Agia Roumeli photos

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Agia Roumeli pictures

  • Agia Roumeli
    Agia Roumeli is a small village with fairly new houses, as the inhabitants moved here from the old village a few decades ago.
  • Agia Roumeli house with flowers
    In Agia Roumeli you will see houses with small courtyards full of flowers.
  • Agia Roumeli beautiful house
    Another house in Agia Roumeli with a beautiful garden at the entrance.
  • Agia Roumeli window with flowers
    Blue shutters and red geraniums make this window a work of art.
  • Agia Roumeli beach
    The western pebble beach at Agia Roumeli. The beach is large and the umbrellas only take up a small part of it.
  • Agia Roumeli castle
    The hill with the Turkish fortress seen from below.
  • Agia Roumeli church of Panagia
    The path up to the fortress of Agia Roumeli starts at this old church with the mosaic courtyard. It is the church of Panagia (Virgin Mary), which was built on the ruins of the ancient temple of Apollon.
  • Agia Roumeli icon in the church
    A lovely old icon inside the little church.
  • Agia Roumeli icon of Christ
    A beautiful icon of Christ in the same small church in Agia Roumeli.
  • Agia Roumeli the castle
    Walking up to the fortress above Agia Roumeli.
  • Agia Roumeli the turkish castle
    The Turkish fortress in the light of the morning sun.
  • Agia Roumeli the castle
    The castle seen from a little higher up. The path leads on up to the second fortress above Agia Roumeli.
  • Agia Roumeli turkish castle
    Inside the Turkish fortress of Agia Roumeli.
  • Agia Roumeli battlements of the fortress
    The battlements of the fortress. Its position was ideal for spotting an approaching enemy in time and for defence.
  • Agia Roumeli turkish fortress
    Another photograph of the Turkish fortress.
  • Agia Roumeli sunrise
    Sunrise over the White Mountains.
  • Agia Roumeli the coast
    Agia Roumeli lies in the heart of the most mountainous area of Crete. Here you can see the coast east of Agia Roumeli, with the mountains dropping sheer into the deep-blue sea.
  • Agia Roumeli the beach
    The Agia Roumeli beach from high above
  • Agia Roumeli the mouth of Samaria gorge
    The view from the fortress gives us a different perspective of the area. Here we see the mouth of the Samaria Gorge and the old village of Agia Roumeli from above.
  • Agia Roumeli old village
    A closer picture of the old village of Agia Roumeli, with the mouth of the Samaria Gorge in the background.
  • Agia Roumeli the ferry
    The ferry approaches the jetty at Agia Roumeli, to bring visitors and take away those who have crossed the Samaria Gorge.
  • Agia Roumeli beach full of hikers
    The beach is full of tourists who have crossed the Samaria Gorge and are waiting for the boat that will take them to Hora Sfakion, Loutro, Sougia and Paliochora.
  • Agia Roumeli tourists on the beach
    Another picture of hikers waiting on the shore for the boat.
  • Agia Roumeli the ferry to Chora Sfakion
    The ferry has just left Agia Roumeli. It will be in Sfakia harbour (Hora Sfakion) in about an hour.
  • Agia Roumeli on the way to Sfakia
    The boat sails along the coast towards Loutro and Hora Sfakion. It’s a cloudy day and the horizon is shrouded in mist, but the sea has not lost the turquoise colour typical of the area.
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