The beautiful village Exo Mouliana situated at an altitude of 380 meters, is 18 km. from the town of Sitia. This is a traditional village that in recent years has become well known because the entrance of Richtis gorge is located there. It is worth to visit the Byzantine church of Saint George with exquisite frescoes that have survived until today.
Distance from hotel: 15.7 km. - 24 minutes by car.
24 km Southeast of Sitia at an altitude of 600 meters lies the traditional village of Karidi (wallnut), which is part of the Natural Park of Sitia. In the village and the surrounding area you can admire the rich ecosystem which has retained an unchanged image over time. Karidi also hosts the Information Center of the Natural Park of Sitia which dedicated to Speleological research.
Distance from hotel: 16.5 km. - 36 minutes by car.
From Pervolakia village starts the Pervolakia gorge which leads to the beautiful beach below the Monastery of Kapsa. It is a traditional village with natural beauty, certainly worth visiting.
Distance from hotel: 28.3 km. - 39 minutes by car.
The village Ziros is situated at an altitude of 590 m. at the Northwest of the plateau of Armenochantradon (or Ziros). The anspeakble beauty of the village and the plateau will amaze you with the olive groves and the vineyards getting all your admiration. In the center of the village, whre there is a square today, there was formerly a lake. In the surrounding area there are some of the most beautiful small caves in Crete.
Distance from hotel: 27.8 km. - 40 minutes by car.