is a wonderful village, with breathtaking view, just 18 km away from the city, the port and the airport of Heraklion and only 10km from Amnissos beach. There are some shops in the village (two mini markets, three coffee shops, a bakery and some butcher's) . In no more than a km away , in Episkopi village, you an also find supermarkets, oil station,coffee shops and traditional cafes,chemist's and a medical center.
All the famous archaeological sights of Heraklion prefecture are very easily accessible from Sgourokefali : you can visit Helithia's cave, Knossos, Amnissos,Archanes and Vathipetro. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion,the Archaeological Museum of Archanes, Nikos Kazantzakis' Museum in Myrtia etc. or some well known monasteries such as Agarathos' monastery,Virgin Mary's (Panagia) Monastery, St John's Monastery etc.
Just 1,300 m. from the village the visitor has the chance to walk in Karteros' canyon, a place of unique natural beauty, named after Karteros' river, which flows along the canyon (22 km in length). The canyon is perfect for long walks and routes in the amazing nature. It is safe, easily accessible and there are signs all around. While walking through the canyon the visitor will have the opportunity to admire ancient Eltina, the minoan cemetary of Astraki and the ancient settlement of Myrtia, places of great historical and archaeological importance.

Distance from Landmark km
Mini Market0.07
Distance from another place km
Down town20
Agia Galini85
Agios Nikolaos71

Agrielia Villa provides you free (5) bikes and (2) children's seats

all year open

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Mob. (30) 6946 521824
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