What we call "Palekastro" today, was a Minoan town at the Rousolakos location near the modern town of Palekastro.
It is located strategically at the East shore of Crete adjacent to the sheltered harbor of Chiona, a few kilometers North of the palace of Kato Zakros.
The Cave of Zeus or Dikteon Cave or Dikteon Andron is one of the most important and famous caves in Crete, but also and in Greece.
According to legend, in the impressive Dikteon Cave, rich in stalagmites and stalactites, god Zeus was born.
This is why the Dikteon Cave is very famous all over the world.
In our days the Dikteon Cave continues to receive many visitors and travellers from all over the world.
Uniquely reconcile classical music with Heavy Metal and traditional / folk with Rock ..and where it reaches the music rhythm, madness, drums and percussion Stringed ... !!! and the effect is magical.
Now in its 5th year over 100,000 fans of music and art have enjoyed ‘The Matala Beach Festival’ on the sands beneath the caves made famous during the hippie era of the 1960s and ‘70s.