This two residential complexes (Old and New, 200 meters apart) which are 20 kilometers from Heraklion on the old Messara - Phaistos at an altitude of about 300 meters. The new settlement was created after 1955, while in the Old Venetian times.
It is the residence of Captain Tsagkarantoni of the Venerato.
In the village Dafnes there is the traditional building "Arodamos" where it now houses the popular Tavern. A place made of stone and wood, with love and passion, in which dominates the traditional cuisine, hospitality and warm the heart.