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Itanos Archaeological site

Eparchiaki Odos Monis Toplous - Vai, Vai, Crete, Greece
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Atmospheric

Do I have a favourite place to visit on Crete yes Itanos. Not just the Archaeological site but... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
EastCreteTraveller
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West Midlands
Come for the beach, not much ruins

There is not alot to the Itanos archaelogical site but rather a few stones strewn around a nearby... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
smrgeog
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31 Oct 2017
“Atmospheric”
18 May 2017
“Come for the beach, not much ruins”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Eparchiaki Odos Monis Toplous - Vai, Vai, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Do I have a favourite place to visit on Crete yes Itanos. Not just the Archaeological site but the beach and surrounding environment. We have been going here for over 15 years now and never tire of it's beauty

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

There is not alot to the Itanos archaelogical site but rather a few stones strewn around a nearby beach. By following the signs you come across an almost idyllic beach. Unlike Vai, there are no facilities; some rocks and a rough parking area. The beaches...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We got to Itanos, from Vai beach (2 min drive) mostly due to some location based game (not Pokémon) and boy, am I happy we did. The scenery is awsome and there are three sandy beaches close by, not at all crowded. We got there...More

Thank Cristian I
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I expect this archaeological site is of particular interest to historians. The remains themselves are limited but the site is beautiful and gives a sense of its historic importance..

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Nice site, really next to the sea side. It is easy to combine a visit with either the Moni monastry or the palm grove beach, Vai. In fact the remainings is quite a terrain.

Thank Margrieta2013
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