Varipetro. Varipetro is located about nine kilometers from Chania town and the seaside resorts of Platanias, Agia Marina and Kato Stalos. It is a farming village, lying on the slopes of the hills. The area is beautifully dotted with pine trees, olive trees, orange trees, mandarin trees and avocado trees. It is a traditional village that prosphers because of the Water Park (Limnoupolis) The Kart track is also located here and the ruins of an ancient castle (Kastellos). In the village one can see various monuments. A major attraction near Varipetro is the monastery of Agia Kyriaki.
Text: Jorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften