Fishermen in this small village continue to practice this traditional activity; here you can see the colourful boats docked at the port.
The village has managed to adapt itself to tourism without taking away from the beauty of the surrounding landscapes.
The village is mostly known for its upscale hotels but has nevertheless managed to preserve its local charm.
Boats leave all day long for excursions to the ancient stronghold from the port of Elounda.
This small port is located some 7 miles from the neighbouring town of Agios Nikolaos.
A stroll along the quays is a good way to work up an appetite before enjoying a meal on one of the terraces.
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