"Rooted" at the foot of Mount Dikti mountains at an altitude of 540 meters, is located in the historic village of root. The inventoried 174 1881 inhabitants, the 1920 217 and 2001 had 40 residents. Settlement keeps from the period of Venetian rule, built in a strategic location, martyred many times in its history and now the few residents left principally engaged in livestock farming and honey production.
The small village of 7KM, North of ierapetra, at an altitude of 212 m.
6.5 billion years ago, the area that is today the Epano Episkopi (Sitia) fish swam the seabed was replete with corals and sea shores grew rare plants including the endemic Palm of Crete that now exist only in Vai. Now at 130 meters altitude is a traditional village with rich agricultural production, famous olive groves.
Place of incomparable beauty, and at the same time one of the largest, most prosperous and historic villages of ierapetra. The nudes ' Meteora ' cliffs with pine bonsai to pop up where you don't expect it, abundant waters, with the sources and the Kalamaykiano River crossing along the village and the impressive Gorge of Havga gave in kalamafka dubbed the "Chinese landscape" and it is only one item that can boast the villagers.
West of ierapetra, 26 km, at the mouth of the river Sarantapihos, in a Green Valley with olive and orange groves are built the beautiful, seaside, tourist village of Myrtos. It took its name from the common Periwinkle or Myrthia which grows in the area. The beaches, deep blue waters, the aura of the Libyan and the mild climate, have established for years as an ideal place for Myrtos.