Ierapetra: what to do in the beautiful resort of southern Crete

Ierapetra is a small town in the southern side of the Greek island Crete, in the prefecture of Lassithi, whose capital is Agios Nikolaos. It overlooks the Libyan Sea, has very good weather all-year long, and it is definitely an off-the-beaten-track choice for those wanting something different, a journey away from mass tourism. Sites and […]

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6 nudism-friendly beaches in Crete

Nudism is not allowed in Greece. However, in many secluded and unorganised beaches, it is tolerated, while in many organised beaches, there is a part of them, where nudists swim. Crete is one of the nudism-friendliest Greek islands. It is the best place to be in contact with nature and feel the ultimate freedom. Read […]

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Phaistos, the jewel of Minoan Crete

Phaistos was the second most important centre of Minoan civilization (after Knossos), and the wealthiest and most powerful city in southern Crete during the Bronze Age (3rd-2nd millennium B.C.) The palace was destroyed in the 15th century B.C., but the city continued to be inhabited in the Mycenaean and Geometric periods until the 8th century […]

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Knossos, a historical site you should not miss in Crete

If you travel this summer to Crete and you are a fan of history, you should definitely visit the archaeological site of Knossos, the largest Bronze Age site on the island and the oldest city of Europe. In this place, you will admire several significant sites from the Minoan Times and explore the civilisation that […]

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What to do in Matala, the hippies’ resort in Crete

Matala is a small seaside town in the southern side of Crete, overlooking the Libyan Sea. It is a place that combines relaxing holidays with top historical sites, a legendary place that offers you a travel back in time. With great touristic facilities, exotic beaches and small coves, Matala is a resort for those seeking […]

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Why to visit Hersonissos, the most developed resort in Crete

Hersonissos is located in a close distance to the capital of Crete, Heraklion. It is the largest tourist resort on the island, ideal for those loving fun, touristic facilities and long exotic beaches with beach bars, water-sports facilities and thousands of young people. Don’t visit Hersonissos if you prefer calm and quiet vacation away from the […]

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