Welcome to Minoa Pediadas!
The Municipality of Minoa Pediados is the center of the mainland of Crete in the prefecture of Heraklion. It is located 25 km southeast of Knossos in Heraklion and on the south it lies by the Libyan Sea in the area of Tsoutsouros. It has three main settlements: Kastelli, Arkalohori and Thrapsano and numerous picturesque villages with special characteristics. It covers a geographical area of 394 km2 and its population is 20,000 inhabitants.
The unparalleled combination of landscape, natural wealth, rich history, important cultural heritage, production of local products and the warm hospitality of the inhabitants makes the Municipality of Minoa Pediados a unique treasure to be discovered!