Tourist guide to the Prefecture of Chania in Crete

Tourist guide to the Prefecture of Chania in Crete

The prefecture of Chania covers the western part of the island and is often called "Western Crete". Chania is surrounded by the Cretan Sea in the north and the Mediterranean Sea in the west and south. In the east the prefecture of Chania  borders Rethymno. The Prefecture of Chania in Crete is divided into five provinces: Apokoronas, Kissamos, Kydonia, Selino and Sfakia. The Prefecture of Chania has a population of 156,371 inhabitants (2005) and an area of ​​2376 km ². Chania is the ... [ read more ]

Top 5 things that you shouldn’t miss in Greece

Top 5 things that you shouldn’t miss in Greece

Greece is everything you could dream of: millennial history, the perfect blend of modernism, rich cities and a magical land with picturesque places where people still keep traditions alive. It is a country of contrasts that mixes millennial history with the lively pulse of daily life. Culture has a powerful impact on contemporary life, the past is found in every corner of the country, the arts and crafts tradition of thousands of years enchanting any tourist that is coming here. Nature in... [ read more ]

Top 7 hotels in Greece

Top 7 hotels in Greece

Greece attracts each year a large number of tourists that go there either to see the remains of the ancient civilizations, to enjoy the magnificent scenery of Greece or simply for relaxation. The food is excellent and varied, offered with the well known Greek hospitality, the nightlife is tumultuous, the cosmopolitan cities host numerous cultural events and the tourist resorts offer luxury hotels or budget holiday for all tastes. Choosing a holiday in Greece means to choose diversity and a m... [ read more ]

Top 10 Greek Islands

Top 10 Greek Islands

Greece is a country which has some of the most spectacular sights in the world and amazing architectural monuments and now is one of the most popular tourist destinations. The Greek Islands are a haven of beauty and tranquility, but also the place of fun. Whether you like the sandy beaches or the amazing nightlife, they worth to be visited. The Greek Islands have pleasant salt air and wind, sun and sand, azure waters. You can relax on the sunny beaches or participate to scuba diving. &... [ read more ]

Top 5 most beautiful beaches in Greece

Top 5 most beautiful beaches in Greece

A holiday in Greece is a good choice, especially because of the exceptional Mediterranean climate, the experiences you get in the cradle of civilization but especially because of the beaches. You can take advantage of the crystal clear waters of a beach vacation in Greece. If you want to see the natural beauty of the top 5 most beautiful beaches in Greece think abut a less crowded time period. April and October is the best to experience the athmosphere of these places, but if you want to ... [ read more ]

The Mythology of Crete

The Mythology of Crete

According to the mythology of Crete the Island is the birthplace of Zeus, father of all gods. Rea, the mother of Zeus came to Crete with the help of Gaia and Uranus because she was afraid of Cronus, father of Zeus, who used to devour his children so that they do not usurp his power. Zeus was born in a cave and raised by nymphs. After a fierce battle with Cronus, Zeus became the father of all gods. The mythology of Crete says that one day Zeus, taking the form of a bull, abducted Europa fr... [ read more ]

Celebrities in Corfu

Celebrities in Corfu

Corfu is a famous Greek tourist paradise in the Ionian See with many beautiful attractions, but it is also the place where many famous people lived and were born. Today we would like to present you briefly 8 celebrities of Corfu Island from the 10th century until today. These celebrities of Corfu include a saint of the island, a Venetian officer, a novelist, an empresses, a prince and a princess and politicians. They are: Saint Arsenius, Giacomo Casanova, Princess Alexia of Greece and Den... [ read more ]

Famous museums in Corfu

Famous museums in Corfu

The Greek Island of Corfu is located in the Ionian See, near the Western coast of Albania. Because of its position it has a stormy past being over Roman, Venetian, French, British rule. But the island was always linked to the history of Greece already from the beginning of Greek mythology. The Island of Corfu is not only a tourist paradise for a long time, but is also a cultural destination with many museums. We would like to present you eight of the famous museums in Corfu. &nbs... [ read more ]

Traditional dishes in Corfu

Traditional dishes in Corfu

Corfu is a perfect tourist destination for those who want to feel as free and welcomed as at home, and the low prices allows you to enjoy everything the island has to offer as delicious food, beautiful tourist attractions and souvenirs. When you visit Corfu you have to try the traditional dishes of the island. Corfu is known for its Mediterranean cuisine dominated by local products that include fish, olive oil, honey, goat cheese or yogurt. We would like to present you the most popular... [ read more ]

Festivals and Holidays in Corfu

Festivals and Holidays in Corfu

Like any other Greek island, Corfu has many festivals and religious holidays throughout the year, especially during the summer. The best season for visiting the island would be spring when everything is green and blooming, while the weather is hot and dry in summer, with temperatures reaching 37 degrees C and is mild and wet in winter. However, it is a great experience to take part of a Greek holiday or festival. We would like to present you the six most important and exciting festival... [ read more ]