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  The village of Kritsa is 8km southwest of Agios Nikolaos. The area near the village of Kritsa has many attractions to offer. It combines a traditional village setting with several Byzantine churches which rank among the best in the island.
Kritsa is one of the most frequently visited villages in Crete due to its fame as a movie set for several films and the availability of fine quality weavings, but is still pleasant to visit. Behind Kritsa is a road that leads to the Dikte Mountains and offers very interesting views of the landscape. The road reaches the Katharo Plain at 1,100 metres height, and there is a path reaching the Lassithi Plateau. In the spring there are many rare flowers here.

This extract is cited Feb 2003 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.

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