Palekastro is situated at the most eastern part of Crete,
about 19km away from Sitia
and 8km away from the famous palmforest Vai.
It is the biggest village of all the area of Sitia, with about 1700 permanent
It is convieniently located and gives access to the natural, historical
and archeological interest of the area. The semi-tropical climate offers mild,
sunny winters and exotic warm summers which are never too hot because they are
moderated by a cooling summer breeze called Meltemii. A unique climatic condition,
that powered the traders in ancient times. There are many kilometers of beautiful
seashores to discover with the famous blue water only the mediteranian can provide.
All of which compose an unparalleled peaceful landscape. This is an ideal place
for quiet and unforgettable holidays.