crete December 17, 2020 by Manos Krasanakis Neraidospilios is a miracle of nature. It is about 20-23 km away from Heraklion. It is a place full of green and a beautiful lake inside Astrakiano Gorge. It is very close to the abandonded village called Kato Astraki and to Myrtia, the village of Nikos Kazantzakis. There are a lot of signs that will show you the way to Neraidospilios. It is about 20 minutes walking. The end result is totally worth it. We made a video about Neraidospilios and about it’s shocking sad myth.