TripAdvisor Reviews Lito Beach Crete
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... exhausting day in Athens! Sunday (16th) this morning we made our way out to keramikos, which is ruins of an old grave yard. The museum was more interesting than the actual grave yard was full of sculptures, grave stone heads and pottery that was buried with their owners. There was a fun run happening, which was great to see families out on a Sunday morning. Turns out Sundays the sidewalks turn into personal market stalls with people laying out treasures to sell from brand ...
... drives home how old Judaism is, if there are menorahs carved into stones and column capitals.
Speaking of column capitals, there is another kind that comes in between Ionic and Corinthian - the Eolikos style. It's not as common as the Corinthian or the Ionic, and it looks to be more closely related to the former.
One cool bit of information I learned regarded the statues. A lot of the statues in the museum were found headless. It turns ...
... on your own expectations combined with what you have previously seen and although the sheer size of the temple was impressive, chuck in a whole heap of scaffolding, couple of cranes, portacabins and well, let's say, I wasn't as overwhelmed as I expected to be! The views over the modern city of Athens though were second to none, as was the weather! Bloody archaeologists!!
We dropped back down the other side of the hill passing ...
... Unfortunately not everybody respects this important notice.
Our ferry from Agia Roumeli to Hora Sfakion was supposed to leave at 17.30 so we still had more than 2 hours to relax on the beach of Agia Roumeli that turned out to be beautiful. Btw. we had to pay EUR 20 for our ferry tickets. Of course, we found it extremely expensive but unfortunately there was no other way how to get to Hora Sfakion where we had to catch our bus back to Chania.
Note: There ...
... pool to visit the archeological museum which was really great. Lots of artefacts from all the sites we have visited on the islands so it was nice to see the sites and then see all the artefacts today with great frescos to delicate jewellery. There is a great exhibition on at the moment called shipwrecked which is all these amazingly well preserved statues etc from a ship that was headed to rome from turkey and went down off the one of the Greek islands. Very ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $206
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $149
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $398
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $77
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $189
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $142
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $178
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $113
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $92
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $199
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $316
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $118
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $128
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $122
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon