Selakano Forest

Selakano forest is located 35 km northwest of Ierapetra, south of the summit “Afentis Christos” on mountain Dikti. Selakano constitutes one of the most beautiful and important ecosystems of the island, part of the Natura 2000 program, and one of the most important pine forests of Mediterranean area.

This pine forest, is the largest bee honey production spot of Crete. Also it used to be an important place for resin collection and logging.

Nearby you can find the church of Saint Paraskevi, next to running crystal clear waters and plane trees.

Informations : Municipality of Ierapetra

Photos : Ioannis Metaxakis,Municipality of Ierapetra

Translation : Christina Chrisoula, Christopher Charalambakis

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