Anogia  

Anogia - Rethymno Prefecture (Greece)

Anogia. The village of Anogia, on the Greek island of Crete is located 20 km from Rethymnon town. Anogia is situated on the edge of the Ida plateau. In the Second World War, all men were carried away by the German overlords, in retaliation. The men never returned. From that moment the women were totally alone. In that time, they started to weave to earn their livelihood. Today the village is still known for its beautiful handmade rugs that you can buy there in abundance. The merchandise is displayed on the streets. This creates colourful streets where old ladies under colourful umbrellas, try to sell their handmade rugs to tourists. In the village are lots of good tavernas where Cretan specialties are offered.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

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Thuis near Nikos Xilouris in Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Weefgetouw in Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Anogia near Rethymnon - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Schaapherders on the route Melidoni-Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Anogia, een Kretenzisch village - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk The parental home of Xilouris in Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Schapen on the weg between Perama and Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk cosy squaretje in Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Taverna's, cafe's and restaurants in Anogia (Rethymnon Crete) - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk Souvenirwinkel in Anogia - Photo GreeceGuide.co.uk

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Average temperature Anogia
January
11.6°C
February
11.8°C
March
13.2°C
April
16.3°C
May
20.1°C
June
24.5°C
July
26.5°C
August
26.1°C
September
23.3°C
October
19.4°C
November
16.1°C
December
13.1°C

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