Walking in the South of Crete

Mirtos, a unique place for holidays

.Mirtos is a small and pleasant holiday resort on the south coast of Crete. Far enough from the large centers of tourism. The inhabitants of the village welcome guests who prefer a quiet atmosphere for their holidays.

The village has a small center with two Minimarkets, a selection of taverns and restaurants, several Kafeneions (Cafes) and some shops, each one with an individual style, further a promenade along the sea and the beach. It is a small, lively and typical Cretan village.

This part of Crete is sheltered against strong north wind by the Dikti mountain range and has a dry subtropical climate.

It is possible to start walking directly from Mirtos through olive groves and gardens full of orange trees and further in the hills above the village having great views. Even the higher regions with beautiful mountain walks are in a relatively short distance.
Mirtos is a place for people who want to have a quiet holiday, as well as for those who want to be active.

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Mirtos has its own official website, funded by the community. You can find lots of information about accomodation, food, drinks, activities and events on it.