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Kastélli town

Town description

Kastelli is a charming town situated in the rural area of Pediada, with a population of over 2000 people. The town boasts a variety of modern amenities and public services that cater to the needs of both residents and visitors. Throughout the year, Kastelli hosts a range of events, including concerts, exhibitions, and theater plays, organized by the municipality, school, and cultural center. One of the most significant events in Kastelli is the Feast of Xenitemenou, which takes place in August and celebrates ex-patriots with a range of activities, including folklore performances, concerts, and exhibitions.

Apart from the events organized by the municipality, Kastelli is also renowned for its historical landmarks and natural beauty. The town is home to several ancient ruins, such as the Minoan settlement of Karfi and the Venetian fortress of Kastelli. Visitors can also explore the nearby Dikti Mountains, which offer breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. With its rich history and natural beauty, Kastelli is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Crete.


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Most frequent asked questions

Where is Kastelli located?

Kastelli is a small town in the countryside of the province of Pediada.

How many inhabitants does Kastelli have?

Kastelli has over 2000 inhabitants.

What facilities and public services are available in Kastelli?

Kastelli provides all the modern facilities and public services its residents and/or visitors may need.

Are there any events organized in Kastelli?

Yes, many events are organized through the year by the municipality, the school and the cultural centre.

What is the Feast of Xenitemenou?

The Feast of Xenitemenou is a special festival that takes place in August in Kastelli. It includes concerts, folklore, exhibitions and theatre plays.

Who organizes the Feast of Xenitemenou?

The municipality, the school and the cultural centre organize the Feast of Xenitemenou.

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