35 minutes by car.
The town of Spili is head of the municipality of Lampis to which Agia Galini belongs, it has a hospital and a modern monastery. Spili’s top landmark is its main square, where a grand Venetian fountain takes center stage, featuring 25 lion-heads spouting fresh water sourced from the nearby Mount Ida, Crete’s highest mountain.
Spili has a Folklore Museum, the exhibits of the museum include agricultural tools, traditional everyday objects, a traditional bedroom with embroidery, loom, kitchen, etc. In the main road you’ll find many shops with embroidery and and the organic Maravel shop where you will find herbs, spices, aroma’s and home made natural cosmetics. Spili has a natural Spa, a hospital and a well known modern monastery. Just outside the village you can visit the Maravel herbal gardens. For more info see our Maravel page.