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Piskokéfalo village
Sitia, East Lassithi
Piskokéfalo (GR: Πισκοκέφαλο), a principal village located 3 km south of Sitia. Piskokefalo is the birth place of the great poet Vincentzos Kornaros, who wrote the masterpiece of Medieval poetry, "Erotokritos". The village is mentioned at the census of 1577 by Fr. Barozzi, and became the seat of the commanding officer, after the destruction of the town of Sitia in 1538 by the pirate Chairentin Barbarossa.
Nowadays Piskokefalo is a beautiful village where a stop is worthwhile.
The visitor can see the house of Kornaros, enjoy a coffee or a meal at the village's square, visit the spring at Zou, the old water mill, the church of "Agia Anna" and the small chapel of "Panagia Trapezounta".


In and/or around Piskokéfalo village:
(within a radius of 50 Km)






Sitia Bay Hotel Sitia town
at 3.2km(NE) from Piskokéfalo village
Sitia Bay Hotel

Elysee Hotel Sitia town
at 3.3km(N) from Piskokéfalo village
Elysee Hotel

Sunny Villas Apartments Agia Fotia Sitia
at 5.5km(E) from Piskokéfalo village
Sunny Villas Apartments

Villa Amalia Kouremenos, Palaíkastron, Sitia
at 15.4km(E) from Piskokéfalo village
Villa Amalia

Elia Studios Palekastro Sitia
at 15.6km(E) from Piskokéfalo village
Elia Studios

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