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Heraklion Sivas: Sivas is a picturesque village located 62 km south-west of Heraklion town. It is declared a protected settlement by the Ministry of Culture. Many churches are found along the streets of Sivas and the wider region, such as the Church of Agios Ioannis Xenos, who lived and preached the word of Christianity in western Crete during the 10th century, the Church of Agia Marina at the entrance of the village and the chapel of Prophet Elias built on a hill overlooking the village.
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Sivas is surrounded by wild mountainside and some greenery. It is located close to the tourist resort of Matala and the ancient Minoan site of Phaestos. Another ancient site near Sivas is the archaeological site of Agia Triada, about 3 km west of Phaestos, where a sarcophagus has been found.
Moreover, the gorge of Agiofaraggo is at a close distance to Sivas. This gorge is a lovely trekking site that ends to a wonderful beach. Many people go for free camping in the beach of Agiofaraggo and other for naturism, although this is not an official nudist beach.
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Just fifty minutes from Heraklion Airport, in Siva, a preserved traditional settlement with stone-built mansions inhabited by ecologically sensitive people, is the complex of three houses, "Phaistos Villas".
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