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Sitia town

Town description

Situated on the easternmost point of Crete, the charming coastal town of Sitia is a popular tourist destination known for its tranquil Mediterranean port and picturesque scenery. The town is located in a semicircle on the western side of the Bay of Sitia and serves as the capital of the county with the same name. It is approximately 69 km east of Agios Nikolaos and offers a serene atmosphere that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Apart from its natural beauty, Sitia is also home to several historical and cultural landmarks that are worth exploring. One of the most notable attractions is the Venetian fortress that overlooks the town and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The Archaeological Museum of Sitia is another popular destination that houses a collection of artifacts from the Minoan and Roman periods.

For those looking to relax and soak up the sun, Sitia’s beaches are a must-visit destination. The town’s beaches are known for their crystal-clear waters and soft sand, making them perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and other water activities.

Overall, Sitia is a perfect destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty and history of Crete. With its stunning natural scenery, rich cultural heritage, and serene atmosphere, Sitia is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Crete.


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Most frequent asked questions

Where is Sitia located?

Sitia is located in the easternmost part of Crete.

What type of town is Sitia?

Sitia is a small and pleasant coastal town.

How is Sitia built?

Sitia is built in a semicircle on the western side of the Bay of Sitia.

What type of port is Sitia?

Sitia is a typical, peaceful Mediterranean port.

Is Sitia the capital of a county?

Yes, Sitia is the capital of the county with the same name.

How far is Sitia from Agios Nikolaos?

Sitia is sited 69 km east of Agios Nikolaos.

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