Top things to do in Palekastro

Mezedhes in Palekastro

To Finistrini

About 200m along the Vaï road, this neat little ouzerie-cum-mezedhopoleio dishes up tasty mezedhes that go down well with a shot or 10 of raki. It also sells myriad grilled dishes, souvlaki, chicken fillet, pasta an…
Greek in Palekastro


Attractively finished in colourful murals, this friendly taverna on the main street cooks only with olive oil and has some lovely dishes like chicken with lemon sauce, red mullet and tasty mezedhes with plenty of ve…
Museum in Palekastro

Folk Museum of Palekastro

Tucked away in a back street and signposted from the main road, the well-presented Folk Museum of Palekastro is housed in a traditional manor house with displays in the old stables and bakery.
Beach in Palekastro


Kouremenos, north of Palekastro, is a pebble beach with good shallow-water swimming and excellent windsurfing.
Beach in Palekastro

Hiona Beach

Hiona Beach, 2km east of Palekastro, is a quiet choice to the east, with some great fish tavernas.