Athens, the capital of Greece, is located roughly 230 miles (370 kilometers) northwest of Lasithi, while Heraklion is 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest.
Crete Island is a firm fixture on the tourist trail, which means getting around is easy. Be sure give yourself some time to discover the incredible range of attractions this region has to offer. Kastamonitsa, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Mochos, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Lasithi are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Lasithi, visit the nearest regional city. Agios Nikolaos is around 8 miles (13 kilometers) away and features sights like Gournia Archaeological Site, Spinalonga Castle and Agios Nikolaos Archaeological Museum. Lake Voulismeni and Lato are just a few of the many other interesting attractions in Agios Nikolaos.
Stimulate your mind by visiting Crete Island's history museums and mansions. Experience a little local culture under the bright blue sky at the region's fascinating open-air museums.
When the sun is shining, follow the locals and head to the region's cooling waterways for a morning of canoeing or scuba diving. Availing yourself of local expertise is the perfect way for visitors to get familiar with a new place. So why not take advantage of one of the informative culinary tours, guided nature walks and city walking tours.
As your time here draws to an end, spend what's left of your euros on that last souvenir and bid a fond Yiá sou (farewell) to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the landscapes you've seen.