Prefecture of Rethymnon


South of Rethymnon, directly on the sea

Plakias lies on the south coast of Crete and boasts a complete tourist infrastructure. The village in the area GIALI is a place of extraordinary natural beauty. You will find high mountains, deep gorges and springs. The beaches there are fantastic. The surrounding villages, e.g. Selia, offer breathtaking views out over the Libyan Sea.

The Lybean Sea belongs to the cleanest seas in the Mediterranean Area. So it is a paradise for dolphins, sea turtles, and seal.

Beaches: Plakias, Damnoni, Souda, Preveli, Korakas, Ammoudi, Polirizo, Skinari u.a.. 


The surrounding villages

The gorges  Kotsifou and Kourtaliotiko

 Island Gavdos

Churches and monasterys 

Monastery  Preveli

Jesus Christ the Saviour

Ag. Fotis in Sellia

Ag. Georgios in Gianniou

ag. Ioannis in Asomatos



The surrounding villages

Kourtaliotiko Gorge

Preveli Monastery

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