The Prefecture of Lasithi, in the eastern side of Crete, is mainly characterized by breathtaking gorges, virgin beaches, historical monuments and Venetian fortresses. Lasithi presents excellent tourist infrastructure, as it futures some of the most popular tourist resorts in Crete. Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Sitia and Ierapetra have gained global reputation and welcome every year thousands of visitors from all over the world. Also boasts some of the most beautiful beaches of Crete. Some of them are sandy, some pebbly, other protected from the wind and other hidden in small and very charming bays. It is surrounded by many small islands, which you can visit, with Spinalonga to be the most famous. The fertile land of Lasithi produces the largest quantities of fruit and vegetables in Crete, as well as excellent quality of olive oil and raisins. The area is ideal for walks in the nature, religious tourism, historical and archaeological researches.
Here are presented detailed information and recommendations about the places you may visit during Lasithi holidays.