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Cheap holidays to Istron

Istron is a picturesque seaside resort, ideal for summer holidays, and is situated approximately 10 km away from the cosmopolitan town of Aghios Nikolaos. Istron is consisted from the upper hillside village of Kalo Chorio and offers relaxing beach holidays away from the massive tourism. Heraklion Airport is approximately 73 km away.

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Istron holiday resort boasts a long coastline, which stretches for over 14km and offers three spectacular beaches; the Golden beach is the main one and the beaches of Church and Karavostasi are just a short walk from the resort. The beaches are fabulous and perfect for swimming and sunbathing all day long. A plethora of water based activities are on offer as well to enjoy during your cheap holidays to Istron.

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What you’ll find out during your Istron holidays is that the lower coastal part of this charming area is known as Istron and the upper hillside village is known as Kalo Chorio. The village is very beautiful with friendly and hospitable atmosphere. During holidays to Istron take a stroll to the upper village Kalo Chorio where you’ll find many shops selling local produce and souvenirs, a bakery, cosy cafes and local ‘’Kafenia’’ (Greek traditional cafes).

Cheap holidays to Istron also offer a great opportunity to see nearby places of interest and other coastal resorts. Daily excursions to Lasithi, to the ancient Minoan Palace of Knossos, to Aghios Nikolaos resort and to nearby beautiful traditional Cretan villages are the perfect way to see as many as possible from Crete. Heraklion, the cosmopolitan capital, is approximately 1hour from Istron and offers numerous shops, cafes, bars, taverns, galleries, museums and a busy harbour area. Istron holidays promise travellers many activities and a lot of sightseeing.



There are innumerable restaurants and seaside taverns around Istron and Kalo Chorio to have an authentic Cretan meal on your holidays there. Fresh caught fish, seafood dishes and other traditional delicacies like ‘’gamopilafo’’, ‘’dakos’’, Greek salad and dishes with local meats and cheeses are served to enjoy along with a glass of the traditional spirit which is called ‘’raki’’.


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