Turn back in time and wander around the Arkadi Abbey

Take a drive to Arkadi Abbey, one of the most respectable monasteries in all of Crete. Learn about the monastery’s critical role during Cretan resistance against the Turks in 1866 and how locals sacrificed their lives instead of surrendering. Unravel Arkadi Abbey’s fascinating history and get ready to be impressed by its striking architecture

FIND OUT WHAT TO DO IN PLAKIAS CRETE FOR A TRUE CRETAN EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and the laid-back charm of Plakias, Beach Crete. Book your accommodation at Alianthos Garden Hotel and use it as an ideal base for daily excursions, extreme activities, and an ultimate taste of the Cretan grandeur.