Mochos is a moutain village, located at a height of 400 meters (1300ft) near the coastal town of Stalis. It's part of the Pediada province, in the municipality of Stalida.
There's a road from Stalis that leads through Mochos, to the Lassithi Highlands. Mochos is a charming, traditional village with a vibrant town center. At the town square are several cafes (tavernas) and restaurants.
Mochos is based on a mountain plateau, surrounded by olive orchards and grape orchards. Most inhabitants are farmers and agrarians.
Mochos has a very active cultural guild whom organize alot of festivities. The yearly carnaval celebration is one of the highlights of the year.
Easter is also largely celebrated.