A family-friendly neighborhood, Agia Pelagia is known for being relaxing and upscale, while offering convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood's charm comes through with its small-town vibe. Take in the natural beauty of the mountains, sea, and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. Book your hotel or holiday apartment now and use Agia Pelagia as your home base for exploring the sights in and around Malevizi.
Sightseeing around Agia Pelagia
Browse the collections at Museum of El Greco, Natural History Museum of Crete, or Historical Museum of Crete. You can buy tickets to live performances at Manos Hatzidakis Theatre. Venetian Walls, Panayia Akrotiriani, and Dermatas Gate are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Watercity Waterpark, Cretaquarium, and Dinosauria Park will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
One popular activity in the area is swimming, but there's plenty more to do. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Public Gardens of Iraklion, Geoponikos Kipos, or Sfendoni Cave. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Pankritio Stadium, Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium, and Freedom National Stadium.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Palace of Knossos. You can also stop by Hania Gate, Kapetan Mihalis Korakas, and Monastery of St. Peter and St. Paul.
Getting around Agia Pelagia
The closest major airport is Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 9.7 miles (15.6 km) from Agia Pelagia.