Category: Forests
Region: Lassithi Prefecture

Kritsa cypress wood

The cypress wood of Kritsa is located about 10km west of Kritsa village, very close to the asphalt road that heads to the plateau of Katharo. It is formed across a deep ravine, at the southern foot of Mount Tsiva.

Paschaligo forest (Neapoli)

Paschaligo is a small forest located 1.5 km southwest of Neapolis town. The existence of the forest is related to the history of the region, which was named after the Venetian feudal lord Fillipo Pasqualigo

Selakano forest

The forest Selakano is located 35km north of Ierapetra, in the southeastern part of the Dikti massif, surrounded by the four highest peaks (Lazaros 2085 m, Spathi 2148 m, Afendis Christos 2141 m, Psari Madara 2090 m).

Selena holm oak forest (Azilakodasos)

The holm oak forest (Azilakodasos) is located 11km west of Vrachasi and 9km south of Malia, in the foothills of Mount Selena. The small forest can be accessed either by walking the smooth path from Krassi village or by following the trail from Malia that

Thripti pine forest

Thripti pine wood is located at an altitude of 850m, near Pahia Ammos in Lasithi Prefecture. The scenic village of Thripti, the green landscapes and the unique pine forest in the mountains of Sitia, are some of the things that you will never forget when y

Vai Palm beach

Vai palm forest is located on the eastern coasts of Crete and is the most famous beach in Lasithi Prefecture. Next to the beach, you’ll the largest palm forest in Europe, which is strictly protected by international laws. This unique place brings to mind