Kourtaliotiko Gorge is one of the most beautiful gorges of Crete. On both sides of the cliffs which in many places reaches 300 meters high. The length reaches 2.5 km. The canyon is almost bare of vegetation, composed of limestone rocks and along the many small caves. It is a nesting area and feeding area of many rare species of birds, especially birds of prey, for this reason it is considered an important area. In the middle of the canyon on the west side in a cave, is a small picturesque church.