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Ships and Ferries to Lasithi Crete Greek Islands Greece

Travel information for Ferries.
Ships and Ferries to Lasithi - Crete Island.

Lasithi and the Crete island in general are connected
to the port of Piraeus. There are evening departures
to the ports of Lasithi (Souda), Rethymno, Heraklion
and Agios Nikolaos every day, all year long.

In addition, there are ferry connections from Crete
ferry to the Cycladic islands of Ios, Santorini, Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Amorgos, Milos and also to the islands of Kythira, Karpathos, Rhodes, Kos, and basically all Dodecanese and East Aegean Islands via a third island.

Your trip to Crete can be with a conventional ferry boat or Highspeed depending on the day, the time and the ferry company you wish to travel with.

Your trip to Crete, Chania will last approximately 7-8 hours and to Heraklion 8-9 hours, travelling during the night, whereas the same daily trip lasts 5 and 6 hours respectively. If you decide to visit Rhodes first, you
can reach Heraklion through Sitia's port (Karpathos,
St Nikolaos) and your trip will last approximately 12
hours. From the island of Santorini the trip to Heraklion with a high speed ferry will last no more than 2.30 hours

Ferries from Piraeus to Crete run all year round on a
daily basis. However, during the summer, Easter and holidays in general there is an additional daily route
for you to choose, according to the increased demand.

1. Piraeus - Crete Agios Nikolaos
Sitia
2. Piraeus - Crete Chania
3. Piraeus - Crete Heraklion
4. Piraeus - Rethymno
5. Piraeus - Paros - Naxos - Santorini
Crete Heraklion
6. Piraeus - Milos - Crete Rethymno
7. Gythion - Kythira - Crete Kissamos
8. Mykonos - Santorini - Crete Heraklion
9. Rhodes - Karpathos - Crete Sitia
Agios Nikolaos

Attention !
The above mentioned information is subject to alteration. To be sure about correct schedules, departure and arrival times of conventional and highspeed ferries check the ONLINE Booking System.

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Ships and Ferries to Lasithi in the Crete Island
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Starting your reservation through the online booking system you can select to have your tickets
sent to you or to collect them from the port office on the day of departure about 2 hours
before departure simply by giving your reservation code and showing your ID card.

We wish you a pleasant trip!

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even if the selected departures are
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Travel Guide Lasithi Crete Island Greece

LASITHI > CHURCHES & MONASTERIES

The Kera Madonna

The Kera Madonna Lassithi Crete Greek Island Greece

The Church of the Kera Madonna is 10 km from Agios Nikolaos. A three arched church with a central dome and dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The church was built in stages the first stage being the central area with dome; later stages added the chapels of Agia Anna and Agios Antonios.

The architecture and interior decoration characterise it as one of the most remarkable on Crete. The interior murals date from the 14th and 15th centuries and are exceptional.

Toplou Monastery

Toplou Monastery Lassithi Crete Greek Island Greece

The 15th century Abbey of Toplou was destroyed by an earthquake in 1612, but it was rebuilt with Venetian economic aid. It was destroyed and abandoned after the Ottoman invasion of Crete. In 1704 it was declared sacred. During the Ottoman occupation the Abbey functioned as a school. A school of mutual teaching was founded in 1870.

The abbey is a sacred fortress of 800 m² and has three storeys divided into the abbot’s residence, cells, guest rooms, kitchens and warehouses. The church has two aisles, the northern aisle dedicated to the Virgin Mary and the southern is dedicated to St John the Theologian. The abbey bell tower is adorned with relief crowns and crosses with inscriptions dated 1558.

The Vigliotissa Madonna

The Vigliotissa Madonna Lassithi Crete Greek Island Greece

The church of the Vigliotissa Madonna was built during the 14th century and is about 2 km from Neapoli. The interior has murals of the period.

Kapsa Monastery

Kapsa Monastery Lassithi Crete Greek Island Greece

The Kapsa Monastery is located on the rocky slopes between Makri Gialos and Goudoura. Its church is partly built inside a cave. It is believed that the monastery was founded in the 15th century and is dedicated to Agios Ioannis the Precursor.

In 1471, it was destroyed by pirates and was abandoned. Later it was refurbished by Joseph, a monk, and he added an extension to the church dedicating it to the Holy Trinity.

The Faneromenis Madonna Monastery

The Faneromenis Madonna Monastery Lassithi Crete Greek Island Greece

The Faneromenis Madonna Monastery is located about 8 km from Sitia beside the entrance to All Saints Gorge. The monastery was founded about 14th century and so named as an icon of the Virgin Mary was found in a cave close by. The murals date to 1455 and are blackened by the fire smoke of the Turks. Signs show that it was renovated in 1624.