Museum in Sitia

Sitia Archaeological Museum

This museum houses an important collection of local finds spanning neolithic to Roman times, with emphasis on the Minoan civilisation. One of the most significant exhibits is the Palekastro Kouros – a figure pieced …
Fort in Sitia


Strategically perched atop a hill above town, this structure is locally called kazarma (from the Venetian casa di arma) and was built as a garrison by the Venetians. These are the only remains of the fortifications …
Museum in Sitia

Folklore Museum

This museum displays a collection of local weaving and other exhibits of folk life.
Historic Building in Sitia

Venetian Building

In the quiet streets of Sitia’s old town, where pebbled steps amble gently uphill from the waterfront, occasional examples of Venetian architecture enliven the streetscape. On the corner of G Arkadiou and Metaxaki s…
Historic Site in Sitia


About 2km southeast of town on a low hill overlooking the sea are the remains of this Minoan palace and of later buildings. The site is always accessible. There is limited parking.