Which is the best Cretan beach
Crete is the largest island of Greece and its coastline of 1,046 m (650 miles) – the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and Greece's largest – provides hundreds of beautiful beaches. Located between the southern side of Aegean Sea

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Top 10 places to visit on Crete
It doesn’t really matter…Where you go in Crete. There is something to see in each nook and cranny of the island.Your best bet is to hire a vehicle and make sure it is a reliable car. A couple of these roads are among the worst we have ever been on…

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Road rules for a safe drive
Always be alert and never assume that other drivers are going to do the right thing. Many people don’t use their indicators when they should or make sudden stops without warning. Just constantly be on the look-out

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Travelling with friends to Crete
The decision to travel alone or with friends will be based on your current situation, individual preferences, expectations  and the reasons for travelling in the first place. Your preference may change over time; at different stages

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Travelling with kids to Crete
The incredible island of Crete has so much to offer to travelling families and it is often voted one of the most popular and safe destinations for family holidays. Crete has plenty of beaches to choose from

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Driving in Crete
Whether you decide to rent a economical car to drive in Crete  either you decide to rent a family car should always remember that you should not ever assume and always  follow the  traffic signs    

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Seitan limania
Seitan Limania Beach (or else Stephan’s Beach) is 20 km southeast of Chania and one of the most beautiful beaches in this part of Crete as well as a favorite swimming destination for the locals. The striking beauty of Seitan Limania will make you wonderwhy the site got such an…

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Visiting Crete in summer 2020: Why?
Visiting Crete in summer 2020: Why?  Located in the south, Crete is the biggest island of Greece, offering experiences for everyone, adults, children, nature lovers and adventurers etc. It consists of 4 prefectures offering different things to see. Starting from the west it’s Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Lassithi. In each…

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Agiofaraggo Crete
Agiofarago beach is located about 80 km south of Heraklion city, at the exit of the Agiofarago gorge. It is a spectacular beach, with small pebbles and crystal clear waters, which are usually very calm. A beautiful arch is formed on the west of the beach, beneath which you can swim.…

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Richtis gorge Crete
Richtis Gorge Richtis Gorge is located on the north side of Lassithi prefecture between Agios Nikolaos and Siteia. It is about 3km and to cross it you will need 3 or 4 hours of walking depending on the pace. You start from Lahana arched stone bridge and you continue in…

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Koufonisi island
Koufonisi IslandKoufonisi or Leuki, is a tropical island located south of Lassithi prefecture in the Libyan Sea.The island is not inhabited today, but it is full of ruins of human activity, dating from theEarly Minoan to the post-Byzantine years. The locals like to call Koufonissi as Delos of Crete because…

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Kritiki diatrofi
Kritiki diatrofiThe cuisine of Crete is an interesting blend of Greek, Middle East and Italian influence, reflecting the turbulent history of the island. It uses tasty local ingredients, herbs and olive oil, pulses and freshly grown fruits and vegetables, with the characteristic qualities of the Mediterranean diet that is considered…

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Myrtos beach Crete
•.¸♡ Myrtos beach ♡¸.• Myrtos village is located 13 km west of Ierapetra. Myrtos has one of the best beaches in the area with ash sand and crystal clear waters that are worth diving and enjoying the blue sea. An important advantage is that the area is not affected by…

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Greek Easter customs
Red eggs (kokkina avga) are a traditional part of the Greek Easter Sunday celebration. They are lovingly made, either with onion skins or dye and then woven and baked into a tsoureki (three-braided Easter bread signifying the Holy Trinity),used as table decorations, and are the key piece to a fun…

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Neraidospilios
At ‘Astrakiano Gorge’, north of the Astrakoi Bridge, there is the cave called Neraidospilios. According to archaeologist Paul Faure, this was the sanctuary of Tritogeneia Athena. This adjective is due to the ancient Greek name of the River Karteros, i.e. ‘Triton’, who was born in the sanctuary of the goddess.…

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Istron - Voulisma
Voulisma is the second of the three bays of Istron village. Istron village is close to Kalo Chorio and is about 12 km east of Agios Nikolaos and 22 km north of Ierapetra. Approximately 500 meters east of Kalo Chorio is located Voulisma beach or Golden Beach. Its length is…

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Stavros beach
Stavros Beach Stavros is a village located 17km northeast of Chania, near the northernmost tip of Akrotiri. The characteristic of this region is the mountain shaped as a camel where scenes from “Zorba the Greek” by Anthony Quinn were filmed. Climbing the mountain you will find a cave and you…

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Covid 19
Beginning July 1, 2020, the Greek government has determined how the country will welcome travellers, carry out the necessary diagnostic screening and keep everyone safe throughout the season. The Passenger Locator Form (PLF) is a key element in the planning. All travellers are obliged to complete their PLF at least 48 hours…

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Coronavirus pandemic and car rental
Dear customers Dear Friends, We pay special attention to the careful cleaning of our rental vehicles, so that everyone feels safe while using them. This means that before we rent any vehicle, they are professionally cleaned in a multi-step cleaning process incorporating the latest products to minimize the risk of…

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Greek religion. Churches and monasteries.
The religion of Greek people is an important aspect of the Greek culture and 98% of the Greek population are Christian Orthodox.  Churches scattered throughout the country, including the mountain tops and isolated islets, churches are everywhere in Greece. Many are architecturally stunning, while others stand out in their simplicity. Historically, churches and small chapels were built around…

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A day trip to Lasithi plateau
Lassithi plateau is famous for its windmills with white cloths, a trademark of the area. These were water- and flour mills, made most by the Peloponnese settlers that arrived here in late 19th century, to irrigate the plateau. Unfortunately, today young people have abandoned their homeland because the Greek state does not…

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