Prefecture of Heraklion


Fodele 71500


An attractive tourist village


Fodele is beautifully situated in a green valley. The village is renowned as the birthplace of Domenikos Theotokopoulos, better known as EL Greco, the famous Cretan painter. You can visit the house in which he is reputed to have been born, next to the church. Today, Fodele is a favourite holiday place.

Museum of EL GRECO: 9.00 - 17.00 (mo.closed) Tel: 2810 521500

www.el-greco-museum-birthplace-fodele.gr