Agia Roumeli Tourism

Agia Roumeli (Greek: Αγιά Ρουμέλη) is a small village in southwest Crete, Greece and is popular with tourists. Located a few kilometres above the town is the southern entrance to the Samaria Gorge. For most walkers, this is the exit, as the usual route through the gorge is to descend from the north. The gorge is a popular tourist destination in Crete, the longest gorge in Greece, and one of the longest in Europe, measuring 18 km. The village has several hotels and a few rooms for rent and also some tavernas. Agia Roumeli has a large beach and a ferry slipway where the ferry to and from Hora Sfakion via Loutro, arrives, mainly used by walkers who have completed the Samaria walk. The village is not accessible by road. According to one local (unconfirmed) source the origin of the name Agia Roumeli comes from the Arabic words 'Maya' meaning water and 'Roumi' meaning Greek, meaning 'Greek Water'. Agia or Hagia also means Saint or Holy in Greek.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Agia Roumeli in Greece. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Agia Roumeli like a local. Agia Roumeli is located at a short trip away from Chania a major city in Greece. Attractions in Chania include Old Venetian Harbor, Botanical Park Of Crete, Chania Archaeological Museum. A holiday in Agia Roumeli can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Agia Roumeli before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 10.42 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.77 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.62 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 9.62 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 34.62 (Low)
  • How safe is Agia Roumeli for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Agia Roumeli.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.32 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.05 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 6.94 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.47 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.11 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.37 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 81.58 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.58 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 21.05 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Agia Roumeli is 171.23 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.24 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 96.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 18.49 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.75 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 58.13 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.87 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 48.5 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Agia Roumeli

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.41 USD

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