The village of Temenia
Located 62 kilometers away from the beautiful city of Chania, is the village of Temenia, one of the most picturesque and mountainous villages of the prefecture. This village is situated at an altitude ranging from 700 to 1100 meters above sea level, offering stunning views of the surrounding nature and landscape.
The village of Temenia was formerly part of the community of Temenia and was distinguished for its beauty and traditional architecture. Today, it belongs to the municipality of Kantanos-Selino and hosts about 40 permanent residents, who live harmoniously with nature and the tradition of the region.
One of the most significant attractions of the village is the ruins of the Minoan city of Ertakina, which was built at an altitude of 900 meters. This archaeological site offers a glimpse into the ancient history of the area and the presence of Minoan civilizations in this place.
Also, in the village of Temenia, you will find the Byzantine church of Sotiros Christou (Savior Christ), which dates back to the 14th century. This church impresses with its wonderful architecture and the striking frescoes that decorate its interior.
The village of Temenia has the only recognized medicinal spring in Crete, according to the decision of the Ministry of Tourism 2053/2021.
Temenia village is a hidden treasure in the mountains of Chania, with its architectural beauty, its history, and the stunning nature surrounding it making it an ideal destination for those seeking ultimate relaxation and escape from everyday life.