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Weather in Sitia

Sitia

is located on the north-east coast of Crete on the edge of a cape overlooking a nice bay framed by the uninhabited Dionisiades Islands.

 

It 'a small town with a population of 9,348 inhabitants (source Wikipedia.gr from the national census of 2011)

with mainly modern architecture where the remains of ancient urban planning are concentrated in the first part of the promontory overlooking the bay to the north-west.

 

Interesting places to be seen are the ruins of the Venetian fortress (Kazarma), the Orthodox Churches

(always well kept), the walk

on the harbour

with it’s restaurants and bars (some traditional and some tourist) and the restoration of some old buildings

on the stone alleys which lead to the old town.

In Sitia,

which is located at the coordinates +35° 12' 20.96" North, +26° 6' 25.83" East, you will find :

the airport

with flights

operated by different airlines

which we

summarize here :

year-round

seasonal

the port

with the maritime service,

provided by the ship Preveli of Anek,

both for the islands of the Dodecanese and for Heraklion and the Greek mainland, with details that indicate here :

  • twice a week (on Saturdays at 14.40 and on Wednesdays at 15.20) to Cassos, Karpathos, Halki and Rhodes

  • twice a week (on Sundays at 15.20 and on Wednesday at 07.00) with destination Heraklion, Santorini, Milos and Athens (Piraeus)

Here is headquartered the major hospital of the area and there are also several pharmacies, banks, supermarkets, craft shops, warehouses and shops of all kinds that make of Sitia, a small but well equipped town and a reference point for all the region.

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