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Lasithi has very good tourist facilities and its seaside resorts have gained international fame. It is places such as Elounda, the port of Agios Nikolaos,Ierapetra – the southernmost town in Europe with its particular characteristics.
Sitia with its palm tree forest at Vai, the only one of its kind in the whole Europe. The history of Lasithi is engraved in the archaeological sites and on all the praiseworthy momuments one can come across during a trip around the prefecture.
The ruins of the ancient town of Lato, the Palace of Zakros, the Minoan settlement at Palekastro, the temple of Zeus Thenatas, the Kales Fortress, the island of Spinalonga and the BYzantine monasteries outline a very important journey.
The natural beauty of this place deeply touches all nature lovers. The fertile lands of this prefecture produce the greatest quantities of fruit and vegetables in Crete.
Lasithi is also famous for its exceptional quality olive oil and its raisins. Besides its fertile lands and rich green spots, in Lasithi one can also come across many wild beauties. The Lasithian Mountains with its domineering, breathtaking peaks used to be a secure hideaway for the revolutionaries.
Nowadays, although the Prefecture of Lasithi does not have the same tourism potential as the other prefectures of Crete, it is still one of the most popular destinations in Greece as it offers its visitors plenty of options.
it is great for walking trails by nature lovers, for religious tourism, for those interested in history and archaeology, while its dream like beaches are a real paradise for all those who love swimming and water sports.
Visit Lasithi and let yourself go for the magic of the Cretan countryside!
The prefecture of Lasithi is the easternmost prefecture of Crete. It is a place full of antitheses. It combines the wild beauty of the mountains with the deep green, fertile fields and the picturesque villages with the modern towns.
Plurality is not a figure of speech here. It is a feature of Lasithi, as this prefecture can boast with three big towns: Agios Nikolaos – the capital of Lasithi,which has all the characteristics of a modern town but still keeps its traditional identity.
Ierapetra – the “ bride” of the Libyan Sea, as it is called,and Sitia with its – unaltered by the time and most important, by the action of man-beauty.
Crysi – Gaidouronisi
Pilos & Voulisma
Agios Nikolaos / Elounda
Port Authority (Agios Nikolaos): +30 28410 22312
Health center (Agios Nikolaos): +30 28410 66000
Police (Agios Nikolaos): +30 28410 91422
Minicipality of Agios Nikolaos: +30 28410 22537
Local buses (Agios Nikolaos): +30 28410 22234
Archaeological Museum: +30 28410 24943
Health center of Elounda: +30 28410 41563
Police station of Elounda: +30 28410 41348
Municipality of Sitia: +30 28430 22271
Tourism Information: +30 28430 28300
Police: +30 28430 24200
Port Authority: +30 28430 22310
Health center: +30 28430 22700
TAXI: +30 28430 22270
Olympic Air: +30 28430 22272
Local buses: +30 28430 23917
Archaeological Museum: +30 28430 22861
Municipality of Ierapetra: +30 28420 90000
Police: +30 28420 90160
Tourism Police: 171
Port Authority: +30 28420 22294
Health center: +30 28420 90222
Local buses: +30 28420 28237
TAXI: +30 28420 26600
Archaeological Museum: +30 28420 28721