Pigi

Pigi

Pigi is a municipulity established in 1881 with 372 inhabitants (365 Christians and seven Turks). In 2001 336 inhabitants belong to the municipality of Arkadi.

It is built on the fertile valley center and according to one version came from the union of Nispita settlements (by seafarers inhabitants) and Saint John that stood on the beach, but were forced to move inland in Saint George (position of Pigi), because of pirates. The name of Pigi (meaning source) allegedly comes from a rich source of beautiful water, located near the banks of the river, at "Voulismeni", but it was dried up because of an earthquake.

Price from Taxi MiniVan MiniBus
Heraklion Airport (HER) 80 € 130 € 160 €
Chania Airport (CHQ) 80 € 130 € 195 €