Sitia, Makrigialos, Ierapetra... Everything about East Crete...

Islands in Eastern Crete:

:: Sitia :: Palekastro :: Makrigialos ::

Psira by Mochlos



Islands in Eastern Crete

Chrissi Ierapetra
Koufonisi or Lefki by Makrigialos
Dionisades by Sitia
Psira by Mochlos

Agathias Village Hotels apartments, Studios
Nereids apartments, Studios, Sitia East Crete
Palekastro Kouremenos Hotel Castri Village, apartments, East Crete
Elysee Hotel: Sitia Hotels
Stella Villas - Koutsounari Ierapetra apartments, East Crete
Palekastro Kouremenos, Lagos apartments ans NoraHotel/Sitia, East Crete
Makrigialos apartments - Studios
Maridatis apartments - Studios
Kato Zakros rooms studios on the beach
Kato Zakros studio apartments and Taverna
Kouremenos Crete apartments
Porto Heli apts Palekastro - Kouremenos apartments - Hotel
Apartments in Makrigialos, East Crete. Makrys Gialos studios and accommodation
Crete Car Rental - Heraklion Sitia Airports Rent a car
Galini - Agia Fotia apartments :: CRETA SKY sea view hotel by Makrigialos and Ierapetra
Sitia Travel Agency :: Makrigialos Tourism Holidays Packages :: Sitia Kouremenos apartments
Maria's seafront accommodation in Makrigialos
Long Beach apartments in Ierapetra, Koutsounari, East Crete
Zeus apartments Xerokambos, East Crete
Revans apartments and Beach bar in Makrigialos
Cavali apartments in Xerokambos, Sitia East Crete
Perigiali apartments in Makrigialos, SouthEast Crete
Villa Sunrise, Makrigialos, East Crete
Kato Zakros apartments, eastern Crete accommodation, Sitia Palekastro Studios
Akti Villas - apartments in Kouremenos, Palekastro, Eastern Crete
Xerokambos apartments, Xerokampos rooms to rent - Accommodation
Makrigialos Villas and apartments: Aeolus Villas, Artemis Villa, Ikaros villas & apartments
Sirines studios & Apartments:Sitia apartments
Kato Zakros apartments, Kato Zakros accommodation::Xerokambos, Zakros
Ostria Hotel: Palekastro Hotels - Sitia Hotels
Flisvos Hotel: Sitia Hotels
Thalassa Villas & Apartments:Sitia apartments
Minoan Tours: Rent a Car in Sitia - Sitia Car Rental
Elia studios in Palekastro:Palekastro Studios
Sitia Bellevue Hotel and apartments
Anatoli Rooms, Agathias, Palekastro East Crete
Da Giorgio Restaurant - sea view Taverna Sitia East Crete
Tsimitakis Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sitia - Palekastro East Crete
Dimitra apartments in Sitia East Crete
House Margot in Palekastro:Palekastro accommodation
Διαφημιστείτε - Καταχωρηθείτε


It is a small island ίn the north west of Mochlos that you can visit by boat from Mochlos or Agios Nikolaos. It is uninhabited now and barren.The name has alternative spellίngs and must have come about because the shape of the island seemed to resemble that of a louse ( psira : louse). South-west of the island, tucked into the corner of the bay of Merambello, is another tiny island called Konida - «the nit».

It was a big Minoan hub-harbour. The settlement which was amphίtheatrically buίlt οn the side of a small cape consisted from the houses of traders, seamen, craftsmen and fishermen. Ιn almost every house existed a fireplace at one corner. There were some bigger houses one with a private temple, one with obviously a dry dock and another one decorated with exceptional murals simίlar tο those from Knossos. Two bear breasted women are depicted with fancy dresses sitting οn a rock near the seashore.

Numerous very good finds οf the Minoan era were discovered especially pots. The settlement was twice destroyed once due to an earthquake and after that by the volcanic eruption οη Santorini. Psira was inhabited again ίη the Roman time. The excavations by the Αmerican Archaeological School are continuing.




Cretan Creations NETWORK: The guide of Crete | Greek Directory | Hotels on Crete | Accommodation Directory
East Crete Business Catalog | Real Estate Directory
Hotels and accommodation in Crete: Hotels Villas Apartments Studios Rooms to rentThe greek business directory (in Greek language)The comlete Crete Travel Guide
Web Design - Search engine Optimization - Dynamic ContentAdd your sale or rental Property for Free!!
Copyright © 2003 - 2017 - All Rights Reserved. Created by Cretan Creations