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Timpaki town

Town description

Timpaki is a thriving town located on the western edge of the Messara plain, approximately 65.3km from the city of Heraklion. The town’s economy is largely driven by the production of early vegetables in the surrounding area, which has contributed to its bustling economy. Timpaki offers a range of amenities, including banks, medical centers, schools, stores, hotels, restaurants, and a post office, catering to the needs of both locals and visitors.

Apart from its economic activity, Timpaki is also known for its rich history and cultural heritage. The town is home to several archaeological sites, including the ancient city of Phaistos, which is located just a few kilometers away. Visitors can explore the ruins of this ancient Minoan city, which was once a major center of trade and culture in the region. Additionally, Timpaki hosts several cultural events throughout the year, including music festivals and traditional celebrations, providing visitors with a glimpse into the town’s vibrant local culture. With its combination of economic activity and cultural heritage, Timpaki is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to the region.


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Most frequent asked questions

Where is the town of Timpaki located?

Timpaki is located in the west edge of the plain of Messara.

How far is Timpaki from the city of Heraklion?

Timpaki is 65.3km away from the city of Heraklion.

What is the economic activity in Timpaki?

Timpaki has significant economic activity, especially due to the early vegetables production in the wider area.

What facilities are available in Timpaki?

Timpaki has banks, a post office, medical centers, stores, schools, hotels, restaurants, etc. to cover both the needs of the locals and visitors.

What is the average temperature in Timpaki town?

The average temperature in Timpaki town ranges from 15°C to 30°C, depending on the season.

Where is Timpaki town located in Crete?

Timpaki town is located in the southern part of Crete, approximately 60 km south of Heraklion.

Which is the nearest airport to Timpaki town?

The nearest airport to Timpaki town is Heraklion International Airport, which is approximately 60 km away.

What are some popular attractions in Timpaki town?

Timpaki town is known for its beautiful beaches, such as Kokkinos Pirgos and Kalamaki. Other popular attractions include the Minoan Palace of Phaistos, the Gortyna Archaeological Site, and the Agiofarago Gorge.

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