Elounda is located 7 and a half miles north of Agios Nikolaos. It can be reached by car on a nice road along the Mirabello Bay. Its small port is surrounded by mountains, offering landscapes that are more pleasant than those of Heraklion. In the hinterland, it overlooks the Gulf of Mirabello and the panoramic view is remarkable.Off the port, the island of Spinalonga runs from north to south. Until ...
This small port is located some 7 miles from the neighbouring town of Agios Nikolaos.
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.
Fishermen in this small village continue to practice this traditional activity; here you can see the colourful boats docked at the port.
A stroll along the quays is a good way to work up an appetite before enjoying a meal on one of the terraces.
The village has managed to adapt itself to tourism without taking away from the beauty of the surrounding landscapes.
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