LOCATION


The traditional village Souri is built in the western part of Crete, just 30 km from the famous city of Chania, on a wild location on the slope of a lush and wild hill. An important point of reference is the neoclassical church of St. John the Theologian since a stone's throw from the village here is the small village Litsarda where small local shops are available for shopping or for food.
 
The Souri Village is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy peaceful and relaxing holiday but also for lovers of excursions since it can be used as a base for exploring the surrounding area where there are three small traditional seaside villages with long sandy beaches; The village “Georgioupolis” which is 8km from the village Souri, the village "Kalives" 10 km distance and the village  "Almirida" 8 Km from Souri.
 
The "Georgioupolis" is a small tourist resort with several stores for shopping, dining or nightlife, satisfying the requirements of every visitor. Located at the mouth of the Almiros River gives the opportunity to every quest to admire the protected habitat that hosts several species of birds and animals. Special feature of the village is the long sandy beach (10 km) with dunes. A short distance from Georgioupolis lies the only natural lake of Crete, Kournas Lake.

The "Kalives" is a seaside village built at the entrance of Souda Bay. It took its name from the makeshift shelters (huts) built by Arab pirates, when they invaded in 828 AD and occupied the region Saracens near the village. The visitor, besides the beautiful beach, can admire the ancient town called as  “Hippocrates”, the ruins of Byzantine and the monuments and the monasteries that exist on the hill “Kastelli” of Kalives.
 
The "Almirida" is a coastal village ideal for a day trip as it is built at the point where the green hills of Apokoronas meet the Cretan Sea. Its long sandy beach decorated along with trees and the its small traditional port create a magical atmosphere that captivates every visitor of this small village.

 
 
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