Agia Pelagia Tourism

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Agia Pelagia (Greek: Αγία Πελαγία, "Saint Pelagia") is a seaside fishing village built in the centre of a picturesque amphitheatric bay, 23 km northwest from Heraklion capital city of the island of Crete. It takes its name from the homonymous church, in the Monastery of the Sebbathians, ruins of which are found at a distance of 1 km west of the village. The town also has sandy beaches that attract tourists. In Agia Pelagia there are the post-minoan graves and the University (Pritanion) of the 4th century BC which were found in 1970 at the site "Kladistos" or "Kladotos". Also there is a nearby cave, with the name "Evresi", where - according to legend - local people found the icon of Agia Pelagia.

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Looking for travel information about Agia Pelagia? Explore the best travel advice on Agia Pelagia, Greece. The nearest major city to Agia Pelagia is Santorini. Attractions in Santorini include Kamari Village, Ancient Thira, Ammoudi Bay. Also, to reach Agia Pelagia, you'll have to take a flight to Santorini; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Agia Pelagia can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Agia Pelagia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Agia Pelagia

    Know the pollution level of Agia Pelagia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.43 (Moderate)
  • Agia Pelagia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Agia Pelagia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Agia Pelagia.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.67 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Agia Pelagia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Agia Pelagia is 149.61 (High)

    • Safety Index 68.14 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.79 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 63.2 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.35 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.3 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 43.19 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Agia Pelagia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Agia Pelagia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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