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Anogeia

Anogeia is located on north-west foot of Psiloritis, so is offered perfectly for a short tour into the heart of Crete and of its history.

Leaving from Heraklion, Anogeia is after 30km. The street offers a unique panoramic view especially for those who love photographing; who must not omit to make the essential stop on the way for take some beautiful photos.

The street from Rethimno to Anogeia is also enough pleasant. Anogeia is separated in 3 levels, to the lower level you will be given the occasion to see the house of Nikos Ksilouris (a Greek musician) with lot photographic material from the life and the work of the artist.
Little below you may visit the natural collection of Anogeia.
Have a walk under the dew of the planes-trees, and taste the local specialities like antikristo lamb, which constitutes a famous local speciality, and Raki as well as some traditional sweets.
Anogeia is famous in all Greece about the hospitality of local people. Southern from Anogeia is found also the Planetary of Crete and Ideon Cavern too.