A very traditional village set on the side of a hill in the lower region of the White Mountains. Wonderful views to north and east of the Vrissses valley below the village, and to the south of the White Mountains. The village has the ruins of a Venetian castle, and a quaint chapel built into a cliff face cave. The Mochlakis dairy makes lovely yoghurt and cheese, and the owner will guide you around. A mini market, a bakery, and a kafenio where the friendly locals gossip, all add to the village. A lovely rural location yet only 8 minutes by car to the amenities and National Highway in Vrisses, 12 minutes to the sandy beach at Georgioupolis, and 40 minutes to either Chania or Rethymnon.