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NATURAL LANDSCAPES

Discover the most important sights of the area and explore them!
Zaros Lake

Zaros Lake

The artificial lake of Zaros or Votomos located on the southern slopes of Psiloritis, just 1km north of Zaros. The area was a small wetland before 1987, which was shaped in the crater of...

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Rouva forest

Rouva forest

The holly grove of Rouvas is located 55km south of Heraklion and 16km north of Gergeri village, in one of the most rugged and secluded parts of Crete. This isolation is the main reason...

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Kamares Wood

Kamares Wood

Just below the famous Kamares cave, above the village Kamares we meet a sizable wood. Kamares wood covers the region on the south side of Mavri peak and reaches up to an altitude of...

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The gorge of Samaria

The gorge of Samaria

The gorge of Samaria is the second most visited tourist attraction on Crete (following the Minoan palace of Knossos) and by far the most popular walk. More than a quarter million...

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Sightseeing
Kokkinos Pirgos beach Kokkinos Pirgos beach BEACHES

Agia Triada Agia Triada ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

Kamares Wood Kamares Wood NATURAL LANDSCAPES