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Easter in Crete

Despite the Greeks celebrate Christmas together with Catholics on December 25; the date of Orthodox Easter always coincides in Russia and in Greece. Why? The fact is that all the non-moving holidays (every year celebrated on the same days) are celebrated by the Greek Orthodox Church according to the new Gregorian calendar and the other […]

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Carnival in Rethymno – Cretan madness

The spirit of Venice in Rethymnon One of the most picturesque corners of Crete invites to join the colorful celebration in the days before the Great Lent. The festival in Rethymnon, in its scope, firmly occupies range 2 in Greece, and, according to the Venetian color and dedication of inhabitants during their preparations, it certainly […]

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Welcome to Minsk!

Belarusian & European & Mediterranean food In the cafe “My Dear” you will be sure that you will not go hungry. Variety of Belarusian and European cuisine. Everything is cooked by hand and with a soul. Mushroom soup in bread; whole pork ears, baked with mashed potatoes under mushroom sauce, Dziarunburger, pans «Meat abundance» and […]

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Kournas Lake is the only freshwater lake in Crete

Lake Kournas, Crete’s only freshwater lake.  It is near the village of Kournas in the Apokoronas municipality of Chania regional unit, 47 km from the town of Chania. Kournas is a fairly large village perched on a hill overlooking the lake. The lake circumference is about 3.5 km, the area is more than 1.2 km², […]

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Easter, Spring, Crete

Tourists who whish to visit Crete in the spring often ask what time is better for it. There are many answers, but we recommend the week of Orthodox Easter bringing unforgettable impressions about the real life of the island and Greeks. Easter in Greece is one of the most important religious holidays, therefore it is […]

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The spring in Crete is beautiful!

A visit to Crete is like a visit to a dream-land: sun and sea, picturesque landscapes, fresh air, pristine nature, and organic products. The island remains very attractive for tourists and not only for sightseeing even in winter months and in March: during the off-season. In the beginning of spring, Crete will please you with […]

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Carnival in Rethymno – madness in greekness

Annually between January and March, the Rethymnon town holds a carnival which lasts for almost a month. Every year the theme of the event is different. The carnival begins in a very traditional way: a town crier tells people where the festival will take place. The carnival is accompanied by lots of parties such as […]

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Christmas and New Year in Crete!

Rent a chic villa with private swimming pool overlooking the sea and Agia Pelagia all year round. Mamma La Roosa Luxury Villa  2 bedrooms (max 5 adults) – www.mamalaroosavilla.com Wild Pear Grand Villa  5 bedrooms (max 12 adults) –  www.villa-wild-pear.com Sauna, wooden barrel with stove, sea view. For a large company is cheaper than in […]

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