Category: Advise

Vrisses has the best yoghurt in Crete

It is a pretty village in Crete on the Rethymno-Chania road, the center of the Apokoronas municipality. The place is famous for its amazing nature. The village’s Greek name is meaning “fountains”. Several rivers flow and merge with each other in its area: Boutakas, Farmakera and Vrysianos. They become full-flowing only during the rainy season. […]

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Unknown places of Crete. Historical Kroustas forest

If you are not the first time in Crete and have already managed to see the main attractions of the island’s southeastern part, welcome to the Kroustas Forest Historical Landscape Park. It is located high in the mountains, as if hiding away from the tourist bustle. Here you will find the little-known beauty of Crete, […]

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Cycladic islet in Athens: Anafiotika

With the kind word “Anafiotika”, Greeks call a tiny area on the northern slope of Acropolis, part of the oldest district of Athens—Plaka; and if you dreamed of getting to the islands, but something did not work out, you should come here. White and blue houses, narrow streets with waterfalls of bougainvillea, smiling people and […]

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How to discover the traditions and customs of the Cretans

Visit the Museum of the Cretan Ethnology in the settlement of Voroi. Though the museum is small, it is visited by about 20,000 people a year; and so many travelers do not know about it. Significantly, that the museum is very interesting and is located in an unusual place. Voroi is a large old traditional […]

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Rethymno

The location of the city is like it is in the middle of the island: 78 km west of the capital Heraklion, and 60 km east of Chania city. Therefore, Rethymno can be easily reached both from Heraklion Airport and from the one of Chania. The city is attractive due to its unique architecture, narrow […]

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Who is the most charismatic Greek in the world?

Nikos Kazantzakis’ novel “The Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas” is called the best work of modern Greek literature. The film based on the novel – “Zorba the Greek” by Michaeli Cacoyannis – has received three Oscars and entered the treasury of world cinema. To a large extent, the success was facilitated by the image […]

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Xerokampos – unforgettable beach of Crete

Most travelers to the exotic places of Crete prefer to visit the palm beach of Vai in the east of the island. It is beautiful in its own way but often crowded due to its fame. In principle, there are not much exotic in it, except of palm trees. In my opinion, if you go […]

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For sale a large, comfortable villa on the sea in Crete

Villa Wild Pear provides its guests with a comfortable vacation and full accommodation not only in season but also all year round. The villa has an official rental license. Villa of 3 levels, with covered terraces and balconies of more than 640 sq.m. / 5 guest bedrooms + a bedroom for the staff (7 bathroom). […]

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A book for lovers of Crete

“The past is under your feet”, or “On a visit to the Minoans” …They worshiped their gods and built temples for them on the tops of the mountains; they erected palaces still stunning the imagination; they created writing, which is still a mystery. They, the Minoans (Pre-Greeks), inhabited the island of Crete in time immemorial […]

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Crete Invitation Card

The Minoan civilization in Crete is the oldest in Europe The gods chose one of the 3320 caves of Crete to be Zeus’ place of birth. The king of the Gods of Mount Olympus brought to Crete Europe, stolen by him. Arthur Evans called the civilization, found on the island, after Minos—the son of Zeus […]

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