Gouves Pediados 700 14 Heraklion, Crete
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Why should i visit Gouves?

Gouves is one of the most popular tourist destination in the island of Crete due to its wonderful beaches, the great accomodation facilities and the exciting night-life in the numerous clubs and bars in the area. Gouves is a well-developed tourist resort with long sandy beaches, traditional villages and interesting archeological sites. It’s considered the most well situated and convenient place to be, since all areas of various interests can be easily reached. The village of Gouves lies about 18 km east from the centre of Iraklion and 16 km from Iraklion International Airport. In addition, the tourist development has been very euphoric in the area due to its vicinity on the one hand with Hersonissos in just 7 km away, on the other hand with popular Creta Aquarium in just 500 meters distance! Arrive in Iraklion By Plane During the summer season there are numerous chartered flights to Iraklion from all over Europe (mainly Germany, the United Kingdom , and Holland). During the summer months there is a huge increase in air traffic that peaks in August (approximately 130 flights per day). You should try to book your ticket early for lower prices. By Boat The cheapest way to […]

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What to do in Gouves?

Travel Crete would be an experience which the entire family can enjoy together, which means that people of all ages will find their trip to Crete an exciting one because of all the things to see and do; and most importantly because Crete is a very tourist friendly place and there are no hassles that tourists have to encounter during their stay here. For the younger children there are a lot of exciting and interesting museums to visit and a lot of the cultural history that a growing child will be intrigued to know about. Not only that, but the amazing traditional Crete cuisine is something that any child will totally enjoy. Not only that but travel around Crete gives a great opportunity to growing children to get in touch with nature in all its glory and all the wilderness. For the youth there are even more exciting things to do, for example take daily refreshing swims in the Aegean Sea or go water skiing and surfing and sun bathing on the sandy beaches. There are also lots of opportunities of hiking through trails that also give one a great opportunity of discovering more of the wilderness of Crete. There […]

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Archeological sites

Within a short distance from village are picturesque villages and sights, such as the monastery of Saint John “Theologos”, the Skotino cave and Eileithyia cave. The most important archeological sites of the area are the Minoan villas of Kokkíni Háni and Amnísos. There are remains of an ancient Minoan ceramics workshop which is worth seeing, as well as the Christian remains, like the Church of Zoodochos Pigi, patron of the village, the  Eileithyia caves.    

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