Palekastro Vacation Packages
Palekastro is situated 65 miles (105 kilometers) east of Heraklion and 240 miles (386 kilometers) southeast of the national capital, Athens.
Don't just limit yourself to Palekastro; this region contains an abundance natural and cultural attractions which await the savvy traveler. If you've got a hankering for more things to see and do, try the Toplou Monastery and Vai Palm Grove in and around Sitia, which lays roughly 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the east of Palekastro.
Grab some transportation and head out to Agios Nikolaos, a major city for the region, approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Palekastro. This regional center has a wide range of visitor attractions, including Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum, Lato and Lake Voulismeni. Agios Nikolaos has much of interest for travelers happy to linger. Gournia Archaeological Site and Spinalonga Castle are just a sample of the other interesting places you won't want to miss.
When the weather is begging you spend the day outdoors, why not discover Crete Island's open-air museums?. Experience moments of serenity in Crete Island's churches.
For those who like to get wet, this is a great place for watersports. Swimming is a common pastime and another great outdoor sport is snorkeling. The Crete Island area offers a number of gentle pastimes, such as picnicking and beach combing.
At the finish of your journey, load up your gear and bid Palekastro "Yiá sou" (farewell).
Accommodation in Palekastro
Sitia is 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from Palekastro and this is listed as the closest place where you can find hotels and apartments that feature on Expedia's hotel booking page. The more upmarket options here are the Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa and the Elysee Hotel If you're seeking lodgings that are a little less pricey, the Yiannis Retreat or the Dionysos Authentic Resort & Village are also recommended.