Gouves is a large settlement in the province of Pediada with 1,220 inhabitants. The location is at the western foot of the hill Enteri (322 m). Enteri is believed to have originated from the word “hedera”, which means ivy, symbol of affection. The main occupation of the inhabitants is viniculture and olive growing and the production of wine and vegetables (tomatoes), as well as melons.
The distance from Heraklion is 20 km