The forest area of Selakano

Northwest, on the mountains of Dikti is one of the most important pine ecosystems of the Mediterranean. The landscape captures the attention of the visitor with its wild beauty. Steep gorges, green hill-sides with oak and pine trees surround the leafy valley of Selakanos. The extended network of mountain roads gives the opportunity for unique adventures.

The Ha gorge

One of the most beautiful gorges of Europe, it is accessible only to those who have great mountaineering experience and special gear. Steep and difficult to reach, it has challenging vertical rocks and impressive colors.

The Sarakina gorge

Near to the village Mithi, this beautiful gorge combines hiking in nature with mountaineering. Short in length and easy to walk, it is crossed by the river Kriopotamos and is defined by its rich vegetation and the small lakes that are created near the rocks.

Havga gorge

A small gorge very close to Kalamafka village. It impresses with its rock formations that are attributed to rare geological characteristics and the small pine trees that grow sparsely among its rocks.

The mountain of Thripti

Northeast of Ierapetra, at an altitude of 850 meters is a mountain range of Thripti with its beautiful pine tree forest, cultivated vineyards and its breathtaking view of the Cretan and Libyan seas. You can find rare kinds of flora and fauna because the mountain is a virgin landscape.

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