Kritsa is a magnificent traditional village of the Lasshithi region, approximately 11 km. west of the town of Agios Nikolaos, lays on an altitude of 375 m. Its inhabitants are the descends of the ancient city "Lato Etera", whose ruins are discovered 3 km. northwest of the village and is a "must" visit, once you are in Kritsa.
In Kritsa people keep the old Cretan customs and the traditions. You can enjoy walking through the narrow streets and alleys of the village that will give you unique pictures to keep in your mind.
Kritsa has many Byzantine churches with wonderful frescoes of the 14th and 15th century. The most remarkable are the famous "Panagia Kera", with its dome and steep sides, surrounded by cypress trees offering an astonishing sight.