Hotel Gortis

3 Vagia Irakliou , Heraklion, Crete, 714 14, Greece | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Heraklion

Rethymno

A travel blog entry by clittle419

4

... and after much indecision) we decided to just drive back to Chania and I'd bunk with Nick and Lisa in a spare bed in their room. This caused an impromptu dinner put on by Johnny's cousin Evanthia, and her husband Efthisi did the grilling. At least 2 dozen pork chops were grilled, lamb chops, pilafi, salad, and I can't even remember the rest. So much food. So good. And most of the family joined ...

A Blank Canvas

A travel blog entry by keficrew

I hear it all the time. I can't do it! I can’t draw, write, or create. Most of those words are coming from me. I am discovering that to have a product I feel is worthy of keeping and/or sharing is a process. To start with a blank canvas can be overwhelming. Where do I start? What do I even write about? ...

Matala

A travel blog entry by clittle419

7

... cliff face that were apparently free housing back in the 60's and 70's. On the other side are tavernas and cafés with some houses higher up. We went swimming and snorkeling, and ate an early lunch: Greek salad, lamb souvlaki, and a grilled mix seafood plate of octopus, prawns, and whole fish. We also ordered two dips/spreads that were similar with on rich with garlic and the other fish roe. (I cant remember their ...

To Matala, Myrtos, and Ag. Nikolaos

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... coast (by car this time) to the town of Matala, then east to Myrtos, and then NE to Agios Nikolaos. First I've never seen an olive tree before a week ago. Second, I never dreamed I'd see so many. They're everywhere. I mean everywhere. I don't know how they even harvest that many not to mention harvesting the ones on sides of mountains. Supposedly there are 30 million in ...

A Pile of Rocks and Iraklion

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... a visit on your own, I would put Phaestos into the category of being better with a guide to fill in a lot of the gaps of what is not readily apparent to a first-time visitor and to tell the stories that might help bring the place to life. The hill upon which Phaestos sits, however, is nestled nicely in the middle of a valley with steep mountains to the west and very high hills to the east and the setting is very pleasant. Of note when visiting is the still-intact Grand Staircase which is ...

Location

This hotel, located on 3 Vagia Irakliou , Heraklion, is near Star Beach Water Park, Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, Festos, and Phaistos.
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