Agia Galini of Crete, the destination that will capture your soul
Welcome to Agia Galini, a captivating travel destination nestled on the southern coast of Crete, Greece. This picturesque and hospitable settlement offers an unforgettable experience, with its breathtaking views of the Libyan Sea. Agia Galini boasts a tranquil bay surrounded by stunning beaches that beckon visitors to unwind and bask in the sun. Adventure seekers will be thrilled to explore impressive gorges like Kotsifos, adding an element of excitement to their journey. History enthusiasts will find solace in the presence of the iconic Preveli monastery, an architectural masterpiece with a magnificent panorama that captivates the soul.
Whether you seek relaxation on sandy shores, thrilling treks through nature's wonders, or a glimpse into ancient heritage, Agia Galini has it all. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this charming destination, where warmth and hospitality await to create lasting memories. Come and discover Agia Galini, where the embrace of nature and history welcome you with open arms. Plan your visit today and experience the magic of southern Crete's hidden gem.
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.