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Kapetaniana… to toast the Cretan mountain life

South Crete has many beautiful mountainous villages and seaside settlements that keep its character untouched. Kapataniana and many other mountainous villages of south Heraklion managed to escape mass tourism and keep their authentic character. Perched on the southern slopes of the Asterousia Range, at an altitude of 750m, the two neighborhoods of Ano and Kato Kapetaniana stare at the horizon of the Libyan Sea and live in the shadow of the imposing pick of Kofinas Mountain, a place known since the Minoan years. The location gives a nice view of rural life on Crete, combining in harmonious ways the wilderness of the mountain and the serenity of the sea.

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