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Live the myth.

Plakias is a magical place. Rich in history, natural landscape and activities.

If this is not enough, drive through Crete and discover the myth, explore the differences and meet the locals.

  • Plakias
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  • Crete

The south cast of the county of Rethymno is named "Gialia". Along with the inland is the center of South Crete. Continuous beaches surrounded by high hills and in between, green valleys filled with flowers and aroma.

Between the high mountains the gorges Kourtaliotis, Kotsifou and Mesa gorge allow the access between the north and the south compiling a special landscape.

Getting down from the mountains you meet, olive farms, small hills, streams, rare flowers and herbs. All these changes in the landscape end in magnificent beaches with cristal clear waters.

Area of Natural Beauty

Within the geographical region of Gialia you may find some areas with special Natural Beauty like the Preveli Gorge where the Megalos Potamos river is flowing through a pulm forest to a wonderfull beach.

Becide the endless restaurants, coffee shops, shopping centers and more, the area is very active and alive.


The area provides quality climbing sets for the lovers of height.

Water Sports

Enjoy water sports and take advantage of our summer breazes for windsurfing and sailing.

Scuba Diving

Register with our local diving schools and discover the magestic beauty of our deep waters.

Horse Riding

Horse Riding lessons and free rides are offered within the Olive farms or along the Beach under the guidance of professionals

Walkers and Cyclists

Walkers and cyclists follow the routes and feel FREE within the unlimited nature.

Jeep Safari

Meet the wild nature of South Crete with an organized Jeep Safari!

Gorge Exploration

Pass in many different ways all of the astonishing gorges of the Area.

Crete is not just a Medditerannean island suitable for summer holidays only. Crete is an all year island offering experiences throughout the year.

Rich Cultural Interest

The Minoans where the first European civilization dated back to 3000bc. In Crete you could find their palaces (Knosos, Faistos) and many artifacts in Museums spead across the island.

Family Parks

You may visit a range of family parks and recreation centers. Water Parks are located in Heraklion, Chania and Rethymno. Visit the largest aquarium in Europe or just drive through the country side.

Η ενίσχυση της εταιρίας για την παροχή νέων ηλεκτρονικών υπηρεσιών συγχρηματοδοτείται από το Ευρωπαϊκό Ταμείο Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης και το Ελληνικό Δημόσιο στο πλαίσιο του Επιχειρησιακού Προγράμματος ‘Κοινωνία της Πληροφορίας’.

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