth taking??

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11. Re: 1 day trip to elafonissi beach

Hi GB, no problem, I never meant you spoke bad about Elafonissi, I just happen to love beautiful natural landscapes, especially by the sea, and I think that Elafonissi is one of a kind in this matter. Nature at its best!

It is a very long way indeed, but if they can take turns driving and start around 8 in the morning, even if they arrive there at 12, they can stay a minimum of 6-7 hours on the beach before starting the way back, making a stop at Rethymno for example for dinner to break the distance, it can actually make a long but rewarding daily excursion.

Still I also recommended an overnight in Chania, it would be the ideal way to make such a trip.

It all depends on ones mood, desire, energy and stamina of course!

Impossible is nothing;-)

ps: By the way, another beautiful beach with wonderful landscape is Itanos, north east coast of Crete, next to Vai, around 2 hours drive from Sissi. Was there a couple of weeks ago, it was the best beach we saw on the east side of Crete. Not Elafonissi level, but still wonderful.

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12. Re: 1 day trip to elafonissi beach

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