Plateaus of Crete - Heraklio

The plateau of Omalos Viannou is the most important in this Prefecture – and is one of the most singular landscapes here, if not on the whole island.


The peaks of Afendi Christou (2025 m) and Psaris Madaras and Koupas cluster around a number of enclosed basin-like plains of various sizes, of which the largest is Omalos. This, at a height of 1350 m, has a length of 4.5 km and a width of only 600 m at best...

  • region South East Dikte, Viannos, Heraklio
  • altitude 1350 m
  • relevant routes


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