Category: Events

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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Father Christmas or Russian Santa Claus?

For most Russians, New Year is associated with the Christmas tree, gifts and the smell of tangerines. And what if you go to celebrate the New Year in Greece, on Crete? How are they with the trees, citrus and champagne? It should be said that even before the New Year, the Greeks, together with the […]

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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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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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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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Agia Fotia

The taverna (restaurant) Agia Fotia is 13 km away from the town of Ierapetra and is located next to the exclusive and always calm beach. You will find tasty snacks, fresh fish, grilled meat, and traditional Greek dishes. Agia Fotia, Ierapetra  +30 2842061288   Agia Fotia is a coastal village at about a quarter of […]

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Cretan Diet Festival in Rethymno

The organizers and the Municipality of the oldest Venetian city invite you to the biggest summer festival of Crete – the 6th Cretan Diet Festival, to the very heart of the island, to the beautiful city of Rethymno. This is the most authentic Cretan Festival, where people, the Cretan land and its gifts, gastronomy, culture, […]

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