Posts tagged with `Ierapetra`

Kakkos Bay Hotel & Bungalows Style & Quality With A Big Smile

Kakkos Bay Hotel & Bungalows, style and quality with a big smile at this oldest hotel of east Crete!

Kakkos Bay Hotel & Bungalows, situated on a beautiful bay with fine pebble beach between Koutsounari and Ferma, just 10km away from the small town of Ierapetra. The hotel is surrounded by a beautiful garden with lots of different trees and flowers. A small hotel with a nostalgic ambience and a beautiful beach, good food and friendly staff.

Hotel will be pabidly fully booked for this...

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Late Minoan Chamber Tomb Comes to Light at Ierapetra on Crete

An intact Late Minoan chamber tomb has been found near Ierapetra on the island of Crete, the Greek culture ministry announced this week.

Archaeologists discovered the tomb during a rescue archaeology effort in an olive grove located in the Rousses site, some 800 meters northeast of the village of Kentri.

The dig, carried out by the Lasithi Late Minoan Chamber Tomb Comes to Light on CreteEphorate of Antiquities, brought to light an urn, two adult skeletons, as well as well-preserved...

Crete and Spinalonga Island

Daily Mail writer Helen Atkinson may describe Spinalonga, the Greek island off Crete, as a “tiny speck”, but she’s quick to point out that if you’re into history and fiction then this is the place to visit.

Exploring history and heartbreak: Stepping into the Cretan world of Victoria Hislop's novel The Island (and the chilling Spinalonga leper colony) Spinalonga is the tiny island speck at the heart of the author's haunting story about a leper colony in the 1930s Take an hour-long...