surroundings

Video and more information about the surroundings of Villa Dio Petres

The Valley of Katharo

The hinterland of Kritsa and Kroustas has been declared Natura 2000 area. It's great hiking there, very quiet, and the vulture reigns over the forest. Especially the Valley of Katharo (meaning pure) is a great experience. Until April there is snow on the peaks. An asphalt road takes you there in 30 minutes. Our guests love to go there. We made a video to tell you more about the story of Katharo. Watch the video below!

A secret place...

Watch this video please. It's hard to find it on your own. But we like it very much to bring you there...

A secret place...

Watch this video please. It's hard to find it on your own. But we like it very much to bring you there...

Kroustas

Villa Dio Petres is close to the village Kroustas. Time has stood still there.There is a small supermarket, some tavernes and an excellent restaurant. Be part of another world. The villagers will reward you with a big welcoming smile!

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Kritsa

Kritsa is a lively town, full of shops, many churches and chapels, charming old streets and several kafeneions and restaurants. It is 4 kilometers away.

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Panagia Kera

Kritsa has a special and renowned cultural and historical attraction: the chapel Panagia Kera with beautiful frescoes inside. They are particularly special because they are examples of the 13th century Cretan School. It is a blend of the strict Byzantine orthodox style and the more emotional Latin style of the Venetians who ruled on Crete.

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