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The traditional Cretan fete

The multicultural and distant past of Crete is reflected in all aspects of modern Cretan, such as language, dance, music, diet, arts and crafts. In Crete, tradition ties in harmoniously with modern life. Undoubtedly for reasons related to the history, religion and climate, the customs and traditions of the island are very special and unique. …

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Special Cretan dishes and sweets

The Mediterranean diet, especially Cretan food, is one of the healthiest and most unique in the world. So we quote some special dishes and sweets of the island, which are worth trying. Visit Crete, rent a car, and explore it. It’s a great opportunity to taste its food and get to know the tricks and …

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Traditional Cretan Costumes

Various special elements make up the identity of each people and of each place. These characteristics are the manners and customs, the traditions and legends, any occupations of the inhabitants and of course the costumes. Apparel is an interesting element. The climatic conditions of the island, its territorial morphology, its national adventures, and the influences …

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Gorges of Crete

Crete has a very rich and varied natural environment. Although its small area, it has rarely geomorphology with intensive contrasts and many areas of high ecological value. On the bas-relief of the island strongly imprints the geological rearrangements of millions of years. The water of the rivers continued its corrosive course into the limestone soils, …

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The traditional Cretan Cuisine

Crete is ideally located and is characterized by a sharp relief land. So, the earth of the island is fertile and blessed because of its climate, sea breeze, and plenty of sunlight. Literally, there are a lot of high quality products that are grown alone or are cultivated. These are extremely wild greens and aromatic …

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Dances of Crete

The music and dance tradition of Crete reflects its history, its culture, and the experiences of its inhabitants. As a result, the Cretan dances have at the same time religious, martial and erotic elements. Religious elements are evident in the circular and slow dances, such as the “Haniotikos” dance with its expressions and the “Siganos” …

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