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The Municipality of Itanos is the smallest in the County of Lasithi.
It has about 2500 inhabitants. Nature gave to this small area so many beauties
that it is the most favored in all of Crete. No where else, is there a collection
of so many archeological wonders that show the rich history this area wrote. Tall
Mountains, canyons, caves, beautiful dreamy beaches are the evidence that make
this most easterly county of Crete so special. Special also, are the people that
still keep alive the customs and the traditional way of life.
In the summer, the locals are working with their animals, fishing,
farming and tourism. From their nature, they are a happy people. They know how
to enjoy life and have fun, with music and dance. Keeping alive the traditions
that have been handed down from generation to generation. During the summer they
organize fiestas and celebrations with traditional live music and local foods.
Everyone, is invited to attend. You will have a chance to actively participate
and learn Cretan dances. The locals are always eager to share in their fun and
will always offer lessons to those who are willing to take part.
This text is cited Nov 2003 from the Municipality of Itanos URL below, which contains images
- Municipality of Itanos WebPage
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