In the video entitled “Malia Crete – Where Tourism & Culture Become One,” the municipality highlights the cultural and traditional side of the destination and focuses on the amazing fiesta organized every year in June, in the beginning of the tourism season.
The fiesta is held every year in the traditional village of Malia as a welcome to visitors and aims to pass the message is that in Malia, tradition and tourism can be united – something very obvious on the video as visitors are seen enjoying themselves during an evening with local Cretan dishes and drinks in the company of local residents.
Malia is a renowned resort with great beaches and a lively party atmosphere, so lively that tourists refer to the destination as the “party capital of Crete.” It is among the most popular tourism destinations of Crete and one of the most popular in Europe. It is mainly visited by young tourists from the UK and Northern Europe.
About The Municipality of Hersonissos:
The Municipality of Hersonissos extends from the north coastline of central Crete to the imposing mountain chains of Lasithi. It is located a few kilometers away from the international airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” of Heraklion. Within its borders there are settlements with unique characteristics and colors.