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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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ON LINE Booking System for seats and tickets in real time.

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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Α multileg reservation allows you
to combine 2 to 4 domestic routes
(routes within Greece) in one reservation,
even if the selected departures are
operated by different ferry companies.

Travel Guide Lasithi Crete Island Greece

LASITHI > MUSEUMS

Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum

Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum Lassithi Crete Greek Islands Greece

The Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum was founded in 1970 and is the second largest on Crete. The museum exhibits emanate from the eastern Crete region and are housed in 8 rooms and date from the Neolithic period to the Hellenic Roman times.

The most important exhibits came from the necropolis of Agia Fotia, near Sitia. Notable exhibits are: a pottery coffin of a child found intact at the Kryon cemetery, a skull with a gold olive leaf crown stuck to it.

Other exhibits include: a limestone idol found in the Pelekiton Cave near Zakros, known as the Goddess of Myrto, examples of gold jewellery of the Minoan period, Roman coins etc.

Sitia Archaeological Museum

Sitia Archaeological Museum Lassithi Crete Greek Islands Greece

The Sitia Archaeological Museum was founded in 1984, 100 years after the first excavations undertaken in the area. The museum exhibits are presented in 4 rooms covering about 4,000 years from the Neolithic to the late Roman times. Many of its exhibits emanate from Kato Zakros and Paleokastro with fine examples of Minoan art and techniques.

Ierapetra Archaeological Museum

The Ierapetra Archaeological Museum was founded at the end of the 20th century during the Turkish occupation, but it was obliged to move many times. Today it is accommodated in the conserved building of the Ottoman Commercial School.

Its collections include: post Minoan art, sarcophagi, oil lamps and vessel of 1400 - 1200 BC - Geometric art, figurines and vessels of 9th/ 8th century BC - Ancient Hellenic art consisting of idols and tablets of 7th/6th century BC - Hellenic Classical art of the 5th/1st century BC - Hellenic/Roman art of the 1st century BC to 4th century AD with sculptures, statues, Hellenic/Roman coins etc.

Neapolis Folklore Museum

Neapolis Folklore Museum Lassithi Crete Greek Islands Greece

The Neapolis Folklore Museum is owned by the Cultural and Folk Art Company of Upper Mirambello and is located on the main square of the town. It is housed in a Baouhaouz building, which was an orphanage. The exhibits reflect the cultural and historical development of the area.

Agios Nikolaos Folklore Museum

The Agios Nikolaos Folklore Museum was founded in 1978 by the Cultural Company of Eastern Crete. The initial collection was a donation from the Tourist Club of Agios Nikolaos, which has been added to over the years.

There are hundreds of examples of Cretan folk art and crafts: a bakery, Cretan costumes and dress, wooden utensils, household items, handicraft equipment and tools, Byzantium icons, hand written books and old documents.

There are two further collections: the weapons of General Ioannis Alezaki and a collection of Cretan cloths and embroideries donated by Mrs Chrissoula Xanthoudidou-Koundourou.

Sitia Folklore Museum

The Sitia Folklore Museum was founded in 1975 by Vincentzos Kornaros of the Sitia Promotional Association. The exhibits have been donated by residents of the area. The items are made with natural fibres such as: silk, cotton, wool etc and are dated from the mid 19th to 20th centuries. The exhibits are separated into sections: agricultural tools and utensils, household utensils, pictures, office equipment, costumes and dress, weavings, curtains etc and a coin collection.