Sitia in Crete is the largest island of Greece and reputation around the world. Situated in Lasithi and particularly in the northeastern part. At the right end of town stands the castle of Kazarma. Sitia has Archaeological and Folklore Museum with plentiful collections and an exhibition of Cretan products. Monasteries and churches are an integral part of Crete with each of them be stand out for its importance and be the focal point of new visitors who come to experience the Sitia. Highlights are: Toplou, Kapsa Monastery, the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni.
Sitia known for naturalist and alternative tourism offers visitors unique paths in gorges (the Richtis of Chochlakies) but also in beautiful beaches. Near Sitia lies Europe's only palm forest Vai. Beaches such as Ermoupoli, Kouremenos, Xerokampos await visitors for relaxing, quality and unforgettable holidays. Shoreline is so large that gives the opportunity not only to the visitors but also to the local people to enjoy the sea through many activities, apart from swimming. Some recommended sports are: windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, fishing and diving.
Here is the place where you will discover the purity of the products of Mediterranean life. The famous and internationally acclaimed oil that is produced in region by special kind of olives and the local wine of Sitia enclose all the experience of the old traditional producer with quality, taste, purity and enjoyable taste. Furthermore, if you want to enjoy the most fresh creative Cretan cuisine it is not needed of you to go far. Everyone can meet pure flavors that come from ancient times even on taverns that are located by the sea or on cafes of villages throughout the province.