Category: Recreation

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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Ah, carnival, such a beautiful world

Happy is a tourist arriving in Cretan Rethymnon in February or March. At this time, for the whole three weeks before Lent, the city becomes one carnival site. This year the carnival festivities will last from mid-February to 10 March. What is it, the carnival in Rethymno? They say this is the best time to […]

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11 reasons to visit Crete in winter

Crete is an ideal place to visit all year round. Its mild climate and its unique mountainous features attract visitors before and after the established touristy summer season. Crete’s stunning natural beauty awakens in visitors an imperative need to discover its mountains, its gorges, its paths. VIRGIN BEACHES AND SEASCAPES There are more than 500 beaches, […]

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Best beaches

TripAdvizor, one of the largest Internet operators in the tourism industry, holds among its users the annually contest “The Best of the Best in Tourism: the choice of millions of travelers”. Its results have been summed up. In 2018 nomination of the 25 best beaches in Europe, there are several beaches from our beloved island […]

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Raki Festival

The famous drink raki is widely known on the Greek island of Crete. It is still being prepared in the traditional way in small distilleries in the courtyard. Cretan raki is the nectar of Crete. This strong drink is almost synonymous with Cretan culture. We present you the authentic Cretan tradition—the so-called festival “Rakokazana” or […]

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