Plaka - Lassithi Prefecture (Greece)

Plaka. Plaka is a small fishing village on the north coast of Crete, near the resort of Elounda. The village is in the Lassithi Prefecture, and is located directly opposite the island of Spinalonga, five kilometers north of Elounda and fifteen kilometers from Agios Nikolaos. Plaka is famous for scenes that have been filmed here for the movie 'Who pays the ferryman' but also for the TV series' To Nisi’. (The Island) Plaka is a small traditional fisherman's cove with dozens of nice restaurants and fish tavernas. There is a fishing port here from which boats with tourists sail to Spinalonga. On both sides of the village there are sandy and pebble beaches. In Plaka there have been several luxury hotels and resorts built, due to both the beautiful location, and the history of Spinalonga, Plaka is a popular seaside resort.

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

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Average temperature Plaka
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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Lassithi Prefecture: Where on the map is Plaka located?

Map of Plaka
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