16 km from ierapetra, at an altitude of 860, with magnificent views, traditional houses. The settlement was built in 860 metres altitude offers ideal conditions for the cultivation of vineyards, and this was the main reason for its development. First recording demographic made in 1940 with 3 inhabitants, but in reality, then just like today the settlement was inhabited predominantly during the summer months, from residents of the lower village of ierapetra, creating over the years ever and best resort.
Cha gorge and mountains of Thryptis, t ' "Aori", as they are called by the locals with rich vegetation and many rare species of animals and birds. The Church of Afentis Christos at an altitude of 1476m. overlooking the sea, the Dodecanese Kassos, the Libyan Sea and the provinces of Ierapetra and Sitia.