“Not all those who wander are lost.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

Enjoy a leisurely stroll or bicycle ride to the Fourni forest located within walking distance, or choose one of the many country roads to explore the nearby picturesque villages around Mount Giouchta.

The town of Archanes is only 2.8 km away, and there you can find multiple restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, and a pharmacy in addition to historic churches. There are also multiple museums and archeological sites right in Archanes.

There are numerous places to visit:

1. Nikos Kazantzakis Museum: 1.9 km

2. Palace of Knossos: 3 km

3. Knossos Archaeological Site: 4.2 km

4. Venetian Walls: 8.6 km

5. Heraklion Archaeological Museum: 9.2 km

6. Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance: 9.2 km

7. St. Mark’s Basilica: 9.2 km

8. Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery: 9.2km