Explore Fodele in Heraklion, Crete, a picturesque village nestled in a lush ravine just 28 kilometres west of bustling Heraklion. Despite the tourist development that surrounds it, Fodele's 500 residents have maintained their traditional way of life. The village is mostly covered in forest and is home to the famous Fodele orange grove, which spans over 3,000,000 square metres. Visitors can indulge in authentic Cretan cuisine at local tavernas, purchase souvenirs from charming weaving stores, and take a stroll to the historic Agios Panteleimon monastery. Don't miss the El Greco Museum, a must-visit attraction. Fodele in Heraklion Crete boasts two beaches; the first is conveniently located near the national road and offers tourist facilities such as a large hotel, restaurants, and cafes. The second, to the west of Fodele, is unorganised and can only be accessed from the village. Come rent a car and discover the beautiful village of Fodele in Heraklion, Crete, and experience its traditional charm and natural beauty.

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