Point of Interest
Lissos Archaelogical Site
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Ancient Lissos was the seaport of Elyros and was built in a small valley between Sougia and Paleochora. It flourished from the Hellenistic period up to the 9th century, when it was destroyed by the Saracens. It was famous for the Asclepion, where patients from all over the island arrived to be…
The ancient ruins of Lissos and the nearby secluded beach. Hike towards the site, pass the plateau and pause for some minutes to enjoy the view. Then visit the archaeological site and spend some hours on the nearby beach!
May 29, 2016
Lissos is an ancient city whose ruins are preserved between Paleochora (west) and Sougia (east), on the south coast of Chania Prefecture. Lissos was a harbour of the Dorian city of Elyros, near the modern-day village of Rodovani. Both Elyros and its two harbours, Sougia and Lissos, flourished in…