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Outside of the city Ierapetra at the southeast coast of Crete.

The city Ierapetra is 2 km far away, up to the local core is it 3 km.
It offers many business, banks and cash-point dispensers, several large supermarkets, plentifully restaurants and taverns, an original fisher port, an old turkish mosque with well, a small museum, a venitianisches castellet at the port and a very beautiful old part of town.

At the promenade of Ierapetra it works in the season quite multicolored. In the high season there are many folklore evenings on weekend. In Ierapetra you see in addition, in the season still more creten poeple ones than tourists...

Here there is no mass tourism. Ierapetra has its own flair: actively with a modern touch and nevertheless with the so typical, kretischen style.
The old part of town Ierapetras loads for strolling in. The mountains approximately around can discover you also with the jeep...

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Traveling by car:

Heraklion > Agios Nikolaos > Pachi Ammos > Ierapetra = 100 kilometers, 1 1/2 hours.
You can also take the local bus.

Traveling by plane:

Airports on Crete: Chania, Heraklion and Sitia

Traveling by boat/ferry:

From Italy or Athens (Piräus)


Leisure activities in the area

  • Tennis court
  • Sea/Beach
  • Horseback riding
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Water skiing
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Surfing
  • Mountain climbing
  • Restaurants
  • National Historic Sites
  • Galleries / Museum
  • Cinema
  • Shopping
  • Fitness Center
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Birding

Leisure activities offered a greater distance away

  • Golf course
  • Diving


The leisure-time facilities around Ierapetra are various: a tennis court and a football field are about 1500 meters distant. In 500 meters there is a paintball area. A Go-Kart-course you find only to 3 km distance and a very good. There are possibilities for water ski, surfing and other kinds of water haven as well as sails ...