Krasi is one of the prettiest villages in Crete with a lot of springs. Due to the free running water, it is covered with walnut trees, and all kinds of vegetation. Near to the springs in the middle of the village is one of the oldest and biggest trees in Crete. It’s root has a circumfence of 24 metres. There is a mini market and a few taverna’s. Krasi is on the way to the Lassithi plateau, 47 km from Heraklion and 10 km from Malia.