Kritsa is one of the oldest and most picturesque villages in Crete, Greece, built amphitheatrically on a rock hill, named Kastellos, surrounded by olive groves, at an altitude of 375 m. The town is considered one of the most important centres of Cretan folk and weaving art.
==== KRITSA - ATTRACTION
Kritsa is lit up in the evening it has the form of a scorpion. Old Cretan customs and traditions are kept alive. The narrow streets are visited by tourists. . From Kritsa there is an interesting and spectacular climb to the plateau of Katharo, which provides a panoramic view of Mirabello Bay, Agios Nikolaos and Kalo Horio. The Kritsa Gorge is located on the route to Tapes or to Lato.