Having fun in Crete

Having fun in Crete

Crete is one of the most popular Greek islands, it is one of the most visited islands of the Mediterranean. The Island of Crete is also very famous for its parties and its hectic nightlife. There are many options to spend a good night. You can choose between the many pubs, foam parties or you might want to have a traditional night with Greek food and music. We want to offer you some tips to have fun in Crete including nightlife, shopping and restaurants. Nightlife in Crete The mo... [ read more ]

Top recreational areas and natural attractions in Crete

Top recreational areas and natural attractions in Crete

Crete is the largest island of Greece and one of the top biggest islands of the Mediterranean, with a population of 500,000 inhabitants. The island lies between Europe and the African continent. In the center of the island is the highest plateau in Europe, the Lassithi Plateau with numerous plantings of vegetables, vine crops, olives and oranges. It is a green Island with a flora rich in chestnut, pine and Cyprus forests, palm and cedar forests. The top recreational areas and natural attr... [ read more ]

Top 5 churches and a monastery in Crete

Top 5 churches and a monastery in Crete

Once you have reached Crete it is impossible not repeating to yourself at every turn that this corner of paradise was gifted and blessed by God to become one of the most exciting and most memorable vacation destinations. There are hundreds, if not thousands of churches and chapels on the island of Crete. Some of them are more than 1000 years old and many of them still has some wonderful frescoes. Today we would like to present you the top 5 churches and a monastery in Crete.   ... [ read more ]

Top 7 interesting museums in Crete

Top 7 interesting museums in Crete

Crete is a popular tourist attraction but also an island with a very rich history. It has many pieces of art from various time periods that are worth to be seen. Today we would like to present the top 7 interesting museums in Crete located in different parts of the island. These seven museums include: the Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance in Heraklion, the Natural History Museum of Crete, the Historical Museum of Crete, the Heraklion Museum of Visual Arts... [ read more ]

The most famous archeological museums in Crete

The most famous archeological museums in Crete

Crete has many museums, archaeological sites, landscapes and places to visit, being one of the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean. For everyone that was once in Crete the names Knossos, Phaestos, Malia are already familiar and evoke many memories. You will find many tourist attractions depending on the city and each of them is worth at least a few hours of the time spent in Crete. Today we would like to present you the most famous archeological museums in Crete.   ... [ read more ]

Top 5 forifications in Crete

Top 5 forifications in Crete

Crete offers more tourist activities than any other Greek Island being the largest of them. Some parts of the island were overwhelmed by tourist resorts and massive hotels, but fortunately Crete is still hiding many undiscovered treasures by the agitated crowds. The Island of Crete gathers the experience of thousands of years of civilization, being the owner of a significant cultural heritage that includes years of Roman, Venetian and Turkish domination, each leaving its mark on the Creta... [ read more ]

Top 5 palaces in Crete

Top 5 palaces in Crete

Crete is one of the most popular Greek islands that host thousands and thousands of tourists every year who come to admire the natural beauty, the archaeological sites, the exceptional hospitality, the exciting nightlife and to enjoy the high level cuisine and the sparkling beaches of this place. Crete is the bridge between Europe and Africa, an island that combines ancient civilizations and modern lifestyle and the most appealing holiday destination in Greece. Today we would like to p... [ read more ]

Hotels and Restaurants in Crete

Hotels and Restaurants in Crete

Crete is one of the most famous tourist destination in Greece. It is a beautiful island located in the Eagean See. It is the biggest Greek island and the fift largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. If you consider visiting this island you wold probably be interested in some hotels and restaurants in Crete. Most of the tourist centers of Crete are located on the northern coast of the island between Heraklion and Malia. The hotels and restaurants in Crete are spread like a pearl neckla... [ read more ]

Public transportation in Crete

Public transportation in Crete

The KTEL is a public transportation network that covers the entire island of Crete. The KTEL buses are efficient and have reasonable prices, linking major cities and resorts of Crete. A trip by taxi is quite reasonable in Crete, the charge of one kilometer outside the city is about 1 euro. The price for one kilometer is slightly smaller in the city. It is easy to rent a car in Crete, you just to need to have a driver's license in possession. It's a pleasant way to visit this island. ... [ read more ]