Category: Interesting

University of Crete

The University of Crete is a public institution on the largest and most beautiful island of Greece—Crete. It has branches in two cities: Rethymnon and Heraklion. The university was established in 1973, but education began only in the 1977–78 academic year. Therefore, it is a fairly young university, but it has already been noted as […]

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Attention: turtle!

Can you imagine Caretta caretta turtles laying their eggs right on the tourist beaches of Crete? There are many fenced with special signs full clutches of eggs having been laid by rare turtles. The places where turtles make nests are roughly known. They are being watched, and if one signaled a new clutch, volunteers are […]

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«Magic» Hippocrates soup

«Magic» Hippocrates soup: Dr. Gerson’s Therapy Нppocrates was the first doctor in the history of mankind, who laid the foundations for combating various diseases. His “recipes” help to cure diseases even now considering him the “father of modern medicine”. One of the famous “discoveries” of this ancient Greek healer is the famous soup, which, as […]

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Cosmonauts Park in Heraklion!

Everyone knows (and who does not know it—must know!) that the climate in Crete is one of the best on our planet, which is why the island was chosen for the post-flight rehabilitation of our cosmonauts. In 2016, the company ΤΕΖ Tour, together with the charity society “Dialogue of Cultures—United World”, installed a bust of […]

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Hercules City through the Eyes of its Mayor

Do you know, dear reader, that there are two Hercules in Greece? One is a mighty demigod with all his 12 labours, and the second one is a Curete from Crete, who organized the first Olympic Games on this island; and Heraklion, the “city of Hercules,” was named in his honor in the 9th century […]

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Meeting in the city hall

At the request of the newspaper «Новый Крит. The New Crete» and its Cretan partners оn April 9, 2019 a meeting of the newspaper’s journalists with the Mayor of Heraklion took place. The meeting was attended by the journalist of the newspaper Svetlana Zaitseva, who flew in specially from Moscow, and Petros Poulakis, the PR […]

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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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