Activities & Sights close to Chrissi Amoudia Hotel

  • Knossos Archaeological site: explore the ruins of the Palace of Minoan Crete, which existed since the 7th millennium B.C., until the Roman period.
  • Malia Archaeological site: Visit the seaside resort of Malian and the third-largest Minoan Palace in Crete, built in a wonderful setting near the sea.
  • Archaelogical Museum of Heraklion: It is located in the town centre. You can see the
    representative artefacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and history and the unique collection of Minoan art.
  • Historical Museum of Heraklion: The museum is housed in a two-storey neoclassical building and presents a comprehensive view of Cretan history from early Christian times to the present day.
  • Natural History Museum of Crete: visit the museum and learn about the natural environment of the eastern Mediterranean, Greece and Crete. The Museum offers special educational programs for children.
  • Archaeological Site of Festos: visit the Minoan site of Phaestos which is 63km from Iraklio and it is second-most important palace of the Minoan Crete.
  • CretaAquarium: explore the Mediterranean sea world. See the various shapes and colors of hundreds of fish and organisms and learn about their behaviour.
  • Lycnostatis: visit the open-air museum of Lychnostatis and learn about the Cretan folk cultural heritage. 
  • Heraklion: Visit the city of Heraklion with the Venetian fortress of Koule, the various museums, the open air market, the lively city centre with shops, restaurants and cafes.
  • Hersonissos: visit the famous seaside resort of Hersonissos and enjoy the summer nightlife of Crete. The traditional villages of Koutouloufari and Piskopiano give the visitors the opportunity to have a walk, relax and taste the traditional Cretan cuisine in the traditional taverns og the region.
  • Agios Nikolaos: is an attractive former fishing village set around a small, picturesque lake connected to the sea.
  • Elounda: take the drive from Agios Nikolaos to Elounda and enjoy beautiful mountain and sea views along the road and the unique coves. It is the center of the luxury resorts of Crete.
  • Spinalonga: The islet of Spinalonga at the entry of Elounda gulf was fortified by Venetians.
  • Dikteon Cave: it is the cave where the king of the Olympian Gods Zeus was born according to the Greek mythology. It is an important historical cave with impressive stalagmites and stalactite.
  • Lasithi Plateau: is a vast expanse of olive trees, pear and apple orchards, almond trees and fields of crops, surrounded by 20 traditional villages. 
  • Archanes Traditional Village: visit the beautiful traditional village of Archanes and enjoy the Cretan natural environment and hospitality and the delicious Cretan cuisine. You can also visit local wineries and the archaeological sites of the Minoan Palace of Archanes and the Necropolis on Fourni’s hill.
  • The Crete Golf Glub: The Crete Golf Club is the only 18-hole golf course on the island of Crete and one of the most impressive courses of the Mediterranean, which holds a unique challenge and a pleasant experience for both golf players and visitors all year round. Our hotel is a Partner Hotel and our clients are entitled to a discount on their Green fees by demonstrating their confirmation of stay upon their arrival at the reception of the Golf Course.
  • Waterparks: Have fun by visiting the two waterparks of the region with the aqua slaloms, water falls and slow or fast chotes. Aqua Plus is 7km from Hersonissos and Water City Anopolis is 15 minutes drive from Hersonissos.