The olf ports of Chania and Rethymno cities are beautifuly decorated with two old and romantic lighthouses.
When you choose Crete for your holidays you also choose a deep dive into a unique gastronomy.
How many days of sunlight can you stand? Well, check it out in Crete island.
How about living in a beautiful luxurious villa by the Cretan seaside and then going for an excursion suddenly you come across a living creature that
One of the hidden beauties of Crete is so tiny you can barely spot it.
The Monastery of Saint George in Karydi is located about 2km east of Vamos village in Apokoronas.The monastery got its name from the settlement which
Ready for a family trip to the magnificent Cretan mountains?
The festival will feature music, dance, poetry and literature, but will also include botanic art workshops and a botanic art exhibition, at which
In Samonas village, of Chania area, an olive tree lives more than 3000 years!
Surely you are familiar with the word Raki, the traditional Cretan pure beverage.
While you spend leisure time in your Rethymno or Chania villa, you have the opportunity to visit the old, rusted and highly impressive twin radars on
You don't have to go to Japan to taste seaweed, try it in the magic island of Crete.
You can almost see and feel the hisotry of this magnificent castle house. At the highest point of Ebrosneros village are the remains of Alidakis
Retsina is a Greek white resinated wine, which has been made for at least 2000 years.
Just half an hour from Rethymno or 5 minutes from Roussospiti village you can find this lush green, almost tropical paradise of Myli gorge and it's
Maybe you’ve been too much time away from Crete. It’s about time to come back. A new impressive lake is born in Rethymno.
Eleutherna, was an ancient city-state in Crete, which lies 25 km southeast of Rethymno. Archaeologists excavated the site, located on a narrow
Are you living a great love story? Well, enjoy your most romantic moments in this extraordinary island!
Just a few minutes drive from this great villa in yhe center of Crete island, you can discover this unthouched old ruined village, attached to the
Walk on the same village paths that Zorba the Greek created his myth!
The spring has arrived, but when it arrives on this magnificent island, then...
And they express their love and devotion by building their churches in the most beautiful places of the island.
In Asteri village, just a few minutes drive from Rethymno town, you have the opportunity to visit a really vivid folklore museum, all setup by the
Caretta-Caretta sea turtle (loggerhead turtle) is the only species of Mediterranean sea-turtles that nests in Crete and Greece. Sea turtles are
Crete, it's a mythical place waiting to be discovered.
In the middle of Crete island, in just 30 minutes drive from Rethymno town lies this beautiful Gious Kambos plateau.
The Temple of Mastaba, with the characteristic 9-dome architecture, is an authentic monument of Rethymnon and has been conceded to GNHM following a
At the south coast of Crete island lies the famous village of Plakias with the beautiful sunsets and the vivid night life.
You just have to turn your head and a small undiscoverd jewel is waiting there! Reach out and embrace it.
Nowhere in the world is the Easter week experienced as intense as in Crete. Nature is at her best during this period and the Easter activities
The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno belongs to the national Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Conservancy. Since 1991 it is housed in the
The feel of the renaissance atmosphere is vivid everywhere in Rethymno town.
Like this beautiful traditional village, lost among the olive trees and lost in time...
Panagiotis Margaris classical guitar concert in Ibrahim Han hill, in fortezza Rethymno, 30 July.
Relax by your swimming pool, in your holiday villa
Aristophanes. Unique, Extraordinary, Magnificent. Always modern.
Be there, in Rethymno's Fortezza Venetian fortress, at July 27.
Ever heard how the ancient Greeks were talking to each other? This 2016 Creta holiday summer gives you this opportunity.
A classic play in Rethymnon in the Venetian castle of Fortezza.
One of the masterpieces of the Cretan and Greek literature is Erotokritos, by Vicenzos Kornaros.
While staying in your holiday villa in Crete, don't miss at the 10 and 11 July 2016 in Rethymnon an excellent theatrical performance of these great
Don't miss the tastes and the music and the dance of this Rethymno Cretan Diet Festival.
This stunning residence offers a panoramic view that extends all the way to the mountainous Cretan landscape and the azure Aegean sea. Located just
Yes, it's this great time of the year. From 13 May to 1 June a multitude of events in Rethymno town. It's Rethymno Days 2016. Don't miss it. Check the
With the participation of more and more citizens, a lot of fun, passion and desire we have prepared our Wine Festival this year again. Inspired by the
An excellent 3D video about the Minoan Palace. Enjoy!
The Sfendoni cave is in the Zoniana village, 43 km from Rethymno town. It is 3000 sq.m. and you can Admire it via its 270m organized route.
In 1914 the first Carnival of Rethymno was organized, bringing the original mark of the intentions of the people of Rethymno.
The official poster and the events schedule are ready! Check them out.
Yes, it's Rethymno carnival time!
In a rare move of magnanimity, Ross Daly, the "giant" of world music, creator of the Labyrinth and inspirer of our favorite Houdetsi Festival, in
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete presents the exhibition “Whispers”, a new production that traces situations-cries expressed discreetly and
One of the most beautiful places on Crete, Preveli Beach, is located on the south coast of the island, not far away from the city of Rethymnon. This
Yes, it's about time to see your summer holidays from another perspective.
Choose wisely one of our serenity villas at the south coast of Crete and visit Gavdos island in a trip to the southern part of Europe.
Crete is not only the beautiful sea and the sun. It's the majestic mountains too.
You know the Cretan beaches and the beautiful Aegean sea, but what about the Cretan mountains?
The Apokoronas extends from the foothills of the White Mountains north to the coast, in a wide plain with rolling hills. The area is very green
The church of the Virgin Mary and Archangel Michael is a very interesting monument in the Kallikratis plateau.
Just half an hour from Rethymno city you reach the south coast and the beautiful Plakias area.
Not only the famous monasteries of Crete are worth visiting, but there are many more very interesting and beautiful.
Still visitable in various places in Crete island. Some in ghost villages, some amongst the traditional villages and some in the countryside.
Sahara desert in Crete? Did you mixed your travel maps? Welcome to Crete island!
Yes the 60's were great. So it is today! In Matala, at the south coast of Crete island, and the big variety of villas and hotels, the passion is still
If for once you leave the comfort of your amazing Cretan villa and navigate in the mainland, great surprises are waiting you there.
In 2015, 89 Crete island beaches awarded with the Blue Flag Award, just as the previous years.
The whole Greek country also awarded with 395 Blue
So as you visit the south coast of Crete, you may come across this magnificent canyon that starts in the heart of the mainland and ends in the magical
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