Hotel Gortis

Address: 3 Vagia Irakliou , Heraklion, Crete, 714 14, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 3 Vagia Irakliou , Heraklion, is near Star Beach Water Park, Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, Malia Ruins, and Phaistos.
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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

Day 170

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 18, 2015

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... to scores of hippies flocking here in the late 60's to take up rent free residence in the caves used for burials in Roman times.
We parked at the beach, there were a couple of other tourist cars parked, but no sign of the hippies, we were expecting groups of wrinkled faces with grey ponytails to be here!
The entry fee of 2 € paid we started to explore, the first caves were not very ...

Day 169

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 17, 2015

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... she could come and check us out. The food was delicious. Once we had payed and discussed what good year it is for olive oil, we drove into Ieropetra, the economic centre of the green house industry. We shopped and then looked for a top up shop, by the time we got to it it had closed for the afternoon, it amazes us that businesses make any money here, they always seem to be closed!
We drove along the coast occasionally, the road climbed over rocky outcrops and wound it's ...

Day 162

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 10, 2015

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... of wire fencing, In one place the road sign was covered with snow and we took the wrong turn, realising we stopped to reverse, suddenly there was a very loud rumble followed by an even louder crashing sound! A load of snow had fallen off a roof onto Dream Catcher, luckily we were unscathed. It took us over 2 hours to drive around often having to reverse so that vehicles coming the opposite way could pass us. It ...

Day 161

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... and the tall arched buildings where the sailing ships were built. This port was a very busy trading area in the Venetian times. The yellow arrows led us to 25th Avenue, the Main Street through the city centre with a few grand buildings remaining. We had a quick look inside an old church were the first Bishop of Crete was ordained. Then passed through Lion Square so called after the Morosini Fountain. Nearly all the ...

Day 160

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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We stayed in bed waiting for the place to warm up again this morning, we can hear the hail bouncing on the roof. We have coffee and biscuits with the campsite owners and ask if we can use the washing machine. There still isn't any WIFI this morning and our signal is rubbish and as we need to confirm some information for our spring travel arrangements we set off to find some unlocked free WIFI. We parked outside the Aquarium and yes, ...