Mountain Ida or Psiloritis - Satellite images of Crete
Psiloritis or Mt. Ida is the highest mountain in Crete. Psiloritis, meaning "high mountain" in Greek, stands at 2,456 metres (8,057 feet). According to mythology, Zeus was born here inside a cave, the Idaion Antron cave.
The summit of Mountain Ida (Psiloritis) covered by snow. You can also see the chapel which has been built there with local stone.
A mountain road covered by snow. All high mountains of Crete are covered by snow in the winter. Snowfall starts on Psiloritis in November and the snow lasts until June.