Agia Galini

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Agia Galini(Αγία Γαλήνη) is in Crete Island, Greece in Rethymno Prefecture.

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Agia Galini is a fishing village on the southeast coast of Rethymnon prefecture (55 km from Rethymnon and about 68 km from Heraklion), in the municipality of Agios Vasilios in Crete Island,Greece. Agia Galini has mild climate throughout the year with a diverse surrounding natural environment. Since 1980's Agia Galini has been one of the most famous touristic resorts on south Crete.

Get in[edit]

As Agia Galini is in Crete island you have to use a ship or airplane to come to crete, after that you can use car rental services or public transportation's to get to Agia Galini village.

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Placed conveniently in the middle of Crete is well suited to be the base for daily excursions. Near Agia Galini there are plenty of points of interest such archaeological sites (e.g Phaistos, Gortyna, Apodoulou), wonderful beaches (e.g Agios Georgios, Agios Pavlos, Preveli Palm beach, Triopetra), traditional villages (e.g Melambes, Apodoulou, Nithavri), religious sites (e.g Preveli Monastery, Odigitria Monastery), hiking starting points and many more.

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Swimming, cycling, hiking, golf are just a few of the activities that you can do while in Agia Galini.

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As Agia Galini is traditionally a fishing village fresh fish is always on the menu, high quality dishes and exquisite Cretan tastes are served at a large number of restaurants.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Also there are plenty of cafe and bars where you can enjoy cocktails, beer, spirits or traditional drinks like tsikoudia and local wine.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There are 3 main type of lodging you can find in Agia Galini - rooms, studios and apartments, there is also a camping site and various cottages in the surrounding area. Prices are low in comparison with the northern touristic places.


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