A small settlement, near the sea, where the important post Minoan cemetery was excavated with 300 tombs filled with about 1800 objects and vessels, many of which are exhibited at the archaeological museum of Sitia.
Aghios Georgios (Or Tourtouloi)
A green village with a fountain near a beautiful water stream. lt is a place of great archaeological interest, as a Minoan and Geometric cemetery have been excavated, as well as a large Minoan villa. Among the findings there is a wheel, several stone tools and other objects.
A settlement that was recently united with the Municipality of Sitia and which used to be called Kanene with about 50 inhabitants today.
Beautiful settlement that recently joined the Municipality of Sitia at an altitude of 210 meters, east of Piskokefalo.
A beautiful village, where some old noble houses are preserved. In the site of Platoskinos a post-Minoan tomb has been excavated, with a corridor and a large circular chamber, while in the site of Riza a large and complex agricultural villa of the Minoan period has been found, with 12 rooms and a “Cretan Megaron”.
Nice village with lots of water located about 2 km from Krya on the way to Stavrochori. It is 28 km from Sitia.
Traditional village with a nice square. It is 18 km from Sitia to Agios Nikolaos.
A small traditional settlement built around a green stream in a region where a significant Minoan residence has been found, along with numerous valuable findings that are exhibited at the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.
A traditional mountainous settlement, where the top Prinias with a Minoan shrine is located. The excavations around the shrine revealed valuable findings. The community of Katsidoni also included the small settlement of Santali.
At an altitude of 360 meters is the settlement of Kato Drys with approximately 25 inhabitants.
It is first recorded as part of the Sitia province in I 577 by Fr. Barozzi. Minoan tombs have been excavated in the region.
It used to be a settlement of the Achladion community. It is located a short distance from the town of Sitia, before Skopje, at the junction of the road to Agios Nikolaos.
Krya consists of two small settlements, Pano and Kato Krya. A cemetery of the pre-Minoan and Geometric period has been found in the area. At the top of the hill of Aghios Georgios there are the ruins of the Venetian castle Monte Forte or Apo Kastelli, built during the 13th -14th century.
A settlement bearing a pre-Hellenic name, where important Minoan remains and findings have been discovered. lt is a very beautiful village that still preserves a lot of traditional elements. In the village there are the Byzantine churches of Aghios Georgios and Christos Qesus Christ).
A small village near the green stream of the river Panteli, where Minoan tombs and antiquities have been found. The old olive press of the village has been turned into a folklore-agricultural museum.
A settlement where important antiquities and findings have been revealed, including a bell-shaped proto-geometric crater with the representation of a hunter and a man on a horse and a golden mask.
A picturesque fishing village with a small islet in the north (Aghios Nikolaos). In antiquity, the islet was united with the mainland through a channel that fonned two natural harbors. It was an important naval center of the Minoans, and the excavations have revealed many of its secrets.
A traditional village with a magical view of the Cretan sea, where ancient installations have revealed important findings, mainly from the postMinoan period. In the site “Ghalana Harakia” the first Minoan domed tomb of Eastern Crete was found, with 60 burials and a large number of vessels and other objects. North from the village, next to the small church of Aghios Antonios, the ruins of a Venetian tower are preserved.
Beautiful small village on a green slope 12 km from Sitia on the road to Ierapetra.
It is located on the Piscokefalo – Achladia – Paraspori road, at a distance of 12 km from Sitia and at an altitude of 350 meters.
Piscokefalo is one of the largest and richest villages of the Municipality of Sitia. You are on the 3rd mile of the road that connects Sitia with Ierapetra.
A village that took its name from the famous ancient city of Praissos, the capital of the Eteocretans. The ancient city was built over three hills- acropolis, next to the river Stomio and was inhabited since the Neolithic times.
An asphalt road that starts 5km east from Sitia leads to Roussa Ekklesia. lt is a picturesque green village with many waters and a marvellous view of the gulf of Sitia.
A small village in Katsidoni Community, Municipality of Sitia. The village, 13 km from Sitia, lies at an altitude of 350m.
Located in the proximity of Cape Sidero, in the easternmost region of Lasithi on the Greek Island of Crete, Sitia is a small city on the island, not as touristic as other towns in Crete which give it a serene village atmosphere.
A small settlement located in a beautiful landscape, where the cave Okso Latsidi is located. Near Sitanos there is the deserted settlement Zakanthos.
One of the larger settlements of the Sitia province, with historical traces from the proto-Minoan-geometric period (a domed tomb in the site of Droggara).
It is located at a distance of 8 km from Sitia, at an altitude of 110 meters.
A settlement with an old church of Aghia Triada. In the region “Keratidi” a Minoan tomb has been excavated.
Settlement that used to belong to the community of Tourtouli
A traditional settlement built on a hill with a marvelous view to the sea. In the site of “Kastri” the ruins of a Minoan settlement has been found, along with valuable findings .
A settlement with a valuable folklore museum. In the region of Hamezi there is one of the most important archaeological remains of the Minoan civilization, the elliptical Minoan residence.