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Kato Zakros bay

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Kato Zakros bay

The settlement of Kato Zakros, only 8 km away from Pano (upper) Zakros, 25 from Palekastro and 44 from Sitia is a most impressive small fishing village, hidden away in the southeast corner of Crete, behind a beautiful tamarind-fringed beach.

Located in the midst of a verdant valley with thousands of olive trees that are the source of life for the economy of the place, since agriculture and the cultivation of olives is the main occupation of the inhabitants. Famous for its source and the crystal waters flowing ceaselessly for centuries, making the land fertile  that  generously share its fruits.

If you are looking for a hidden place in eastern Crete,  Zakros – Kato Zakros is probably the place that will surprise you. The idyllic and virgin gulf of Kato Zakros stands untouched over the centuries by human intervention, and the Minoan palace of Zakros testimony  that a unique culture flourished here before 3500 years.In the  following pages you can get a small taste of Zakros, Kato Zakros, Lasithi and eastern Crete. A place that offers great natural beauty, endless possibilities of alternative tourism and the real meaning of “holidays in Crete, vacation in Greece”

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