Category: Advise

Under the Star of Bethlehem

Fly away from your routine of snowdrifts (or puddles), from minus on the thermometer (or zero), from snowy (or bare) trees to December on Crete, where the dried over the summer grass is being saturated with moisture and turns green again. Orange and tangerine groves are lighting like red lanterns. You can’t believe it—roses bloom! […]

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Greek passport in 4th place in the world

According to a recent Passport Index released by Arton Capital (https://www.passportindex.org) has found, The Greek passport is ranked  among the world’s top four strongest. On this site you will find the passport index. The Passport Index allows passport holders all around the world to discover the beauty and diversity of passports— from their colours to […]

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Crete: a place with a wine history of more than 4000 years!

Crete is the biggest island of Greece and the 5th biggest in the Mediterranean Sea.  It’s a land with an impressive array of biodiversity, a wealth of rare grape varieties, excellent vineyards and a long viti-vini-cultural history of more than 4000 years. In the modern era, Crete is one of the most uprising wine regions. […]

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The Gates of Crete – Нeraklion

The city of Hercules is the first to meet the bulk of guests arriving in Crete. Here are located the Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport and the island’s most important seaport. The airport named after the writer Nikos Kazantzakis is not as large as one in Moscow or Athens, but it receives about five million tourists […]

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Lirarakis, wine and Crete

“The sun drinks grapes, and we drink wine from grapes: we drink the sun!” I don’t remember who said this, but was absolutely right… It penetrated all capillaries, warming and delighting: “Vidiano”, “Muscat of Spina”, “ZaZaZu”. What other names were there? Not to remember. The main thing—on all bottles was listed “Lirarakis”. This is the […]

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Lyrarakis Winery

In the land of Crete, were wine has a  vitivini-cultural  history of more than 4.000 years and the biodiversity and climate offer excellent conditions and opportunities for cultivation, local families have the wine—making art engraved in their identities as they have been producing it for generations . In the modern Cretan wine world, one of […]

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Large villa for sale in Crete

Large villa for sale in Crete with panoramic sea views and resort town of Agia Pelagia. Ready business (year-round rental). Villa for rent 3-level (520 m)/ 5 guest bedrooms + a bedroom for the staff (7 bathroom). Accommodation up to 12 adults. Beach, sea (Bay of Ligaria) down the road a few minutes walk. Facilities: fireplace, […]

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Rent a Car on Crete

The questions of our readers are answered by Evgeny Golovinov, the Russian representative of the car rental company on Crete TheNewCrete (thenewrentcars.ru) If we bought tickets or tour, when we need and can book a car? – You can book a car at any time. Of course, early booking is always better. The closer to […]

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