Akrotiri lies 10 km north- east from the Venetian harbour of Hania. Here are the tombs of Eleftherios and Sofoklis Venizelos, the airport of Hania and the port of Souda. Akrotiri is a place for nature lovers, with interesting walking and hiking paths through the unspoilt gorges with amazing diversity, natural beauty and living traditions. Its dry climate combined with the sea breeze forms an ideal environment not only for people but also for the farm products which are renowned for their high quality and taste. With picturesque sandy beaches, all awarded with the Blue Flag, century-old monasteries and churches, impressive caves with rich lithological and archaeological interest, historical monuments, Akrotiri attracts many visitors every year, who enjoy Cretan hospitality and nature at their best.
Places near Akrotiri
Cavernous Church of Agios Georgios Apidiotis
in the gorge of Mavre, near Pazinos village.