Georgioupolis

Georgioupolis is a picturesque fishing village situated on Almyros Bay on the northwestern coast of Crete. The village is built on the delta of the Almyros River and was called Almyroupolis and, eventually, named after King George when Crete was united with Greece.

It was first settled in the late 19th century by Miltiades Papadogiannakis who, with the efforts of the first settlers, dried the swamps and planted eucalyptus trees. It is a small, tranquil community of farmers and fisherman that has grown to welcome visitors with more facilities, yet maintains its traditional character. Now Georgioupolis resembles to a small resort with lots of shops, bars and taverns. The fish taverns of the village are offering fresh fish caught at the crystal clear waters of the area. Places of interest include the nice quay at the small port of the village with the fishermen's boats, the eucalyptus alley and the small church of Saint Nicolaous built on a rocky spit inside the water.

The hotel operates a mini train offering daily an excursion to Georgioupolis.

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Georgioupolis
Georgioupolis
Georgioupolis
Georgioupolis