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Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos is 65 kilometres east of Heraklion. Agios Nikolaos, or just Agios as the locals call it, dominates the

Elounda

Elounda is located in east Crete, north of Agios Nikolaos and south of the seaside resort of Plaka. Elounda was once

Heraklion City

Heraklion is the largest city in Crete, located roughly in the centre of the north coast. Heraklion has a population of

Lassithi Plateau

Lassithi Plateau is one of the few areas in the Mediterranean with permanent inhabitants at an altitude over 800 metres. Lassithi

Matala

At 66 kilometers south of Heraklion, the beach of Matala, on the southern coast of Crete, was the site of

Sitia City

Sitia is a nice amphitheatre city with population over 11.000 residents. This town is a refuge for thousands of Greek and

Spinalonga Island

The island of Spinalonga (official name Kalidon) is located in the eastern part of Crete, near the town of Elounda. Harking back

Vai Beach

Vai, or more specifically the palm forest of Vai, is one of the most popular sights in Crete and one

Archanes

While in Archanes, it is worth visiting the exquisite byzantine churches of the area, the Folklore Museum, the Museum of Cretan

Phaistos Palace

The Minoan site of Phaistos is 63 kilometers south of Heraklion city. This was the second most important palatial city in all

Sfakia Village

Sfakia is a small fishermen’s village located south of Crete. During the summer, it’s full of life because at its small

Loutro Sfakion

Loutro Sfakion. At this village there aren’t large hotels with pools, there aren’t any packed roads (there are no roads

Frangokastelo

Frangokastelo is on the South side of Crete, 13 kilometers East of Sfakia and West of Plakia. It is a magnificent

Falasarna

Falasarna is 16 kilometers west of Kissamos. Visitors prefer the long, wide stretch of sandy beach, which is considered one of

Gramvousa

Northwest of Kissamos is the beautifully wild and remote Gramvousa, whose main attraction is the stunning lagoon like sandy beach of

Chania City

Chania is unreservedly Crete’s most evocative city. At the Venetian port, the light house is the most familiar picture when someone

Rethymno City

Rethymno is the island’s third largest town and one of the most picturesque with charming Venetian harbor that is crammed with

Moni Preveli 

Moni Preveli is one of the most important Monasteries in Crete because of its historical significance and because of the historical

Episkopi – Argiroupoli

Episkopi is a village 23kilometers west of Rethymno, it is a pretty traditional town of winding lanes and tiny houses overlooking

Knossos Palace

The centre of Minoan civilisation and capital of Minoan Crete lay 5km south of Heraklion. Knossos flourished for approximately two

Routes of Wine in Crete

Rent a Car and meet the Routes of Wine in Crete The “wine roads” of the Heraklion Prefecture lead visitors

Meet the Cretan Diet

The Synopsis Of Mediterranean Diet In recent years, the international scientific community has been increasing its efforts in the quest

Minoan – Mycenaean Crete

Crete was the centre of Europe’s most ancient civilization, the Minoans. Tablets inscribed in Linear A have been found in numerous sites in

Pleveli Beach

Preveli with its riverside palm-groves (burnt in the summer 2010, but regenerated at the moment) is one of the most

Elafonisi

Elafonisi

Elafonisi is one of the loveliest sand beaches in Crete. At the southern extremity of Crete’s west coast, the beach is

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Falasarna

Falasarna is 16 kilometers west of Kissamos. Visitors prefer the long, wide stretch of sandy beach, which is considered one of the best in Crete. It

Sitia City

Sitia is a nice amphitheatre city with population over 11.000 residents. This town is a refuge for thousands of Greek and foreign visitors that starting off

Vai Beach

Vai, or more specifically the palm forest of Vai, is one of the most popular sights in Crete and one of the most beautiful and