Dikteon cave located on the Lassithi Plateau on the north side of the mountain Dikti from where it got its name. It is approximately 50 minutes from the town of Malia, at an altitude of 1020 meters above the village Psychro.
Arkadi Monastery is a historic monument of Crete, symbol of the 1821 Greek revolution for liberation from the Turks, an occupation that lasted 400 years. The opening day of the liberation struggle, the 25th of March, has been declared a national public holiday in Greece.
The old Venetian port of Chania, The first thing every visitor notices at the old Venetian port of Chania, is an old building, one of the first Turkish buildings of the island, the Mosque of Hasan Kucuk or Yali Tzamisi. The mosque was built in honor of Küçük Hassan Pasha, the first Turkish military commander of Chania, while the Yali Tzamisi name is interpreted as "mosque of the sea".
Koules, a building symbol of Heraklion, is a Venetian fortress built in the old Venetian harbor of Heraklion. Originally known by the Venetian names "Castello del Molo" and "Rocca a Mare", which meant "fortress in the sea", the current name “Koules” comes from the Turkish translation "Su Kulesi" of the Venetian name.
Agios Nikolaos located 65 km east of Heraklion, built on the west coast of the Gulf Mirabello. It’s the capital city of the prefecture Lassithi, but it has not the urban character of big cities, and is the most developed and organized tourist town of the island.