Explore
Navigate
Home
Kiknos Studios , Kalamaki, Timbaki
Crete Listing
24 results found 30kms around El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) matching: Towns & Villages -
Showing 1 - 10
 
List (24)
Map (24)
Page : 1 / 3
Area of search
<---------/60 kms/--------->
Change Area?
Apartment by the sea

A Unique place for unforgettable vacations.

Default Sorting
Sorting By proximity to El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Fodele village
Fodele%20village
Malevizi, North - West Iraklion

at 0.6km (SE) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
A traditional village - birth place of Domenikos Theotokopoulos (EL GRECO) - with many pottery and weaving workshops. Close to the village is a small beach with taverns and a large hotel resort. Fodele is known also for its quality orange production.

Marathos village
Marathos%20village
Malevizi, Iraklion

at 4.7km (SE) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Dóxa (GR: Δόξα) is a pretty village built on a height of 400 metres above sea-level and 20 kilometres to the west of Heraklion on the road to the mountainous Milopotamos.
The historical cave of Dóxa (GR: Δόξα) is located in a short distance from the village of Marathos on the road to Heraklion. It is at a height of 490 metres above sea-level, near a well-known taverna also called DOXA.
The cave has a total length of 50 metres and impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

Agia Pelagia Village
Agia%20Pelagia%20Village
Malevizi, North - West Iraklion

at 6.5km (E) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Agia Pelagia lies 20km west of Iraklion. The bay of Agia Pelagia is ideal for combining sea sports with relaxation. The visitor will find well trained instructors that offer lessons for sea sports such as water-ski, wind surf, canoe. Agia Pelagia offers unique high standard hotel facilities as well as many small hotels and pensions.

Lygaria Beach
Lygaria%20%20Beach
Agia Pelagia, Maleviziou, Iraklion N-W

at 7.1km (E) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Lygaria (also Ligaria GR: Λυγαριά) is a small seaside resort 2 kms to the east of Agia Pelagia. It is built in a small cove with a lovely sandy beach protected from the summer winds (Meltemi). Lygaria started as a residential area comprising of summer houses built mainly by residents of Heraklion but soon it has developed to a tourist resort. It has a couple of small taverns, hotels and cafes by the beach and it is very popular with tourists and locals alike. There is regular public bus transport from Heraklion. The distance from Heraklion is 19 kilometers via the national road.
Image Library

Anogeia
Anogeia
Milopotamos, Rethymno

at 12.2km (SW) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Anogia is a mountain town with 2500 permanent residents and is 55 km away from Rethymnon and 36 km from Iraklion. The name Anogia, means "high place - Ano Gi", is connected with the location that is built, in altitude of 700 m. Hospitable and pleasant residents have to tell a lot of old stories that have marked the tradition and the culture of the village. Anogia is a well-known village historically for its resident's resistance to the conquerors, Turkish and Germans.

Apladiana village
Apladiana%20village
Mylopotamos, Rethymno

at 12.4km (W) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Apladianá (GR: Απλαδιανά) is a small village built at the foot of the two Kouloukona heights. The settlement stretches out along the old national road, where it developed after the opening of the new national road. It comprises cafes, tavernas, and accommodation facilities included in the Countryside Tourism programs.
It is worth your while, however, to visit the old village, climbing there on foot or by car. Picturesque, narrow streets, wonderful old houses with interesting architectural elements, old cisterns and churches will reward your efforts.
The old village built on a height of 260 m above sea-level has 175 inhabitants and the settlement along the old national road, known as "Kampos ton Apladianon", has 78 inhabitants. It is 40 kilometres away from Rethymnon and is located at the foot of the highest peak of the Kouloukona mountain in the Tallaios range.
Historical background
Already as far back as 1368 we find a mention of the Aplada family, the founders of the present village and in the topographical maps of the Civil Engineering Services of Rethymnon it figures as Pladiana. The settlement is not mentioned in the 16th and 17th cent. documents. In the 1881 census, Apladiana is attributed to the commune of Garazo, with 57 inhabitants and in 1900 it is referred to as the Apladiana Commune which, together with the Cheliana settlement, had 153 inhabitants.

Bali village
Bali%20village
Rethymnon North coast

at 15.5km (W) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Bali is a small fishing village, about 40 km west of Iraklion and 37km east of Rethymno easily accessed from the international road.
It has a small picturesque harbour and lots of small coves with wonderful clear beaches.
Recent years Bali has been developed to a popular tourist resort but it is still preserves its traditional character.
Ideal place for family holidays, with small hotels and lovely taverns serving fresh fish and local specialties.
Not far from Bali is the Monastery of Saint John a place worth to visit.
Image Library

Pentamodi village
Pentamodi%20village
Malevizi, Iraklion

at 16.6km (SE) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Pentamódi (GR: Πενταμόδι)one of the oldest villages in Crete, is located in the valley of Gazanos river, 17km from Iraklion and 4km from Agios Myron at 350m a.s.l with 278 inhabitants.
At "Agia Paraskevi" a place with rich vegetation are organized every summer a series of cultural festivals.
A fountain of the 15th century with the blazon of the house of "Quirini" is one of the significant monuments of the area.
The patron Saint is "Agios Nikolaos" and there is a village feast on the 26th July in his honour.



Petrokefalo village
Petrokefalo%20village
Malevizi, Iraklion

at 17km (SE) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Petrokéfalo (GR: Πετροκέφαλο) lies 16km from Iraklion and 3km from Agios Myron at 340m a.s.l with 248 inhabitants.
It is built on a rocky hillside. The hill' shape resembles to a human head and it is supposed that the village owes its name to this (petrokefali = stone head) .
The settlement was fortified and lately were discovered significant ancient findings.
The patron Saint is "Agia Paraskevi" and there is a village feast on the 8th September in her honour.



Kroussonas town
Kroussonas%20town
Malevizi, North - West Iraklion

at 17.4km (S) from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Kroussónas (GR: Κρουσώνας) is an historical town built in a semi-circle on the eastern slopes of the Psilortis (the highest mountain in Crete), between the hills of Koupos and Livadiotis, at 460 meters above sea-level. It is at a distance of 21 kilometres from Heraklion. A magnificent 10kms route, ideal for nature-lovers is that from Kroussonas to the wood of Vromonero at 1300m a.s.l.

Hotels... (21 ) Rent a Car... (3)


Pages:
123>
Sponsored Links:
In this page:
1. Fodele village
2. Marathos village
3. Agia Pelagia Village
4. Lygaria Beach
5. Anogeia
6. Apladiana village
7. Bali village
8. Pentamodi village
9. Petrokefalo village
10. Kroussonas town
New Search
within kms from El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos)
Towns & Villages
View 24 results on map New Search


Kiknos Studios , Kalamaki, Timbaki

Navigate | Explore
Contact Us
Your gateway to Crete
©interkriti.org 1996-2017
Top