Smari - Heraklion Prefecture (Greece)

Smari. Smari is a traditional Cretan village 25 kilometres southeast of Heraklion. In Smari are beautiful old stone houses, quaint alleys and a pottery workshop. The village is located in a mountainous area (at 320 meters) in the midst of many olive groves and vineyards. In the village there are several cafes,tavernas and a mini market. In the tavernas you can taste Cretan specialties and thus become acquainted with the traditional Cretan kitchen. Although the village is very small, it has a long history. The village has been inhabited since ancient times. Around the village there are monuments and many Byzantine churches.

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

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Average temperature Smari
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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