Overlooking the Bay of Mirabello and on the crossroads between the three major towns of the County, is located in the seaside village of Pachia Ammos. Characteristic are the many taverns on the beach and of course the great importance of Minoan settlement of Gournia is located under. The population of the village is 574 inhabitants (census 2011), 162 inhabitants (census of 1928, [first recording) the blonde bimbo sand that stretches in a large seafront responsible apparently for the name with the first report is the 1630 but without recorded the village. He created several later, in the early 20th century and evolved very quickly, with a small tourist facilities and of course the famous fish taverns.
In a hub on the narrowest point of Crete lies the community of Down Village, which includes besides the homonymous village, the diocese, the upper Village, Papadiana and captivating Thripti over lasithiotika. Their strategic position in combination with the climate, abundant water, and thus highly productive soils, testify to the reasons why the area has been inhabited since the Neolithic era, over seven thousand back in the past.