Ierapetra Travel Guide

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Ierapetra Things to Do

  • Chrissi Island

    Fun to do and enjoy, with a boat ride to boat is the visit to the Island called Chrissi. The island has no houses, and only a few people stay there overnight. We did see campers in the trees with a tent. The boat ride takes about an hour, and each boats waits its turn to dock. Then you hike about ten minutes over the top of the island and down to...

  • Selakano!

    It is a valey inside mountains! very nice for walking and birdwatching..a lot of people grow vegitables and many kinds of trees!a lot of bees at Julay and September.. a lot of honey!

  • nature trip

    It is a place 27 kilometers from ierapetra at Northwest, named Agia Paraskeyi!trees, water, quiet trails, canyons, mountains, birds, eagles.. you can walk the canyons of Sarakina, or Boufani, at the morning and then stop at Agia paraskeyi to drink your coffe or eat local tastes and handmade deserts!also there is a small cave, which now serves to...


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Ierapetra Restaurants

  • Don't miss the handmade cheesepies!

    cheespies,dakos (hard bread with tomato, feta, olive, origon and olives)salats,vegitables,beetroot,beans,hand made dishes from mombeans with goatpork or lamb roast in the ovengrape leaveslocal cheeselamb chopsand spesial meet, 'louta'!! spaggeti with goatbeens with goat and 'Louta' (it is marinated pork, my brothers recipe!)and off cource handmade...

  • Napoleon restaurant

    Delicious calamari, red mullets, fava, greek salad & cheese pie. House wine also great.My friends told me that this is President preferred restaurant when he comes to the city...Red mullets from Libyan sea were also preferred by Nero (the emperor of Rome) who organized special fishing expeditions to have them brought to him (in a fishy state of...

  • Waikiki

    Just in front of Waikiki beach, theres Haikiki - one of the classiest bars in Ierapetra..U could have a snack like a dakos or a greek salad & some beer..


Ierapetra Nightlife

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    by Oana_bic Written Aug 25, 2004

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    Hosted in an old big house, thats a very nice place where u could enjoy a Retzina, a cheese pie, some melon, watch the Olympic games & dance wildly from time to time:)

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Ierapetra Off The Beaten Path

  • Ha Gorge

    On our way to Agios Nikolaus, in front of Vassiliki village, theres Ha gorge. The lower end of the gorge is not yet open widely. Our friends told us that less than 10 people dared to climb it ..

  • Chrissi island

    Golden (chrissi) island or donkey's island..Thats a one day trip with a 'Fun boat' to a splendid white sand uninhabited island.U could leave 10:30 or 12:30 from Ierapetra's harbour & come back 17:00 or 18:00, the trip with the boat is great & the island is fantastic.Our Greek friends told us that even lady D & prince Charles came here (by...

  • Beaches on Chrissi island

    On the north side, thats a golden beach with plenty of shells where during windy days u could enjoy playing in the waves while on the other side thats a peaceful golf where u could go for snorkelling...The variety of fish & rocks is amazing, I promise a special travelogue coming soon only on this:)


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