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Myrtia

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Specialty Museums · Canyons
Myrtia is a village in the northern part of the municipal unit Nikos Kazantzakis, Crete, Greece. It is 15 km from Heraklion. It is situated at an altitude of 365 meters from the sea. It borders with the municipal unit of Episkopi and the municipality of Heraklion, and the villages Astrakoi and Agies Paraskies. It has a population of 560 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census.The jewel of the village is the Nikos Kazantzakis Museum which was founded by designer George Anemogiannis and the Centre for Cretan Literature, founded by the municipality in cooperation with the University of Crete and Crete Philologists.
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Popular things to do in Myrtia

Kazantzakis Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kazantzakis Museum
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Kounaviano Gorge ©
Canyon
Kounaviano Gorge
2.2
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Myrtia

Winery Stilianou ©
Winery / Vineyard
Winery Stilianou Kounavi
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Outdoor Activity
Neroulakia Farm Stironas
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Tamiolakis Winery
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Tamiolakis Winery Choudetsi
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Kassakis Bros
Farm
Kassakis Bros Galatas
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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