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Self-Catering Archanes Cottages

  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes
  • Archanes Cottages auf Kreta im Ort Archanes

East Crete Archanes in the inland of the capital Heraklion in the largest wine-growing area of Crete in the heart of the oldest and most beautiful mountain village Archanes. Old restored manor house converted in large self-catering holiday apartments in country house style. Architecture true to the original with modern comfort refinements. Living among the locals, get inspired by the local tavernas, and take away some great recipes! Conveniently located to the capital and airport of Heraklion 17 km, to the excavations of Knossos 15 km.
The 4 independent buildings which were recently restored so that they match with the region's architectural style. The traditional element in decoration and furnishing meets the functionalism and luxury of a modern resort, allowing visitors to enjoy unique moments of Relaxation.
Archanes Village, situated on the foot of the sacred mount Giouhtas. The churches " Panagia" , "Agia Paraskevi", "Agia Triada", with their amazing Byzantine frescos , as well as the remnant of a Minoan palace that dates back to 1900b.C., are only some of the sights which are worth visiting.Take a walk in the paved narrow lanes with the restored neoclassical buildings, discover the traditional cafes and tavernas and taste the famous local wine "Rozaki".
The village Archanes is located 20 minutes´drive ( 5 km) from the Capital Heraklion 380 m over the sea level. Archanes Cottages consist of 4 independent cottages in the heart of the oldest, picturesque village of Crete “Archanes” The Village is located in the biggest wine growing area of Crete with the most wine routes. The colorful village has been prized by the European Union as model for residential development. From the cottages only 5 minutes´ walk to the centre of the picturesque village Archanes. The quiet and warm atmosphere addresses to visitors who are willing to combine Archanes Cottages consist of 4 independent cottages in the heart of the oldest, picturesque village of Crete “Archanes” The Village is located in the biggest wine growing area of Crete with the most wine routes . Only 5 minutes’ walk to the centre of the picturesque village Archanes. To the capital City of the Island Haraklion 20 minutes’ drive (, approximately 15km ). The quiet and warm atmosphere addresses to visitors who are willing to combine comfort , quality , as well as privacy during their vacation. The area offers great variety or activities: archaeological sites, Byzantine temples, natural environment etc.
3 Cottages can host in its spacious rooms 2-4 visitors. On the ground floor there is a comfortable living room with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, as well as a bathroom. A wooden staircase drives to the first floor, where you will find the carefully decorated, air-conditioned bedroom, as well as a large balcony, from which visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view of eastern Giouhtas. One suite -Cottage can accommodate 2 more visitors can host 1-6 pers. It is bright and comfortable and contains a living-room with a sofa-bed , a traditional stove with porcelain covering , a small kitchen and bathroom .
Self Catering,
Visit the various restaurants and taverns at the central square to discover the world famous Cretan cuisine or the exquisite Arhanes wines.
We arrange your holiday - package including flight + hotel + rental car or transfer+ excursions. Your Crete vacation - everything from one single source.
You can purchase the following Boat-Tickets for daily cruises with your Hotel-Booking in our Website Kreta.com:
+ Day-Cruise to the offshore Island Koufonissi This small Island is a Wildlife Refuge. Due to its stunning natural beauty and important ecosystem, it has been included in the European initiative NATURA 2000. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 €.

+ Day-Cruise to the Island of Chrissy Chrissy Island is 7 km long with a maximum width of 2 km, is located 8 nautical miles south of the most southern town Ierapetra Crete. Chrissy Island with its natural beauty is a nature reserve and part of Natura 2000 Networking Programme. You will be inspired from the exotic natural landscape of the cedar forest and the bays with golden sand and turquois water. Some of the trees are over 300 years old. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 €.

Eastern Crete Tours & Trips Suggestions for your destination suggestions from the travel experts Kreta.com. ON The WHEELS to explore the Island of Crete at your own pace, tours and trips for East Crete :

+ Visit the mountain village Archanes Crete´s largest wine producing region. We call this road to Archanes “the vintners´road”, as there are a variety of wine producers offering there wine and wine-testing in there winery. Archanes is one of the oldest charming mountain villages of Crete. To the west looms sacred mountain Juchtas surrounded by hills and numerous water springs.

+ Visit the archaelogical Museum of Heraklion, it is one of the most important Museums of Europe.

+ The archaeological site Knossos is the most important excavation of Crete. Sir Arthur John Evans the English archaeologist unearthing the palace of Knossos he discovered the oldest high culture of Europe the Minoan civilisation.

+ Visit one of the oldest Orthodox Churches Panagia Kera and one of the most picturesque mountain village of Crete Kritsa

+A day excursion to the picturesque coastal villages Elounda to visit the Village and the Fort - Island SpinalongaThe Spinalonga - Fort & Island Spinalonga is in the gulf of Elounda, it is one of the most famous places on the island! The rocky island is situated directly opposite the village of Plaka Plaka, the fortified islet is a classic excursion. The history of Spinalonga goes back to the antiquity when the islet contained an ancient acropolis and protected the ancient sunken city of Olous. The trips to the Island Spinalonga from Agios Nikolaos, Elounda or Plaka are organized tours. The archaeological sites are opened at least 9am to 5:45pm but it can be from 8am in Summer. In the wintertime from November to March it is closed, sometimes it may open on weekends if the weather is good.

+ One of the most renowned table lands of Crete is the Lassithi Plateau with its dam and its Monastery Kera Kardiotissis

+ “On Hippies Trail + Culture” first you visit the archaeological site and Gortys
and then you continue southwards to the excavations of Phaistos then in direction to the “Hippie-Village” Matala

+ visit the hidden beaches Red Beach and Komos Bay

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