Crete - Lasithi (Chapter)
This is the Lasithi chapter from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.
Looking for a charming resort town? None better than Lasithi’s Agios Nikolaos. Ancient sites and culture? There are Minoan and Mycenaean sites aplenty. For spectacular landscapes head inland to the Lasithi Plateau or tackle one of the region’s gorge walks.
- wander among the fascinating ruins on Spinalonga Island
- visit the Church of Panagia Kera for the finest wall paintings in Crete
- discover the chequered history of Moni Toplou
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: North Coast, Agios Nikolaos, Kritsa & around, Ancient Lato, Elounda, Kolokytha Peninsula, Plaka, Spinalonga Island, Milatos, Lasithi Plateau, Tzermiado, Agios Georgios, Psyhro, Dikteon Cave, Northeast Coast, Gournia, Mohlos, Sitia, Moni Toplou, East Coast, Vaï, Itanos, Palekastro & around, Zakros & Kato Zakros, Zakros Palace, Xerokambos, South Coast, Ierapetra, Gaïdouronisi (Hrysi Island), East of Ierapetra and Myrtos.
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