Agia Galini of Crete, the destination that will capture your soul
On the south of Crete, a beautiful, picturesque and at the same time hospitable settlement stands high and overlooks the Libyan Sea, Agia Galini.
A quiet bay around amazing beaches and impressive gorges such as Kotsifos and the historic monastery of Preveli which is an important attraction for southern Crete due to its excellent architecture and magnificent view
Enjoy the local Cuisine
Of course, a visit is not complete, if one does not taste the famous local cuisine: Eggs with Staka, Cretan kalitsounia, lamb with aromatic wild radishes, Dakos, Fried snails, Xerotigana, mullet, Graviera (the local cheese), grilled goat or unbeatable seafood and fish - unique ingredients for delicious sea urchin salads or divine fish soups! Cretan delicacies are wonderfully accompanied by Marouvas the deep red wine of Crete, or an iced Tiskoudia (Cretan Raki).
Best time to visit Agia Galini
Agia Galini is an ideal summer destination for holidays and relaxation on its beautiful beaches. Thanks to the temperate climate the area continues to attract visitors beyond the typical summer tourist season so spring and autumn are the right choice if you want to explore the gorges and trails of the area.
How to use transportation in Agia Galini
Airport/port transfer options
Via Chania and Heraklion Airports. Visitor can use the KTEL Buses to Aghia Galini from Heraklion Terminal or Rethymnon.
Car or Motorbike rental is recommended in order to visit the area.