In 2010, when Preveli beach was largely destroyed by the fire that raged there , it seemed that for a long time this place would be removed from the group of the greatest attractions of Crete. The sticky stumps of palm trees that remained from the old grove presented a very depressing view. Today we have the opportunity to present you a film from our this year's expedition to this beach. Find out how to regenerate nature yourself.
Of course, when visiting this beach, it is worth visiting the nearby monastery, which, apart from the beautiful location and magnificent views, also has a very interesting history. It is worth mentioning that the monastery signed up on the pages of World War II. In 1941, it became the place of evacuation of the Allied forces, which were submerged to Egypt by means of submarines.
We would like to present you a short film from the sunset on Elafonisi beach. We suggest you sit comfortably in the chair, turn on the full screen and let yourself be absorbed by the beautiful colors that the beach emanates in the evening.
The Koules Fortress is one of the most characteristic monuments of Heraklion. Once it was an element of fortifications that formed a tight ring that girded the capital of Crete. Today, this building has only a historical function and reminds of the power of the Venetians who ruled Crete during the period of splendor of this fortress.
One of the unique features of Crete is the still-alive presence of small family factories engaged in craft production of traditional Cretan products. Virtually in every major village you will find a shop where local handicraft products are sold. Today we would like to introduce you one of such places, that is, the Hydria pottery plant located in the town of Asomatos.