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Far from the noise and bustle of popular tourist resorts, you will find the friendly village of Mirtos with typical Cretian hospitality. The local people of Mirtos have welcomed tourists from throughout Europe for over 30 years.

Tertsa is a small village in southeast Crete. This picturesque village has a wide sand and pebble beach with small bays. Tertsa’s climate allows for open air cultivation of bananas and tomatoes

The Sarakina Gorge is only 1.5 km long but is certainly one of the most adventurous activities you can do on Crete. The river Kriopotamos runs through the canyon all year round which makes for a great mix of walking, river wading and simple rock climbing.

From Mithi, drive in the direction of Viannos. Take the second exit to Kato Symi going up to the right. You pass some tavernas (which serve lovely food) and continue up towards the plateau. The beginning of the trip is on a sealed road, but if you want to go all the way to the top of the plateau, a 4x4 is highly recommended.