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Ferry to Lassithi
HOW TO GET TO LASSITHI BY FERRY
You will find below information about ferries from/to Lassithi / Sitia, photos and description of the port.
The port of Sitia is connected by ferry to Rhodes, Karpathos, Chalki, Kasos and more islands.
Lassithi is one of the four prefectures of Crete. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos and the whole area is famous for its beautiful beaches and pristine nature. This is probably the quietest place of Crete, in comparison to Chania and Heraklion which get very busy with tourists in summer.
Agios Nikolaos is known for its picturesque port and its lake, surrounded by palm trees and connected directed to the sea through a channel. However, the most popular resorts of Lassithi are Elounda, Sissi, Sitia, Ierapetra and Ammoudara, where most tourist facilities are found.
There are many sights to visit in Lassithi. Apart from picturesque and relaxing beaches, there are also many archaeological sites, such as Lato and Zakros, interesting caves, like Milatos Cave, and the famous Plateau of Lassithi. The Plateau consists of 12 villages and it is a mountainous area with lush vegetation. Historical monasteries and traditional windmills can be found along the Plateau as well as places of exceptional natural beauty, where people go climbing and trekking.
Apart from the inland of Lassithi, the area is surrounded by amazing islets, each one with its own beauty. The islet of Spinalonga, a former leper colony off Elounda, is known for its strong fortress. Chrissi islet is daily connected to the port of Ierapetra and has amazing crystal beaches. Koufonisi is another islet with remains of ancient settlements and fortifications.
Photos of Lassithi
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