It is perhaps the most frequently visited place in the region. The
existence of the grove, already known in the Classical period, was attributed
to the Phoenicians who landed here. According to the story, they threw away the
seeds of the dates they were eating. Due to repeated fires, the authorities have
lately fenced off the whole area and routes to the beach.
Fantastic canyon situated 5km away from Palekastro, with about 2,5-3 km length.
Its path is a special experience which gonna fill with enthusiasm the nature lovers
thanks to its impressive and wild beauty. After a walk of about 1.30 hour the
gorge winds up at a virgin and unspoiled beach, ideal for swimming, fishing and