Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and is the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea - after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica. It is located between the Sea of Crete and the Libyan Sea, south of the Peloponnese.
Sitia is a city in the Sea of Crete region of Greece. Sitia, 18 km from Palekastro and 60 from Ierapetra, with a population of 9500 people, is the easternmost city on Crete and perhaps the least developed.
Chania Prefecture is a region on the island of Crete, Crete. Ferry services from Athens to Chania Crete island Visit and search through all ferry schedules to/from Chania and the rest of the Crete island.
Plakias is a village in the Rethymno Prefecture of Crete. By road, several buses daily from Rethimno and Ayia Galini, one in high season from Sfakia I did once see someone arrive on Plakias beach by paragliding, on another occasion a party in canoes.
Ierapetra is a city in Crete. Having the distinction of being the southernmost town facing the African coast, Ierapetra enjoys the smoothest, almost rainless weather in Europe, with a temperature that rarely drops below 12 C all year long!