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TransferPlan will transfer you from and to Almyrida as quickly, safely and comfortably as possible. Almyrida is a lovely fishing village and seaside resort to the east of Souda Bay. It is found in the Apokoronas area of Crete which is famous for its outstanding beauty and it is located 25 km east of the town of Chania. The village is full of olive and orange trees and the area is so untouched and picturesque as it was when “Zorba the Greek” was filmed. In 1977 the area was declared as a region of infinite beauty.
Almyrida has two nice sandy beaches with shallow waters which make them ideal for families with small children, although sometimes it gets really wavy. Between the two beaches, there is a small rocky peninsula with a small idyllic white chapel. The peninsula is well organized with beach bars and popular for its water sports. The seaside road is full of restaurants and taverns famous for its fresh fish and delicious traditional Cretan food. The large sandy bay of Almyrida is awarded a “blue flag” for its beach. The untouched countryside around Almyrida is ideal for hiking and evening walks. East of the seaside resort is the idyllic village of Plaka, famous for its healthy climate and the Cretan hospitality of the locals. The several sea caves of the east coasts till Drapanos Cape create an impressive natural phenomenon. Plaka is famous for its labyrinth narrow streets and the old houses, making it unique for a walk during the evenings. Here you will find tranquillity and peacefulness and enjoy a traditional Greek coffee with the locals. Opposite Almyrida is the islet of Karga, which you can visit for a day trip or go for fishing with local small fishing boats. The islet is also the natural home of many birds which you can admire by the close.
In the last few years, visitors have become so charmed by Apokoronas area that they keep coming back every year. Some of them, especially from Northern Europe, even buy houses in the area as they are eternally in love with the place. Although the village is starting to get more tourists every year, it has still retained that charm of a little fishing village and the locals still rely on the land and sea for their main income. It is a nature lover’s paradise, a place of serenity and calmness away from massive tourism.
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TransferPlan will transfer you from and to Heraklion town as quickly, safely and comfortably as possible. Heraklion boasts the title of the largest urban entity in Crete and is also the administrative capital of the island. Heraklion has an immense historical and cultural heritage, as in close proximity to the city visitors can find the Palace of Knossos, which has served as the centre of Minoan civilisation. Throughout the city, you can also find a number of constructions dating back to the Venetian occupation such as Koules Fortress in the old port.
Heraklion is home to some world class monuments and cultural landmarks. Among the most outstanding man-made structures is the Heraklion Fortress that contains the 'old town'. Originally built by Arab merchants and later on reinforced by Venetians, the Fortress included seven bastions, of which only the Martinego bastion survives the passing of time. Moreover, visitors will be delighted to find one of the gates to the city, named Chanioporta, which is ornate with the winged lion of Saint Marc. Visitors can also pay pilgrimage to the grave of one of Greece's most important writers and Nobel recipient, N. Kazantzakis. The sight that marks his resting place also offers some mesmerising views of the city.
Throughout the city, one can spot statues and monuments commemorating prolific figures that have been important for Greece's course through history and have contributed to Crete's immense cultural heritage. Some of the names include renaissance painter El Greco, Poet Vicenzo Kornaros and Politician Eleftherios Venizelos.
Moreover, the Archaeological museum should be on the top of every visitor's list; a splendid space that boasts a massive collection of ancient artefacts from all over the island and covers more than 5,500 years of history. Special emphasis is given to the spoils of Minoan civilisation, which has been one of the first to spring in the Southern European cost and was almost entirely wiped out by a volcanic eruption and a subsequent tsunami. The museum is home to the most important collection of surviving Minoan antiquities in the world and awaits its visitors to explore the mysteries of this extinguished civilisation.
Nowadays, Heraklion represents a beacon of Greek modernization and has been subjected to an extensive urban sprawl, that gives it a truly unique character. Despite the expansion of concrete residential blocs and the immense traffic, a short walk through the bustling streets and alleys will travel you through thousand years of history and will reveal to you the hip side of Greece with its rich coffee culture and culinary delights that can be found in every corner.
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