At an altitude of 244 meters and a distance of about 10 km the road Iraklion - Viannos (detour from the new highway after BI. IP. Heraklion) is the Skalani Kallikratous belonging to the Municipality of Heraklion.
Knossano Gorge grows to a length of up to 6 km. and is essentially the natural continuation of the sacred mount Giouktas. It is one of the three gorges of the Eco-Archaeological Park of Giouchtas. Stretching south of Archanes (Agios Mamas), runs through the village of Archanes in place Kato Mylos, where begins the piece is known as the Sylamiano Gorge. This piece is gorgeous with smooth koyfwtoys rocks and huge trees, and is very easily accessible by car, as the road passes through it.
Famous and dear – perhaps most dear – our Cretan drink. Produced from the distillation of Marc (strafyla) in special craft workshops (rakokazana). It has a strong smell, pleasant taste and high alcohol, consumed at every opportunity.