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Krousonas - Heraklion Prefecture (Greece)

Krousonas. Krousonas is located approximately 23 kilometres southwest of Heraklion on the road Iraklion - Gazi - Krousonas. It's an old but lively village. Krousonas is built in a semi-circle on the eastern slopes of the Ida Mountains, between the hills of Livadiotis and Koupos. There are four Byzantine churches and a Monastery of Agia Irini. It is also worthwhile to visit the village Sarchos with its famous cave, a few kilometres from Krousonas. The inhabitants of Krousonas have fought a lot during the freedom struggle. In 1822 near Krousonas there was a tough battle in which 4.000 Turks were slain.

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

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Average temperature Krousonas
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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