The small village of Episkopi lies about 18 km from the city of Heraklion, 15 km from the airport and 9 km from the lovely beach of Amnissos.
This traditional hill village is full of olive groves and vine – yards. It remains relatively untouched by tourism. The village Episkopi that is found in the centre of roughly Crete, is a Marvellous base of actions for like natural, historical-archaeological and cultural ways.
The built-up core of Episkopi is traditional with stone houses and graphic streets. When you walk these streets you will be impressed with a large number of churches that you will meet (some churches dates back from the 14th century).
The village has mini markets, bakeries, groceries, butchers, Gas Station, Pharmacy, Clinic for first aid, dental clinics, bank, two taverns and cafes.