Akrotiri (the “Cape”) is the name for the peninsula that lies to the north east of the city of Chania. Located here are the tombs of Eleftherios and Sofoklis Venizelos, instrumental in the union of Crete with Greece, the airport of Chania and the port of Souda.
Akrotiri is a place for nature lovers, with interesting walks and hiking paths through unspoilt gorges with amazing diversity and natural beauty. There are also water sports, children’s playgrounds, and a horse riding centre.
Its dry climate, combined with the sea breeze, forms an ideal environment, not only for people, but also for the farm produce, which is renowned for its high quality and taste.
With pictu ...
[ read more