Nochia is a small inland village located in northwest Crete
, between Kissamos
. It is close to the traditional village of Spilia
with the cave church of Agios Ioannis Erimitis, and nearby you can also see the rotonda of Archangel Michael, a preserved Byzantine church. The closest beaches to Nochia are Kolymvari at 8 km to the east and Nopigia at 7 km to the west.