Discover the sunny Ierapetra, at the southern tip of Europe
Wander in Ierapetra
You are in Ierapetra and gazing at the Libyan Sea, opposite you the Black Epirus and you are besieged by sea and sun and live in absolute paradise. Indulge in the beauty of this place, with its endless sandy beaches and turquoise waters, award-winning for most blue flags in Europe,
wander through the beautiful city and climb the famous fortress of Calais to see the sunset. The Sacred Stone as many call Ierapetra, like a modern Siren will seduce you and capture your senses in this place, with its mysterious power and rare beauty.
Enjoy the Cretan Cuisine
Cretan cuisine is famous on the world map for the flavors, oil and pure products produced by this blessed place. Do not forget to try: eggs with staka, Cretan kalitsounia, lamb with aromatic wild radishes, dakos, snails, barley, apaki, fresh butter staka for the wedding pilaf and roast goat.
Best time to visit Ierapetra
A place like Ierapetra remains beautiful all year round, however it depends on whether you are looking for a quiet holiday so it is better to avoid the crowds of July and August and prefer May, June and September when the temperature remains high.
How to use transportation in Ierapetra
Port transfer options
If you want to travel to Ierapetra from Athens by ferry, you must first travel from the port of Piraeus by ferry to Sitia or Heraklion and from there if you do not have your own means of transport by bus or taxi. By air you can be served by flight from Athens or Thessaloniki to Heraklion which is the nearest airport and from there by bus or taxi.
Car Rental is suggested.