Xerokambos East Crete >> apartments and rooms to rent >> Lassithi Sitia Zakros >> Xerokampos Holidays accommodation and Traveling

Sightseeing & Attractions

The Lassithi Prefecture is packed with wonderful sites to visit. Around Xerokambos, we suggest visiting:

  • the Venetian Fortress “Kazarma” (Sitia)
  • the charming harbour with its small tavernas and shops (Sitia)
  • the ruins of the Minoan settlement in Petras (Sitia)
  • the Minoan Cemetary in Agia Fotia
  • the gorge of Lamnoni
  • the tourist resort of Makrigialos
  • the Agia Irini Beach
  • the Toplou Monastery, with its marvelous frescos and icons, as well as its museum
  • the Archaeological Museum and the Folklore Museum (Sitia)
  • the famous Palm Tree Forest in Vai, the only one of its kind in Europe
  • the Minoan settlement of Palekastro
  • the Minoan palace in Kato Zakros
  • the Ancient City of Itanos
  • the picturesque villages of Ziros, Chametoula and Chandras

In the wider Lassithi area you will find other impressive sites and monuments, including:

  • the Archaeological and Folklore Museums in Agios Nikolaos
  • the Archaeological Museum in Ierapetra
  • the Ancient City of Driros
  • the Pre-Minoan sites of Myrtos and Pachia Ammos
  • the ruins of the Doric city of Lato in Kritsa
  • the Post-Minoan settlements of Gournia and Makrygialos
  • the cave in Milato
  • the gorges, caves, churches, monasteries and charming villages throughout Lassithi



Xerokambos, East Crete
Owner: Georgos Archatzikakis
Phone - Fax: 28430 26743