Mochos  

Mochos - Heraklion Prefecture (Greece)

Mochos. Mochos is a mountain village on the greek island of Crete at four hundred meters near the resort of Stalis. It belongs to the province Pediada of the Malia town. From Stalis there is a road to Mochos and the Lassithi plain. Mochos is a nice traditional mountain village with a very nice centre. At the village square are several cafes and restaurants. Here is also the main church of the village dedicated to the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin and to Agia Paraskevi. Mochos is located on a mountain plateau in the midst of many olive groves and grapevines. Most residents are farmers. Many people from Mochos work during summer in the tourist resorts of Stalis or Malia. In Mochos there is an active cultural association that organises various events. For instance, each year a grand carnival party is celebrated. Mochos is a village which already existed in the 8th and 9th centuries. The first inhabitants would have been monks. According to ancient records, the village was called Mogho in the Middle Ages. In the year 1583 there lived 451 people here.

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

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Average temperature Mochos
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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