Μονή Καλόειδενας

Μονή Καλόειδενας

Location

Ano Meros

Distance from:

Rethymnon: 45,42 Km

Hania: 101,14 Km

Heraklion: 104,69 Km

Ag. Nikolaos: 162,90 Km

Ano Meros

Ano Meros is a village, built at an altitude of 580m that played an important role in the fights for liberation of the island. The village has a small folklore museum with exhibits of everyday life of the old Cretan households. It’s worth taking the road that leads to Kaloeidaina monastery which is located in a landscape with enormous plane trees and water springs. In the village there is the Byzantine church of Faneromeni and Ag. Nikolaos. The people are dedicated to olive cultivation ( the “Throumpes” of the area are well-known), livestock and production of quality local wine. In the village there are traditional cafes and the feast of Transfiguration of the Saviour takes place every 6th of August.

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