Orino is a small village at the highest point of the Municipality of Makrys Gialos surrounded by nature and monuments that date as back as the Minoan era. It is also Dionysios Solomos’s place of origin and that’s why there’s a place there known with the same name.

The steep mountainsides, the uniquely beautiful gorge, the traditional houses, the remarkable architecture, the flowered courtyards of the houses and the traditional dishes accompanied by raki that the coffeehouses and the taverns in the village serve, make Orino a magical experience for every visitor.

Among the sights are the two chapels of the village with their remarkable frescoes, one at the area Andrianos and the other in the gorge. And at the church of Stavromenos at Afenti, the highest summit of the Prefecture of Lassithi, one can witness a breathtaking sunrise and sunset and enjoy a bird’s eye view to the sea.


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LAW NO. 4179 / 2013 - Fostering entrepreneurship in tourism, restructuring of the Greek National Tourism Organization and other provisions.

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