Ierapetra ( Crete ) is the southernmost city of Europe.It is located on the south side of Lassithi 35 km from Agios Nikolaosand meets the Libyan Sea. The incomparable natural beauty, mild climate, vast beaches with crystal clear waters, the remarkable monuments and entertainment options offered to guests make Ierapetra the ideal holiday destination. Hallmark of the city is formed by the Kales Fortress, located on the south jetty of the old harbor and built in the early 13th century by the Venetians. The purpose of the construction of the fort was to protect the inhabitants from pirate raids. Despite the region's tourism, most beaches remain unorganized, which contributes to the maintenance of authentic beauty. The beach with thick sand is ideal for swimming and relaxation.