Crete - Lasithi (PDF Chapter)
This is the Lasithi Province chapter from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.
Crete’s easternmost region is home to the island’s top resorts: Agios Nikolaos smoulders with cosmopolitan cool, while just around the bay, Elounda tiptoes between luxe and relaxed. This is also the wildest region, with the richest biodiversity and the least trampled ranges.
- explore Byzantine frescoes, a rugged canyon and an ancient city-state in the charming vil-lage of Kritsa
- trek through Kato Zakros, a dry riverbed flanked by cliffs where the Minoans buried their dead
- settle in for a chill session among the palms on one of Crete’s most famous beaches, Vaï
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Northern Coast, Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Spinalonga Peninsula, Plaka, Kritsa & Around, Lasithi Plateau, Tzermiado, Agios Georgios, Psyhro, North-eastern Coast, Istro & Around, Gournia, Mohlos, Sitia, Moni Toplou, Eastern Coast, Vaï, Itanos, Palekastro, Zakros & Kato Zakros, Southern Coast, Ierapetra & Around, Myrtos.
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