Spinalonga Fortress (Island)
The Venetians fortified this small island and later became an isolation colony for lepers until 1957. An excellent day trip.
Promenade of Ierapetra
The pedestrian coastal promenade of of the southmost Greek city passes above a beautiful beach and is crammed with tavernas and cafés.
Venetian Fort «Kales»
The 13th-century Venetian castle was damaged by strong earthquake in 1508 and later was taken over by the Ottomans in 1647.
Windmills of Selí Ambélou
With an amazing view and 24 windmills around, you can take lots of pictures here. There is also a restaurant and a gift shop.
Poros Elounda Windmills
The three old but well-preserved windmills are distinctive trademarks of this windy area. The sea nearby has crystal clear waters.
Archeological Site of Ancient Gournia
Ancient Gournia was a Minoan settlement of the 15th century BC that survives in a relatively good state also thanks to restoration works.
Ottoman Mosque & Fountain
A remarkable piece of Ottoman architecture from 1891, including a mosque and a fountain, which is unfortunately closed to the public.
Oral tradition has it that Napoleon, on his way to Egypt, stayed incognito overnight in this house. It's credible and it's possible.
Pyrgos (Myrtos) Archaeological Site
Minoan town founded approximately 5000 years ago on a high hill with amazing views. It takes about 15 minutes on foot from the intersection.