From this area passes the european mountain path E4 that leads to the peak of Psiloritis mountain "Afenti Christos " (2.456m) the highest of Crete, from there the view is magnificent. If you dont wishes to go till the peak of the mountain, there are many differents paths that you can follow.
Visit the cave of Sfendoni rich in stalactites and stalagmites, that is located very close to Zoniana village.
In Anogia, every summer is organised a three days festival dedicated to the God of love "Agios Iakinthos " The Yakinthia Festival takes place at a small open theater on the mountain, and many artists from all over Greece are invited.. If you are there at this time of year, dont miss it.
Anogia is very famous because of the traditional music artists. Walk early in the evening in the village and you will listen many young musicians that play the lyra at a cafe or at their house yard.
On the mountain of Psiloritis is located also the Skinakas Observatory. Some days in the summer time the observatory is open to the public, and a guidance is organised by the people who work there. If you are so lucky and these days you are at the area, dont miss the visit and the guidance of the observatory.
From Anogia passes the old road that connect Heraklion with the city of Rethymno. Follow this road to visit the village of the area, like Zoniana, Livadia, Axos, Ancient Eleftherna, Melidoni Cave and admire the wild beauty of the mountains.
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