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Windmills of Lasithi
Seli Ampelou, Lassithi Plateau
It is the most significant group of windmills preserved on Crete. It occupies the northern entrance to the Lasithi plateau and is the landmark of the whole area. Today 24 windmills are preserved (out of the original 26), 7 of which extend to the south of the road that enters the plateau while the rest are built to the north of it. All the mills belong to the one-sided type of windmill, that grinds in a standard position, always on the same direction of the wind. Windmills of this type are preserved on Crete and on Carpathos but the Cretan ones are generally more carefully built and more elegant. The group of windmills has been declared a work of art since 1986. The mills belong to individuals and some of them have been restored while others still remain half-ruined.
Source: The Hellenic Ministry of Culture


In and/or around Windmills of Lasithi:
(within a radius of 50 Km)






La Luna Apartments Stalis
at 9.5km(N) from Windmills of Lasithi
La Luna Apartments

Memories Apartments 94 Eirinis Street, 70007 Stalís
at 10km(N) from Windmills of Lasithi
Memories Apartments

Athena Apartments Stalis
at 10km(N) from Windmills of Lasithi
Athena Apartments

Aquis Blue Sea Village Resort & Spa Stalis
at 10.3km(N) from Windmills of Lasithi
Aquis Blue Sea Village Resort & Spa

Arminda Hotel Hersonissos
at 11.1km(N) from Windmills of Lasithi
Arminda Hotel

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