Sitia, Lasithi’s third-biggest city, combines a friendly vibe, and seaside charm.

Located on the east coast of Crete, Sitia has a city pulse with nature on its doorstep. It’s known for its friendly locals, and no wonder – living in such a characterful town right by the sea would make anyone cheerful and welcoming.

Whether you’re looking for history, nature, culture, good food or just want to relax on the beach of Sitia, on the island of Crete, has it all. In the town you there is a well-preserved medieval ring wall with its original tower from the 1200s still intact that we call Kazarma Fortress. In the past there was a larger wall that encircled the center of Sitia. It was originally built for protection against both foreign enemies and Turk’s assailants from the Crete Sea.

What can you do in Sitia? Αctive adventurers can enjoy long bike rides, idyllic walks, natural spa, windsurfing for beginners and advanced riders, paddle surf, guided fishing trips or a refreshing swim in the sea.