The main beach is near the harbour, while a second beach stretches east from the bottom of Patriarhou Metaxaki. Both have coarse, grey...
Ierapetra Archaeological Museum
Ierapetra’s small, but worthwhile, archaeological collection is located in a former school of the Ottoman period. A highlight among a...
Inland from the fortress is the labyrinthine old quarter, where you will see a Turkish fountain , the restored mosque with its minaret,...
This is one of the oldest and most popular establishments in town. It’s at the southern end of the waterfront. A mixed fish plate is a...
Lonely Planet review
Ierapetra has an excellent tradition of rakadika , relaxed evening hang-outs where a carafe of raki or wine comes with half a dozen or more tasty tid-bits, making it a good value slow dining experience. Try the popular Ntoukiani