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.
Kalamafka is located at an altitude of 500 meters and has some other so residents. The residents mainly deal with agricultural work, while famous for its many taverns and local cuisine. There is believed to be the ancient city of Larisa, who flourished during the Minoan period and that the exact location of causing headache until today for researchers. In position just outside from Psathi settlement have been found artifacts that reveal important human activity. Rich sources was always the element that gave the Kalamayka the comparative advantage, and the reason that it has been inhabited continuously for thousands of years. From the Kefalobrysi area, with landscaped sources and the gigantic platania starts the Kalamaykianos River that runs through part of the village, offering a unique sight to those who want to cool off by visiting the taverns along its banks.
Just across from the village stands upright, the 200 metre height massive and impressive brachwdis amount of Kasteloy that was once the natural fortress of the village. After climbing 248 stairs, is now the cavernous Church of the Holy Cross, while the many ancient finds have officially mark the top as the Acropolis of ancient Larissa. At that point, inside the cave, found a bronze statuette of Asclepius, who now resides in the Museum of Oxford. The view from the top is unique with the plain of ierapetra and the Libyan Sea on the one hand, and the whole village together with the Dikti mountains on the other.
A bit out from the village lies the beginning of the path that leads to the Gorge havgas. Venue ineffable beauty, easily accessible, with its impressive rock formations, the "little Meteors of Lassithi", as they are called to beautify the vivid vegetation for which care for the waters that flow as the lowlands. Scattered in various parts of rock are fossils and shells and coral.
The temples of Kalamafka is many and highly valued. Apart from the chapel on top of kastellos in the village are the churches of St. Anthony, the patron saint of the village, with impressive carvings inside and special decoration to the exterior door while in Office "obscurity more outside the village, lie the post-Byzantine churches of St. George and Tϊmioy Cross, with very remarkable frescoes.