Perivolia

The village Perivolia is 29 km from Kastelli of Kissamos and 62 km from Chania. It is located in the mountainous area of western Crete, at an altitude of 450 meters.

The area around Perivolia is a forest of chestnut trees with small gorges and waterfalls. The few inhabitants are engaged in agriculture, animal husbandry and craftsmanship, as in the village, you will see to make barrels, baskets and lamps.

Located 10 km from Perivolia, the water sources of the village flow to the Cove Stomio. This water path from the village to the sea is followed by a parallel asphalt road, which passes through the villages Vathi and Plokamiana and leads to the Monastery of Chrisoskalitissa and the famous Elafonisi.

The village Pervolia is inhabited since ancient times, as is testified the tombs of the Greco-Roman period and the remarkable finds (pottery offerings, etc.) that were found in them in various places around the village.

In Perivolia, you will see the Museum Anagnosti Skalidi, which includes photographs and other archival material in honor of the chieftain, who fought against the Turks for about 65 years.