Saint John’s church and cave near Kissimos
This little church with two bell towers is located on the side of the road and is also renowned for its cave next door where you’ll find wooden icons of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and other saints. Afterwards, follow the path branching away from the site to discover the nearby beautiful pebble beach.
The Monastery of Gonia
The Monastery of Gonia was founded in the 9th century and was originally dedicated to Saint George. Located high on a hilltop looking out over the Cretan Sea, this monastery was built upon the ruins of an ancient temple. It has suffered many disasters over the years and has been rebuilt many times.