This settlement is worth visiting because of its archaeological significance, since it contains a significant archaeological site. Eleutherna also boasts a new archaeological museum for the county, which is about 200 meters from the tavern.
Eleutherna was one of a hundred cities in Crete that went by the name Satra, with variants like Satyr, before being renamed Apollonia. The goddess Demeter’s epithet was the last name (Free-Eleftherina-Eleuthous),
Located east of Arkadi, near to the Psiloriti foothills, but also close to the seashore and Rethymnon. It provides guests with a lovely hike along the E4 hiking paths, as well as a tour of the ancient sites-museum.
The city’s culture emerges gradually but steadily, with the latter discovering the goddess bee, whose excavation ranks 10th in the world, and prominent lecturers like as Nikos Stampolidis, Athanasios Kalpaksis, and Petros Themelis providing remarkable Eleutherna experiences.
Visit the Historical Monastery of Arkadi, which is only 6 kilometers from Eleutherna and is located in the village’s vicinity. In Daisies, 9 kilometers to the west, you may observe pottery being made. You may also explore Melidoniou’s cave, as well as the region’s churches and monasteries.
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