at 18km (S) from Skotino Village
A modern exhibition and congressional centre offering 8000 square meters of total space, 1500 of them being indoors. Among many events that take place in this centre is the Pancretan Agricultural and Commercial Exhibition of Arkalochori held every two years at the end of August. The exhibition attracts a large number of enterprises, manufacturers and services participating and is being visited by over 30,000 visitors from all over Crete. It is considered to contribute essentially in the rapid commercial and cultural development of the wider area. Photo
The Municipal Open Theatre Located in the area of the exhibition centre the theatre is of semicircular shape with a capacity of approximately 1000 seats. The facility offers also a canteen, toilets, dressing-rooms for the actors, store room of scene and backstage.The cultural events that the Municipality organises every summer, attract visitors not only from the wider area but also from Iraklion city. PhotoPhoto
at 18.4km (NW) from Skotino Village
Dia (GR: Δία & Ντία) is an uninhabited island approximately 7 nautical miles north of Heraklion. It is surrounded by small rocky inlets and its maximum length is 5kms while its maximum width 3kms. Dia is one of NATURA's protected areas due to its status as a biotope for endemic plants and for plants with low dispersal within the Southern Aegean.
at 18.6km (E) from Skotino Village
300 m far from the beach and 700 m far from the village center. 38 apartments with view to the sea, mountain or to the swimming pool fully equipped with kitchenettes, fridge, air condition, hairdryer, telephone and furniture for the balcony. Room service, bar, restaurant, games, internet, sauna....
at 18.7km (W) from Skotino Village
The TEI, located on the beautiful island of Crete, was founded in 1983 in order to provide Higher Technical Education to the students of Greece. Since then it has expanded and developed considerably, and now comprises the Schools of Applied Technology (also in Chania and Rethimno) Health & Welfare Services Management & Economics (also in Agio Nikolao and Ierapetra) and Agricultural Technology assisted by he Departments of General Sciences, Foreign Languages and Physical Education. Students at the TEI follow courses for 4 years including lectures and practical work in laboratories. In addition, they complete a work placement and dissertation before graduating. Education at the TEI offers up to date training in technological subjects and prepares students to develop into skilled, responsible and qualified members of society. With a permanent teaching staff of 200 and approximately 10.000 students the TEI of Heraklion is a thriving academic community with an extensive library, student halls of residence, sport facilities and a health center. P.O. Box 1939 IRAKLIO, Crete, Greece, GR 710 04 Tel: Fax: +30 281 0379328 http://www.teicrete.gr
at 18.7km (W) from Skotino Village
Capacity: 26,240 (seated)- Location: The stadium is located in Heraklion (also: Iraklio) 3 km west of the city centre (at Lido beach)... The building began 15 years ago and the 2004 Olympic Games proved to be the golden opportunity for the Pancretan, as the Athens Organising Committee named it as one of the venues of the football tournament. It was inaugurated on 31 March 2004, when it hosted an international friendly match between the National teams of Greece and Switzerland. The stadium is currently the second largest stadium of the country. The stadium is actually part of a sports complex. A training ground with an 8-lane athletics track, Lido Indoor Hall, and a swimming pool are located right next to the Pancretan Stadium.
at 18.9km (E) from Skotino Village
Small A' Class hotel by the sea near the village of Sissi. The hotel consists of 5 individual complexes. All rooms are equipped with individual bathroom, two telephones (room, bath- room), music, refrigerator, mahogany furniture, spacious balconies - most of them with a view to the sea. Very quiet, features swimming pool, restaurant - bar, reception, lovely gardens. H/B & B/B basis.
at 19.1km (E) from Skotino Village
The village of Sissi, a picturesque village 40 km east of Heraklion and 25 km west of Ag. Nikolaos. Sissi is a beautiful fishing village with strange nature. On one side of the village the nature is wild, with a small river flowing into the sea, a number of palm trees on its banks, ducks and geese swimming peacefully. On the other side there are sandy and gravel beaches, caverns in the rocks and deep clear water, full of many kinds of fish. A place that gathers the nature of different places of Crete.
at 19.3km (E) from Skotino Village
Situated in the fishing village of Sissi, Porto Sissi Hotel offers self-catering accommodation next to the sea. It has a swimming pool and offers free Wi-Fi access. Porto Sissi Hotel Apartments are tastefully decorated. They are equipped with satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer and iron. In the kitchenette, guests can prepare their meal and enjoy it in the privacy of their balcony. All units feature garden or sea views.
at 19.5km (SE) from Skotino Village
The cave of Psychro is one of the most important cult places of Minoan Crete. The excavators and several scholars identify the cave as the famous "Diktaian Cave", where Zeus was born and brought up with the aid of Amaltheia and the Kouretes, and which is connected with myths as this of the seer Epimenides who "slept" here, or the coupling of Zeus with Europa.
at 19.6km (E) from Skotino Village
A new boutique hotel, on the north cost of the island of Crete that combines an elegant contemporary architectural style with the blue colors of the Mediterranean sea. Interior design based on natural colors and classic materials create a relaxing atmosphere while distinctive luxury and personalized service provide an absolute lodging experience.