There may be no other place on earth where nature and myth have so beautifully been mingled. The preservation of the ancient traditions in the hearts of the people of Siteia is due to the Minoan culture and its relation to nature. The Municipality of Siteia is a jewel in the Mediterranean landscape. Its physiography and climate help in the development of a special flora and fauna, which attracts the visitor. In the section that follows, you may find general information about the beauty of the landscape.