Kerasia means cherries in Greek! A small but pretty village with really friendly atmosphere. Mini market and kafenion by the the village square. Kerasia has a Raki Festival once a year and this is great fun to join in, lots of raki, music and food! There a quite a few houses around that are renovated or are being renovated. About 20 kms south of Heraklion surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and a short walk from Venerato which is on the road to Mires. All amenities in Venerato, tavernas, cafenions, supermarkets, a bank, post office and a frequent bus service to Heraklion every hour. It is only 25 minutes drive to Ammoudara Beaches. About 20 minutes drive to Heraklion airport.