is one of the most beautiful villages
on the island.
is often called 'the marble village' because of its marble pavements
and the use of marble in the buildings.
is built on the slopes of Mount Fanari and overlooks a fertile
and well cultivated valley.
The inhabitants of Apeiranthos are Cretan in origin and are
known for having produced notable scholars and politicians.
They are also noted for their spontaneous use of poetry, producing
verses and music about every aspect of their lives.
There are four museums in the village, a geological, a folklore,
a natural history and an archeological museum. They all close
at 2pm and on Mondays.