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Chrissi Island, Ierapetra
(3.7/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
A number of tour companies offer excursions to the uninhabited and picturesque Chrissi Island. Once your boat arrives, you can get orientated by heading to the highest point of the island, Kefala. Sitting 31 m (101 ft) above sea level, this spot provides excellent views of the island. If you're interested in architecture and history, head to the western side to see the Saint Nicholas Chapel, estimated to date back to the 13th century. If you'd like to relax, visit the island's beautiful beaches. Sunbeds and umbrellas are available to rent. Don't forget your snorkeling gear as the shallow waters are rich with unusual shells. To visit Chrissi Island and other attractions in Ierapetra, use our Ierapetra vacation trip planner.
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  • The Golden is a place that should not be missed when you come to Crete. The scenery is breathtaking and reminiscent of something from the exotic island. The beach is full of small shells. The only downside for me is that in addition to the money that you pay for your ticket on board when entering, I keep 2 euros for the municipality of Ierapetra. And from that I saw this only for Greeks.
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  • Nice relaxing place to spend ur day with family. Enjoy the beach and a walk around the island. Due to the expensive tickets one time visit is all you would do. So go early and stay on the island for a...  more »
  • We had known that we were not good in the water could we not been!!! Though beautifully nice island but once you're there you cannot be more down to the boat leaves. Have ability to what to eat, that is what we have but done. Pity the many large stones in the water. Is really hard.
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