Crete is a large island with a great diversity and many landscape alternations. Apart from its vast coastline with countless beaches, it also features high mountain ranges, plains, plateaus etc. With Hersonissos as your starting point, you can easily explore central and Eastern Crete. Visit Lasithi plateau with ‘Diktaio Andro’ (Zeus’s cave) where according to mythology Zeus was born or head east and visit the town of Aghios Nikolaos, Elounda and the island of Spinalonga. You can also explore the picturesque villages surrounding Hersonissos like Mochos, Koutouloufari, Piskopiano and Krasi.