5 beautiful villages to visit in Crete

Hidden in the verdant nature of Crete, inside forests with lush greenery, near deep gorges or by the sea and close to beaches with emerald waters, the villages of the island offer you the opportunity to discover the authentic side of Crete. Hike inside impressive mountains, swim in turquoise waters and take hundreds of photos. […]

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The history of Crete: the rise and fall of the Minoan civilisation

Crete has a long and rich history, and one of the best things you can do on the island is visiting the numerous archaeological sites located in the four prefectures of the island. The best-known ancient sites are Phaistos and Knossos in Heraklion, but there are also many other monuments all over Crete, such as […]

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The history of Crete: the rise and fall of the Minoan civilisation

Crete has a long and rich history, and one of the best things you can do on the island is visiting the numerous archaeological sites located in the four prefectures of the island. The best-known ancient sites are Phaistos and Knossos in Heraklion, but there are also many other monuments all over Crete, such as […]

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Explore the impressive area of southern Chania

A rough mountainous landscape of remote plateaus and impressive gorges reaches all the way down to the sea to create one of the most spectacular coastlines in the Mediterranean Sea. This is southern Chania, a region ideal for travelers, who want to discover the off-the-beaten-track side of Crete and meet authenticity in a wild scenery. […]

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Family-friendly Crete: where to go with your kids

Crete is an island for all kinds of travellers. For youngsters it’s the wild nightlife in Malia, Heraklion and Chania. For luxury vacationers its resorts in Elounda. For wildlife lovers it’s the verdant nature, the beautiful gorges, rivers and mountains. For hippies and people who want to be in contact with nature and relax away […]

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Why you should visit Crete in the off-season

Crete is famous all over the world as a fantastic summer destination thanks to its amazing beaches and the warm weather. However, have you ever thought about visiting Crete September through April? The sunny weather among other great pros will convince you to visit Crete during it’s low season. Read here all the best reasons […]

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