Cheap holidays to Gournes
Gournes is a small and tranquil fishing village, which is located on Crete’s northern coast and offers memorable beach holidays to families, friends or couples. Heraklion Airport is approximately 17km away from Gournes.
Enjoy your cheap holidays to Gournes and soak up the warm Greek sun, the Cretan hospitality and the delicious local cuisine. Book with yourholidays.com for maximum savings.
Gournes beach is a beautiful sandy one with clear blue waters. Gournes holidays are perfect for families with small children as the beach has shallow warm waters and plenty of umbrellas and sunbeds available for hire. A plethora of water based activities is on offer as well. Also the lovely beaches of the neighbouring Kokkini Hani holiday resort are a short walk away. Enjoy your Gournes holidays, sunbath and relax on the beach all day long.
Things to do
Gournes holidays promise visitors laid-back atmosphere, historic places to visit and picturesque locations. Walk around to enjoy stunning sea views and the lush countryside. History enthusiasts, when are on cheap holidays to Gournes, can visit the Skotino’s Cave, which is a 15 minutes’ walk away and was used as a sanctuary in the Minoan. A visit to the Minoan villa at Nirou in Kokkini Hani resort would also be a great opportunity to learn about the local history. Moreover a day trip to Heraklion city would be a great idea for those who want to do some shopping on holidays to Gournes as well as to visit interesting museums, the Minoan Palace of Knossos and to explore the busy harbour area. Also, in Heraklion there is a wide range of seaside cafes and traditional taverns, serving the authentic Cretan cuisine along with international menus and Cretan ‘’mezes’’.
Gournes is a traditional fishing village and hosts several beachfront restaurants and taverns that serve fresh caught fish and seafood, local dishes made by the freshest ingredients, dishes with local meats and cheeses as well as famous Cretan specialities such as ‘’cochlious’’ and ‘’Cretan dakos’’. Gournes village has few seaside beach bars to have a drink in the evening but has not lively nightlife to enjoy during your holidays there. For a change of scenery head to Heraklion city, which hosts thrilling nightlife to enjoy!
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