Archanes Village

Arhanes is a picturesque rural town in the prefecture of Heraklion with a history of 5000 years, built in an overgrown area 16 km southeast of the city of Heraklion, on the foot of mountain Giouchtas. Time has not affected the traditional architecture of  Arhanes;on the contrary, thanks to its exemplary reformation, the town received the European Award for Village Reformation.