Pigi - Rethymno Prefecture (Greece)

Pigi. Pigi is a small village, on the island of Crete, eight kilometres southeast of Rethymno city. The village is just above the village of Adele on the road to Arkadi monastery. It lies in a fertile area with many olive groves. The distance to the beach is about three kilometres (Pigianos Kampos). In Pigianos Kampos there are many restaurants and hotels. In Pigi there are several churches, some of which were built in the period between the 11th and 15th centuries. Close to Pigi there have been many important archaeological finds. The village has a nice square with kafeneions, tavernas, a bakery and a mini-market. The name 'Pigi' means 'Source'. The village got its name from a source where a lot of water came out which was here centuries ago.

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

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Average temperature Pigi
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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Rethymno Prefecture: Where on the map is Pigi located?

Map of Pigi
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