Category: Recreation

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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A taste of Rakia

Maybe it’s a Rakija? … I don’t know. In our lovely hotel, in the village of Istron in vicinity of Agia Pelagia in Crete, they said “rakia”. We asked curiously at the bar: “What kind of drink is it? Maybe it’s like vodka?” – “Ma’am… The barmaid began to doubt and suddenly smiled: “Strong vadka!” […]

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Mirabello Gulf

Everyone who is interested in vacation in Crete, at least once heard or met mentions of the Mirabello Gulf “with a beautiful view.” According rumors, this romantic name was given him by Venetians for its beautiful views, and the gulf is one of the most famous places on the island. It has bright turquoise water. […]

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Night clubs of Crete

Modern music, laser and light shows, foam parties and other entertainment are for you in the Island of Crete. Bajamar Cocktail Bar and Club (Agios Nikolaos) The club is located in the eastern part of the island in the small resort town of Agios Nikolaos. Despite the fact that the town hosts, as a rule, resting […]

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