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31 kilometres far from Heraklion at the East, the traditional village of Piskopiano is almost united with the  village of Koutouloufari. This village of 500 permanent residents has an interesting architecture, as many of the old houses have an arch, a very common architectural feature in the village.

You will enjoy food and drink in the restaurants, taverns and traditional cafes of Piskopiano and of the nearby Koutouloufari. And, if you can’t miss swimming and sea sports, all the beaches of Chersonissos are waiting for you.

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Ano Hersonissos, in contrast to the touristy port of Hersonissos (Limenas), is a quiet traditional village perched on a hillside, with a lovely sea view. The village has beautiful stone houses, two picturesque churches and a village square with cafés, tavernas and shops, which is a meeting point for locals and visitors alike.

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The port of Hersonisos is located 3km away from the Village of Ano Hersonisos. Here you can find shops,restaurants,bars and the famous nightlife of Hersonisos. 

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Koutouloufari is a traditional Cretan village with cobbled lanes and stone-built houses displaying elements of Cretan folk architecture: arches, arched lintels, inner courtyards with vine arbours that provide shade (and grapes) in the summer, and more. From Koutouloufari it is a quick walk to Hersonissos along a hilly road through olive groves.

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