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Georgioupolis, one of the most tourist destinations in Crete, Is situated on the northwest coast of the island, in the Almyros bay, between the cities of Chania and Rethymno. A group of villages built on the slopes of the White Mountains, on the Almyros river estuary and the shore that ...
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runs along the bay, amongst vineyards, olive groves and forests. The visitor here finds concentrated all the landscape features that give character to the island: the mountain and the plain, the river, the lake and the sea, wild nature and cultivated land. Landscapes of incomparable beauty, villages conserving the traditional Cretan element, but also residential zones of cosmopolitan atmosphere, nightlife, luxurious hotels with high-class services, and the ability of easy access to every place to the west of the island through the highway that links its major cities. Every summer, in Georgioupolis all the locals are devoted to provide services to the visitors: the famous Cretan hospitality finds here its true meaning. This is only one of the many reasons where thousands of visitors worldwide, return here full of nostalgia. Because the first word hospitality means to us, is the word Friendship.

Favoured by Nature, blessed by God, are some of the usual comments when we refer to Apokoronas County, part of which is Georgioupolis. From the imposing tops of the White Mountains, which we gaze from our balconies, spring the rivers that provide water to Western Crete. Georgioupolis stands on the way of one of the richest water tables of the isle of Crete. Due to this fact the area owes the explicit natural environment, the wide diversity and rareness of flora and fauna. Georgioupolis is run through by rivers, these rivers create wetlands amongst its hilltops the only natural lake of Crete is formed, the most southern lake of Europe, Koruna’s lake and along the bay, stretches one of the longest beaches on the island, 6 km long. A great variety of landscapes, suitable for daily walks and tours. Many of these landscapes are protected ecotypes proposed for the European Environmental Network "NATURA 2000".

The 6 km long Georgioupolis beach, which extends to the neighbouring Prefecture of Rethymno, attracts thousands of visitors, both Creek people and foreigners, who enjoy its golden sand. An organized beach with lifeguards, toilets, cleaning services as well as water sport facilities. A beach full of colours and pleasant challenges: in the morning people enjoy the warm Mediterranean sun, in the afternoon lonely couples or companies gaze the colours of the calm sea melting into the horizon. At night youngsters dance in the numerous beach bars while elder people relax in the verandas of the shore's hotels
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Where Zeus used to bathe

Crete | Crete is the most popular holiday destination for those people who want to spend their holiday in Greece. Due to the diverse countryside the biggest island in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea provides the holiday maker with many alternatives and options. Regardless whether you are seeking a holiday on the beach (more than 1000 kilometers of coastline), want to undertake a hiking tour to the mystic places related to the Greek Gods or just would like to take a stroll through one of the many attractive towns every holidaymaker will find this island an absolute paradise. Crete also welcomes families with children with open arms. The beaches offer the smallest family members a lot of space to play and explore. Those interested in exploring the sea world further down will find a selection of scuba diving schools where you can make your diving license. A popular daytrip is the under nature conservation protected Palm Beach of Vai which can be found on the east side of the island. It is referred to as the Caribbean beach of Europe as its characteristics are a fine white sandy beach surrounded by old palm trees. One of the most beautiful and longest beaches Crete offers can be found in Rethymnon. This is a tourist town with many fish taverns in a Venetian port and numerous small souvenir shops.
One of the main attractions of Crete is the Samaria Gorge on the south side of the island which is the longest in Europe. Those who dare may take a hike along the cliffs. In the Diktaean Cave, that is one of 3000 mountain caves to be found on Crete, you can experience the starting point of Greek Mythology. A legend has it that Zeus was born and raised in the cave of Psycho which is located in Lasithi in Eastern Greece not far away from Heraklion. Another popular tourist attraction is the palace of Knosso which is one of the most well known archeological excavation sites in the world.
When paying a visit to the town of Heraklion you must plan to visit the archaeological museum as it is regarded as one of the most spectacular of its kind with unique artifacts. To round off a lovely day you should also plan to look up one of the many taverns. Here you can take in and be enchanted by the Greek folklore with Mediterranean flair until late into the night.


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