Sitia Holidays

Sitia is the main town of East Crete. With 9,000 inhabitants it is a lively little town though tourism is not a major activity, even though it has a lovely beach. It is also a very pretty town with a very pleasant sea front lined with cafés and tavernas. It …

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How to get to Sitia

Here's what you need to know about getting to Sitia. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Sitia takes 5 hours, 35 minutes.

When to go to Sitia

Typical Holiday Price

£529 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Sitia varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - September is the cheapest month to go to Sitia.

Where to stay in Sitia

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Sitia, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Sitia

George V | Trip by SkyscannerVai Beach
Vai Beach
Constantinos P | Trip by SkyscannerIera Moni Toplou
Iera Moni Toplou
Constantinos P | Trip by SkyscannerKouremenos
George V | Trip by SkyscannerRichtis Gorge
Richtis Gorge
George V | Trip by SkyscannerMinoan Palace of Zakros
Minoan Palace of Zakros
Nectarios K | Trip by SkyscannerFolklore Museum (Λαογραφικό Μουσείο)
Folklore Museum (Λαογραφικό Μουσείο)
Constantinos P | Trip by SkyscannerPalekastro
margaretha_hopfner - 800.000+views | FlickrArchaeological Museum of Sitia (Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Σητείας)
Archaeological Museum of Sitia (Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Σητείας)

Reviews of Sitia

Barbara N
Barbara N

This is a lovely city about half hour drive, the seafront is beautiful, with lots of really lovely restaurants. The side streets have so many great shops to purchase truly original cretan items. One favourite restaurant of ours is the "the Balcony" it is french but with a twist.

Mike Mavrikakis
Mike Mavrikakis

Emma C
Emma C

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