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Crete 2k17 has been booked.

any suggestions of sites along our route are very greatly appreciated, especially Olive Oil Farms, and good local restaurants.

day 1 flying into Crete from Athens at 8 pm and then driving to Agios Nicholas for the evening.

day 2 bright and early we head to Lato, Gournia, Toplou, Itanos, Roussalakos and back to Sitia for the evening.

day 3 a drive around the east and along the south coast, Xerokampus, Ierapetra, Myrtos, then all the way to Preveli Monastery and beach, FrangoKastello, and Chora Sfakion for the evening

day 4 drive up to Aradena Bridge, then down and back up towards Chania along the Imbros Gorge. Probably go on to Katholiko Monastery and then Chania for the rest of the day.

day 5 Chania all morning and then west to Balos Lagoon if the road is open, otherwise just hang out in Chania all day.

day 6 head back east stopping at Georgioupoli, Armeni, and Lappa before ending up in Rethymon

day 7 bright an early, stop at Eleftherna before heading up the mountains to ideon Andron, then back down the mountain stopping at Tylissos and Arhanes before ending up in Heraklion for the evening

day 8-12 we'll take a boat to Paros

day 12-14 then a boat to Sifnos

day 14-17 then a boat to Milos

day 17-19 fly to Athens and then home.

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1. Re: Crete 2k17 has been booked.

Your usual relaxed pace then Brent :-) Have a great time, looking forward to the trip reports!

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Day 4 the homemade War Museum in Askifou https://flic.kr/s/aHskEKYcwd and https://www.flickr.com/gp/goanjock/4i1MEp

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Day 2 Moni Faneromeni just a couple of KM's before Gournia https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Rev… and https://flic.kr/s/aHskS8TmRW

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Day 6 Allied Cemetery Souda Bay and Ancient Aptera

Souda https://flic.kr/s/aHskgdHZYJ

Aptera https://flic.kr/s/aHskELxhs8

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Day 7 the lovely pottery village of Margarites is just 2 or 3 Km's from Eleftherna

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Day 6 from Lappa take the short drive to Asi Gonia (stunning drive) which is the birthplace of The Cretan Runner George Psychoundakis https:/…0140273220

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7. Re: Crete 2k17 has been booked.

Hi Brent

Good too see your itinerary, as 2b says..at your usual pace :-)

I know you have stayed in Agios before so you may have already eaten here, but if not its probably the best meze taverna in Agios...it was located up opposite the Archeological museum, now located down by the port

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Rev…

Yes looking forward to hearing all about your adventures - have an amazing time :-)

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Day 5 if you don't go to Balos........take a drive through the Theriso Gorge then the village of Theriso before heading for Drakona and lunch at the fantastic Dounias Taverna https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Rev…

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9. Re: Crete 2k17 has been booked.

Also on day 6 after Georgioupoli head for Lake Kournas, then up the hill to the village of Kournas before following the back (old national road) roads to Lappa.

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Day 7 also have a look at the Sfentoni/Sfendoni Cave https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Rev…