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"Travel in Kato Zakros, Crete" Kato Zakros Tip by Rik1978

Kato Zakros, Crete Island: 2 reviews and 0 photos

Kato Zakros: a wonderful place in eastern Crete, in the prefecture of Lassithi.
In the bay of Kato Zakros there is the ancient Minoan palace, the actual 4th palace of the Minoan civilization .
The beach is huge, with excellent water, and because of the archaeological site the tourism is extremely mild, and the place looks as if it has changed over the centuries.
Kato zakros bay is offered for quiet vacation, and there are traditional cretan taverns that you can enjoy the unique flavors of traditional Cretan cuisine.

Accessible is the gorge linking Zakros to Kato Zakros, known as the "Gorge of Dead", because there were ancient Minoan tombs.
Amazing is the Cave of Pelekita 5 km from Kato Zakros.
From Zakros, Kato Zakros you can visit and other amazing places in eastern Crete, as Xerokampos, Itanos, Palekastro, Palm groves at Vai, Moni Toplou.
All beaches in the area are wonderful , and the hospitality of the people is unique

Useful information to access Kato Zakros can be found here (by ship or plane and car):,english/
and exact location on the map here:, english/

Address: Greece,Eastern Crete,Lasithi,Zakros,Kato Zakros

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  • Written Feb 28, 2009
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