Category: Recreation

Travel notes: November in Crete

At Cockcrow The first cockcrow by the Wild Pear Villa (in Agia Pelagia) you hear at 4.30 am. The sky is still dark. Below, Ligaria Bay and a ferry which is majestically sailing past to the mainland are shining with lights. Crickets are in no hurry to leave their violins and bows, but vocal sounds—chirping […]

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Christmas on Crete: a fairy tale, as in your childhood

Probably, the one who flies to Crete at a night in December will get the most beautiful picture of the island shining with Christmas lights. Already in November, the upcoming holidays–Christmas and New Year–have made themselves even brighter (in the literal sense of the word): with New Year’s toys and souvenirs in stores, garlands in […]

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On the Roads of Crete – 5

(5 route, second article) For a long time, we did not go for a ride on Crete roads with the company www.thenewrentcar.com. Let’s go? The road ahead is the route number 5: Heraklion – Knossos (Palace of Knossos) – Archanes – Fourni – Peza – Arkalohori – Kastelli. In this issue we will tell only […]

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On the Roads of Crete – 5

(5 route, first article) For a long time, we did not go for a ride on Crete roads with the company www.thenewrentcar.com. Let’s go? The road ahead is the route number 5: Heraklion – Knossos (Palace of Knossos) – Archanes – Fourni – Peza – Arkalohori – Kastelli. In this issue we will tell only […]

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When is the best time to visit Crete?

Best Time for Good Weather and Swimming The warmest weather in Crete is between May and October when it’s sunny, hot, and the water is perfect for swimming. Water temperature heats throughout the summer months and is warmest in August and September. Since most people go to Crete for the beaches it’s pretty quiet at […]

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Bali very picturesque place

Bali very picturesque place is sort of a quiet cluster of small villages, beaches and high rising rocks set off the mainroad between Heraklion (45 km) and Rethimnon (28 km). The name of the village is from the time of Turkish rule, and the word “Bali” in Turkish means “honey.” It is mined here in […]

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Crete gorges

For recreation, Crete Island may be chosen for various reasons. Someone is attracted by its history and beaches, while the nature of the island does not leave anyone indifferent. The main and in many ways unique natural attraction of Crete are its mountains, stretching across the island. In the west, this is Lefka Ori, in […]

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On the roads of Crete – part 3. Let’s go?

How many paths run under the foot of a tourist on the blessed land of Crete! How many roads are calling him, promising impressions and adventures? No wonder that he gets confused. That’s good when the Cretans themselves offer already arranged routes. We continue to acquaint our readers with the routes on Crete as proposed […]

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On the roads of Crete

We continue to acquaint you, dear readers, with the routes on Crete as proposed  by the company www.thenewrentcar.com Route 2: Monastery of Saint George–Agios Nikolaos–Elounda–Plaka–Vrouchas. Let’s begin our blessed way to the monastery of St. George It is not at all difficult to find it adjacent directly to the Heraklion–Agios Nikolaos highway. Cretans, faithful to […]

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On the roads of Crete, let’s take the car. Go?

How many paths run under the foot of a tourist on the blessed land of Crete! How many roads are calling him, promising impressions and adventures? No wonder that he gets confused. That’s good when the Cretans themselves offer already arranged routes. Here is one of them – route number 6 recommended by the car […]

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