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Beaches in Petrokefalo village, Heraklion Region

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About Petrokefalo village

Petrokéfalo (GR: Πετροκέφαλο) lies 16km from Heraklion and 3km from Agios Myron at 340m a.s.l with 248 inhabitants.It is built on a rocky hillside. The hill’ shape resembles to a human head and it is supposed that the village owes its name to this (petrokefali = stone head) .The settlement was fortified and lately were discovered significant ancient findings.The patron Saint is Agia Paraskevi and there is a village feast on the 8th September in her honour.

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