The settlement is located in the 25th km of the old national road which connects Rethimno to Heraklion in altitude of 160 m. Υπάρχει από το 1577.

Dafnedes is built in a greenery hill.

Taking a walk in narrow streets you will see buildings with Venetian and Turkish architectural elements were some of those buildings are renovated. Visit the churches and the Pano Vrisi fountain the aqueduct and the recreation area.