The shelter is 3 hours and 45 minutes from Fourfoura, where the road leads to the village Kouroutes and to the shelter. Toubotos is situated in the western slopes of the Psiloritis mountains with a view of the White Mountains and the Libian Sea. To stay there, you must get in touch with the Hiking club of Rethymno. (Details & photo in the following URL)
During winter the snow in this area is abundant and a downhill ski
centre operates at the base of the summit of Psiloritis. After you reach the plateau
of Nida and the road starts to wind down there is a right turn that leads to the
This text is cited Dec 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.