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London Sitia

All commercial flights to Sitia from London are indirect, including one or more stopovers. For a direct London - Sitia flight you should try charter companies. A short flight between London and Sitia would fly direct to Athens in 3.5 hours, then via Karpathos, taking a total of around 10 hours. This will be the most expensive option. A cheap flight from London -Sitia may have long stopovers in Athens or Rhodes. If you are looking for a cheap flight from London -Sitia, it is best to travel at either end of the summer season and during the winter but if you want to travel during the main summer months it is best to book in advance. Most London - Sitia flights depart from Heathrow, which is easy to get to by train, bus, Underground or taxi. Once arriving in Sitia from London, transport to the city centre is available by train, bus or taxi.

Cheap London - Sitia Flights

To travel between London and Sitia at a low cost, Easyvoyage provides two major pieces of information: the calendar and the price history for London - Sitia flights. These elements will allow you to analyse the cheapest London - Sitia flights by departure date.

Sightseeing Sitia 1 [strong]The Archeological Museum/strong]

Before visiting some of the archeological sites in Crete pay a visit to the Archeological Museum. Here you can gain a good understanding of the Minoan civilisation, with exhibits dating back to Neolithic times.

2 [strong]The Folk Museum[/strong]

Displayed within the context of a traditional Cretan house, this museum has exhibits of beautiful and unique embroidery, local attire, woodcarvings, and traditional weaving. The displays cover the 19th and early 20th centuries and are a great way to understand the local lifestyles of these times.

3 [strong]Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Sitia[/strong]

If you love your olive oil, or wish to learn more about this noble produce, the Union of Agricultural Cooperatives is where you can sample and purchase some of the best olive oil in Greece. But it doesn't stop at olive oil for you can also partake in the tasting of local red wine and the anise flavoured alcohol, raki.

4 [strong]The Kazarma Fortress[/strong]

Once a military centre, the Kazarma fortress dates back to the late Byzantine period when it acted as the main defensive structure for Sitia. Having endured earthquake damage and invasion during World War II by the Turkish Army, it is a monumental historical site. It is also the venue for many cultural events and performances.

5 [strong]Monastery Toplou[/strong]

View paintings and icons relating to Papal culture, dating back to the 15th century. Rated as one of the most significant monasteries in Crete it has also seen its fair share of battles and evidence of fortification abounds. Many precious works of art are on display, along with historical writings.

Required travel documents for Greece

For British nationals, travel visas are not required for up to 90 day stays but you should check with your nearest Greek consulate if you are a citizen of another country. Even if you do not need a visa you must have a current passport which is valid for up to 90 days beyond the period of your stay.