Ierissos is a Greek city with impressive baggage of history. It experienced several wars and plenty of events that changed the appearance of the city and the life of its residents. Ierissos is one of the largest settlements of the eastern coast, “a peninsula on the peninsula.”
The city annually welcomes thousands of tourists from all over thanks to its convenient location, the number of historic sites, and proximity to Mount Athos. You can get to Ierissos by a comfortable transfer, booked beforehand.
Holidays in Ierissos
The city of Ierissos is one of the major tourist destinations in Greece. Local people are mostly involved in the hospitality industry, fishing, viticulture, and farming. Ierissos is famous for its traditional taverns and restaurants. They serve seafood dishes, prepared upon the signature recipes.
The ancient city of Akanthos is one of the most exciting places you can find in the neighborhood of Ierissos. It is interesting, that there were no intentional excavations in this area. People have found most of the ancient artifacts after the earthquakes. After the second earthquake in 1932, local government decided to build the settlement in a new place, the one it currently exists in.
At present, Ierissos beaches attract thousands of travelers with warm golden-white sands. Most of them stay in Ierissos hotels to make the pilgrimage on Holy Mount Athos. There are only 18 kilometers from Ierissos to Mount Athos.
Things to do in Ierissos
The major sites of Ierissos are:
The ruins of the Byzantine church. These buildings were destroyed by the second earthquake.
The ruins of the Byzantine castle.
The place of excavations of the Ancient city of Akanthos.
Ierissos is recommended to visit in the summer. The beach season usually starts in July and lasts till September. The air temperature ranges from +25°C to +32°C. The water temperature in June is +23°C. During July and August, you can enjoy +26°C – +28°C. In September, it still reaches comfortable +24°C.
What to choose: Ierissos taxi or a transfer?
If you still hesitate while choosing between a taxi and a transfer, you should make a list of advantages and disadvantages per each.
Transportation by local taxi is a great choice only if you freely navigate in Greece and can choose the best route. One of the major disadvantages of this means of transport is its cost and low grade of comfort that is especially important when you travel with children or in a big group.
Regarding a transfer, one should mention the option of choosing the necessary vehicle in advance and its fixed price. A driver of Aktis.Taxi will always offer you a child seat if there is such a necessity. Moreover, he will help you with luggage, meet at the airport, guide you to the hotel, and help with the hotel check-in upon necessary.
Why travel with Aktis.Taxi?
While choosing a company that will take care of your transportation in Greece, you should pay attention to Aktis.Taxi. It is one of the few companies that is glad to provide its customers with:
excellent conditions of transportation;
transparency of booking;
a possibility to pick up the vehicle and the route;
an online booking system;
24/7 technical support;
A fixed cost of a trip and a lot of free amenities.
Do not waste your time on a search, waiting, and changes. Choose, book, and go into a marvelous adventure. Let Aktis.Taxi take care of the rest of the issues for you!