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  • Ammoudara
    Following the National Road, along the coastline, you will find Ammoudara, which is about 16 kilometers from our hotel. Road signage is sufficient to drive you to the bustling main road of Amoudara, which is crowded in the summer.
  • Church of the Annunciation (Rodia)
    In the village of Rodia, just twenty minutes from our hotel, next to the famous Palace of the Modines, there is the holy temple of the Annunciation (Evangelismos of Theotokos), one of the most important Byzantine monuments of the Municipality.
  • Art Gallery Klinakis Marathos
    If you gonna visit the village of Fodele with the green landscape, do not neglect to visit the Art Gallery of John Klinakis, located in the village of Marathos, just eight kilometers from Fodele.
  • Monastery of Agios Panteleimonas
    The Monastery of Agios Panteleimonas stands on a verdant slope, south of Fodele village, at an altitude of 170 meters from the sea. The inscription "NARROW THE GATE AND BEREAVED THE ROAD WHICH LEADS TO LIFE" welcomes visitors since 1677.
  • Agios Vasilios (Fodele)
    If you are visiting the sandy beach of Fodele, located to the north of the village and along the National Road, do not miss to visit the church of Agios Vasilios.
  • Domιnikos Theotokopoulos Museum
    Domιnikos Theotokopoulos, the well-known Greek painter with the Spanish name El Greco (= painter), was a Cretan painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.
  • Agia Marina
    If you are in our hotel in the middle of the summer, then do not forget to visit the feast of Agia Marina. July 17th is the feast day of the Holy, where a multitude of people flock to the holy temple to worship its miraculous icon.
  • Voulismeno Aloni
    Voulismeno Aloni is one of the weirdest geological phenomena in Greece. It is an impressive work of nature that has become a popular destination for sports climbing. It is located about 20 km from Hotel Belvedere and is a place with many routes and various levels of difficulty, for both beginners and advanced climbers.
  • Palaiokastro Fortress
    The historic fortress of Paleokastro played an important role in the protection of the Fraskia bay and the entire bay of Heraklion during the last years of Venetian Domination in Crete.