Crete, September 2016
Only 10 or so km from Dalabelos, ELeftherna is an archaeological site with a good museum.
We began our visit to Elefthirna with a nice lunch outdoors in this taverna.
The recently-opened Eleftherna Archaeological Museum
Visible in the valley is the roof built over the site of the necropolis of Orthi Petra.
Remains of a tower on the Acropolis
Path to the ruined tower of the Eleftherna Acropolis
At the Acropolis of Eleftherna, a ruined tower
A basin carved out of the rock
Swedish tourist at the Acropolis of Eleftherna
View from the Acropolis toward the sea
The mountains to the east are beautiful but arid.
What is this flower?
Ruins, probably from the Roman period
Two columns remain half-standing among the ruins.