Places to visit

Places to Visit

This is a just small selection. Please ask us for more information.

Samaria Gorge

154 km from Carolina Apartments.

Hiking the 16km-long Samaria Gorge, one of Europe’s longest canyons, is high on the list of must-dos for many Crete visitors.

Heraklion City & Venetian Fortress of Koules

23 km from Carolina Apartments.

Heraklion is the capital of Crete and one of the Mediterranean region’s most fascinating and vibrant cities…

Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

24,2 km from Carolina Apartments.

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is located in the center of the city and is regarded as one of Europe’s most important museums.

Chania City and Old Venetian Harbor

121 km from Carolina Apartments.

The westernmost side of Crete, Chania is a wonderful place for vacations. The Town is a romantic place to stroll around…

Knossos Palace

25,1 km from Carolina Apartments.

The Palace of Knossos constituted the seat of King Minos and is located on a lush hill about 5 km southeast of Heraklion.

Fodele Village

10,9 km from Carolina Apartments.

Domenicos Theotokopoulos a.k.a. “El Greco”, the famous painter, sculptor and architect was born in Fodele in 1541 a.d. and lived in Toledo.


88,6 km from Carolina Apartments.

Spinalonga islet is located in Elounda Bay, 94 km from the city of Heraklion. In ancient times it was fortified, while over its ruins…

Vai Palm Forest

172 km from Carolina Apartments.

Some 20km west of Sitia, is one of the most spectacular sights in Crete: a palm tree forest covering an area of approximately 200 m².

Mount Psiloritis

57,1 km from Carolina Apartments.

The stone giant of Crete, a natural border between the Earth and the Sky, dominates the whole of the island.