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“Eleni”, Hersonissos boat trip: 4 hours

4 hrs
Availability : 1/5 - 31/10
Blue Lagoon
Gramvousa Balos

Gramvousa and Balos Lagoon

13+ hrs
Availability : 1/4 - 31/10
Palm forrest

Preveli tropical beach, 7 hours

7 hrs
Availability : 1/4 - 31/10

Sailing from Heraklion to Dia Island, Morning

4,5 hrs
Availability : 1/5 - 31/10

Black Rose Pirate Boat, daily from Hersonissos

4.30 hrs
Availability : 1/5 - 31/10

Sailing from Heraklion to Dia Island, Midday

4,5 hrs
Availability : 1/5 - 31/10
Archeological Museum of Heraklion

Heraklion city tour, Knossos Palace, museum and old market

7 hrs
Availability : 1/4 - 31/10
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About Gournes


Gournes is a peaceful coastal village located on the north coast of the Greek island of Crete. With its charming setting and scenic beauty, Gournes is a popular destination for tourists seeking a relaxing and scenic getaway. Here are some of the top things to see and do in Gournes:

  1. The Beach: Gournes is known for its long, sandy beach and crystal-clear waters, making it a popular destination for sunbathers and water sports enthusiasts.

  2. The Heraklion Archaeological Museum: This museum showcases the rich history of the island of Crete, with a collection of artifacts and exhibits from the Minoan era to the Roman period.

  3. The Lychnostatis Open Air Museum: This outdoor museum is a great place to learn about the traditional Cretan way of life, with a collection of historic houses, tools, and artifacts on display.

  4. The Gournes Scenic Drive: This scenic drive takes you through the rolling hills and lush countryside of Gournes, offering stunning views of the coastline and the surrounding mountains.

When you’re in Gournes, don’t forget to enjoy some of the delicious local cuisine, including dishes like fresh seafood, grilled meats, and traditional Cretan dishes like dakos (Cretan barley rusk topped with chopped tomatoes and feta cheese). And, of course, be sure to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings!

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