Log In/Register
elen
Skinias

Skinias

municipal-region-of-arkalohorimunicipal-region-of-arkalohori Agia Semni Amourgelles Ano (Upper) Kastelliana Ano Poulia Arhontiko Arkalohori Avli Badia Demati Drapeti Favriana Garipa Hantrou Houmeri Ini Kalo Horio Karavado Kassanoi Kato (Lower) Kastelliana Kato Poulia Lagouta Lefkohori Maheras Mikri Episkopi Milliarisi Monastiraki Mousouta Nipiditos Panagia Panorama Partira Patsideros Roussohoria Skinias Stironas Tourloti Tsoutsouras Vakiotes Vitsilia Zida Near Villages Agia Semni Amourgelles Ano (Upper) Kastelliana Ano Poulia Arhontiko Arkalohori Avli Badia Demati Drapeti Favriana Garipa Hantrou Houmeri Ini Kalo Horio Karavado Kassanoi Kato (Lower) Kastelliana Kato Poulia Lagouta Lefkohori Maheras Mikri Episkopi Milliarisi Monastiraki Mousouta Nipiditos Panagia Panorama Partira Patsideros Roussohoria Stironas Tourloti Tsoutsouras Vakiotes Vitsilia Voulgaro or Vourgaro Zida Skinias The quite large settlement of Skinias is located 51 kilometers from Heraklion, at an altitude of 210 meters. The place name is considered to derive from the name of a low shrub which is called “Shinos” or “Skinos” in Crete The existence of the plant is said to be traditionally associated with the tragic periods in the history of the place. So, under unfortunate circumstances and events, the plant Skinos withers, whereas it comes back to normal with their removal. This exact behaviour is depicted by the residents on the roof of the church of Agios Antonios (St. Anthony). Skinias is an ideal destination for nature lovers, as it offers excellent opportunities for hikes and excursions in nature. South of the settlement lies the Gorge of Anapodaris, one of the most popular gorges of the Perfecture, known for its rare natural beauty. The reservoir of the settlement, 1 km. north of it, is also very beautiful offering the chance for relaxing walks. Tourist...
Lagouta

Lagouta


Fatal error: Cannot redeclare custom_taxonomies_terms_links() (previously declared in /home/discoveb/public_html/wp-content/plugins/php-code-widget/execphp.php(28) : eval()'d code:8) in /home/discoveb/public_html/wp-content/plugins/php-code-widget/execphp.php(28) : eval()'d code on line 31