Category: Interesting

Fly in!

According to greekreporter.com, the Greek government is expected to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of a new international airport on Crete. They are planned to begin with it this spring in the municipality of Heraklion, in Kastelli, and to complete within 60 months. This is the largest project on Crete and one […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT CRETE IN SPRING

Most people visit Crete in summer but here’s why you should go in (early) spring: The weather is perfect Summer gets very hot – up to 40C hot! Right now the forecast says mid April the average temperature is between 17 and 24 degrees. If you’re from Northern Europe it’ll basically feel like summer – […]

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A Casino in Crete?

Greek resort areas have always been very interesting places for international gambling operators: warm climate, beautiful beaches and ancient culture – all this attracts tourists and makes them more loyal to gambling. There should be no release from investors, but in fact, there is an outflow of capital investments of large gambling companies. The reason […]

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10 Fun Facts about Crete

Sunny weather, rich culture and delicious food: no wonder Crete is a top holiday destination! Read on and find out 10 facts about Crete! Crete has the oldest history throughout Europe? Excavations under the Palace of Knossos have revealed that the first settlements in Crete date back to the 7th Millennium BC. What’s more the […]

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Plastic bags in Greek stores become paid

Since January 1, 2018, plastic bags in Greek stores and supermarkets have become paid: now in Greece you need to pay 4 euro cents for one biodegradable plastic bag. This solution has been made in connection with steadily growing production and consumption of plastics. The figures of it are really disappointing. According to environmentalists, due […]

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Greek Army

Military tour Conscription is compulsory in Greece. The contract system is gradually beginning to be introduced, but it’s not yet fully operational. Therefore, in the coming years male Greek citizens will not avoid conscription. Greece stated once that its armed forces would be transferred to a professional army, but these plans had to be reviewed, […]

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Charter Flights Moscow-Chania resumed

In Crete, direct flights Moscow-Chania are resumed in the tourist season 2018. The tour operator Mouzenidis Travel announced the beginning of flights for the summer season 2018 from the Russian capital to the city of Chania while retaining its scheduled flights to Heraklion. In the tourist season 2018, the airline Ellinair will run charter flights […]

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Greek Army

Potential enemies Greece is a member of the NATO. In NATO there are two states, permanently preparing to fight each other – Greece and Turkey. If Ankara has many potential enemies (which is considered to be some of border countries as well as Russia, although the Turkish leader Erdoğan declared some time ago “zero problems […]

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The 6th Festival of Cretan Cuisine

The Festival of Cretan Cuisine and the Cultural Association “Apostles” announce the 6th Festival of Cretan Cuisine as a presentation of local culinary specialties, which will be held on 11 March 2018 at 11:00 in the cultural center “Curetes” (“ΟΙ ΚΟΥΡΗΤΕΣ”) in Heraklion. As participants are invited cultural associations and institutions of Crete for presentation […]

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