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Gavdos Vacation Packages
Gavdos Vacation Packages
Athens, the national capital, is 220 miles north of Gavdos.
In the surrounding region, you have a selection of accessible stretches of coastline at your fingertips. Golden Beach, 45 miles to the north, and Elafonisi Beach, 45 miles to the northwest, are two great options.
Sarakiniko Beach and Potamos Beach are equally well worth your time.
Some interesting places near Gavdos are Karave, 2 miles to the east, and Vatsiana, 2 miles to the south.
Around 30 miles to the north of Gavdos is Sfakia, a regional hub which is home to Frangokastello Venetian Fortress, Sweetwater Beach and Aradena Gorge. Should you have the time, also visit Samaria Gorge - Agia Roumeli Entrance and White Mountains.
Discover the different culinary traditions in Chania by trying out a selection of local dishes.
The locality is noted for having quality chicken and pork.
Some well-known local dishes are pilafi kritis (chicken pilaf) and moussaka (minced meat and aubergine casserole).
Order loukoumades (deep fried pastry with honey) for a taste sensation noted in this area.
The restaurants in this region almost always offer Neda, so order one if you take pleasure in trying the local ale.
Accompany your delicious meal with frappé (iced coffee), a non-alcoholic beverage that's popular in the region.
Savatiano Retsina, Nemea Agiorgitiko and other delicious varieties are commonly seen on the wine lists of many bars in this region.
Authentic traveling goes beyond just the scenery, it's also about the words, stories and ideas of a place. Your vacation in this part of the world will become much more meaningful if you take the time to study a sample of handy words, sayings and salutations in Greek. "Thélis na horépsis mazí mu?" is how you say "Would you like to dance with me?" Or, work on pronouncing "Apó pu íse?" (Where are you from?).
If you'll be in the area on the 25th of March, you should know that this day is one of celebration for the nation. It's called Independence Day.
At the end of your vacation in Gavdos, use your leftover euros on a few nice souvenirs and say "Yiá sou" to this wonderful place and the new friends you have made.
The closest airport, Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport, is 50 miles to the north of Gavdos.