Gorge of Roza
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The gorge of Roza has three particular characteristics. The first is its geological formations that visitors can admire. The second is the impressive number of griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) that live there. And the third is the unique panorama that we will have the chance to admire at the end of the gorge.
We will also visit the monastery of Kera Kardiotisa, whose pilgrimage takes place each year on 8 September. This monastery is known for its “miraculous” icon of Theotokos.A the present the holy icon is nailed inside the monastery and everyone can see it.
The monastery is mentioned since 1333 AD in Constantinople archives. Nowadays it functions as a nunnery. Also in the region is located the dam of Aposelmi which is the largest of Crete with a capacity of 25 million cubic meters. It engulfed the village Sfedili.