A superb evening for all the family! While you are entertained with the sounds of the bouzouki and lyra, you will be served with an original Cretan dinner with unlimited house wine.
The venue is in a beautiful village nestled in the mountains high above Hersonissos. Guests will be treated to a performance of traditional Greek dances accompanied by live music.
Lassithi Plateau and cave of Zeus
The wonderful Lassithi Plateau is located about 25km south of Malia and 70km west of Heraklion city. Located in a peaceful and fertile region, it is surrounded by the wild mountains of Dikti and several smaller plateaus. The views of the surrounding mountains of Selena and Afendis Hristos are majestic. The altitude ranges from 800 to 850m, making Lassithi one of the few residential areas in the Mediterranean at such high altitude. The 18 villages of the plateau are built at the foot of the surrounding mountains, leaving the plains free to cultivate, and they are connected by a 23km long circular road.
One of the most beautiful cities of the island. Explore one of the best preserved medieval cities in Greece, and search for your fairy-tale romance in Rethymno. Venetian fortification works mingle harmonically with orthodox and catholic churches, mosques, majestic mansions of Venetian architecture. Arches and cobbled paths which create a magical atmosphere, reminiscence of the city’s turbulent –yet glorious– past. The Fortress dominates the city and makes Rethymno very photogenic, its pedestrian streets below, strewn with charming old buildings.
The famous lagoon of Balos is located approximately 56km northwest of Chania and 17km northwest of Kissamos, formed between the Cape Gramvousa and the small Cape Tigani and below the range of Platiskinos. Balos is surely the mostly photographed beach in Crete, a very favorite subject of all tourist guides for Greece. It is no coincidence that Prince Charles and Princess Diana visited Balos with their private yacht many years ago. The lagoon of Balos has white sand and exotic white. The sea is very shallow and warm, ideal for young children. In many places the sand has a lovely pinkish color, because of millions of crushed shells.
The Roman Capital of Crete: Town of Gortys and the oldest European codified Law System. Gortyn was the most powerful and prosperous city of Crete during the Hellenistic era, when it took hegemony of the island, dominating the entire valley of Messara while under Roman Rule it became the capital of the joint Province of Creta et Cyrenaica. The heart of Roman Gortyn is the Praetorium, the seat of the Roman Governor of Crete. There, the oldest Roman theater on Crete was excavated together with the oldest codified law system of Europe among other unique historic and legendary monuments, such as the evergreen Plane tree of Crete, unique in the world. Other significant monuments arem, the Odeon and the majestic Basilica -dedicated to Saint Titus, the first Archbishop of Crete.
Matala is a village located 71 km south-west of Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Although it has become a popular tourist destination it still retains the charm and character of the quiet fishing village it started as at the beginning of the 20th-century, and the laid-back lifestyle of the hippies of the 60’s and 70’s lives on. Half the beach is fringed by tamarisk trees, leading the eye on to impressive formations of sandstone rock cliffs with their famous caves sliding into the sea at an odd angle, creating one of the most unusual beachscapes on the island. Matala was the port of Phaistos during the Minoan period. In the year 220 BC., In the 1st and 2nd centuries, the caves were used as tombs.