About 6 km from the Rhodope village in the middle of the way to St. Paul found the famous monastery of St. John the Giona.
The famous and popular festival every year on August 29, with crowds around 4,000 to 8,000 thousand people, with overnight feast, food and plenty of wine in honor of the saint.
In front of the church and found the mythical tree, where the miraculous intervention after the leaves come out upside down, ie with the fluff up.
Strange natural phenomenon.
A picturesque cove with pebbles, located 3,5 km north of Kolymvari, there you will find Ellinospilio, an important monument of the Neolithic and Late Minoan period (found human and animal bones from the Stone Age, rare material).
A small tavern will offer food and water. Here let the underwater diving.
An interesting change in our lives verger.
Starting from the Rhodope village about 12 km bad dirt road, we reach the ruined abbey of St. Paul.
The magnificent scenery, the route difficult, but the magic of the landscape as reward enough.
From single to agiografimata and fingerprints of pirates and Venetians we see a wonderful bay, quiet, isolated, with crystal clear waters.
Ideal choice for an enjoyable and relaxing bath.
Gorge Deliana starts from the Deliana village and ends at Mesaflia Paleochora.
Has a length of about 3 km and is easily accessible even for children, and the journey takes ale – ret our, (1+1) hour.
Best time to visit Spring, where the vegetation at the peak and the water in the river flows.
Feature of the gorge is the dense vegetation with trees and chestnut trees.
Taverns await with Cretan traditional food in the village and Deliana Panethymos.
ANCIENT VOUVON OLIVE TREE
The oldest olive tree in the world, aged about 3,000 years, is located on mute, it is a clear proof of the relationship of local residents with olives from centuries ago.
Rare attraction, with visitors from all over the world, numbering around 20,000 per year.
Next to the olive, a carefully museum gives information from the collection of olives and to prepare the most valuable product of Crete, pure olive oil.
From the branches of this tree olive crowned the Olympic Athens 2004.
I think that you should not miss to visit.