Sitia refers both to a port townand a municipality in the far east of Crete, in the prefecture of Lasithi. It lies to the east of Agios Nikolaos and to the northeast of Ierapetra. The town is one of the economic centers of the Lasithi region.
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There is a long beach along the road leading to Vai and several places of historical interest, the town is visited by few tourists. Near Sitia is Vai a famous palmtree forest with many visitors.