This week the city of Rethymno earned a new distinction in being selected a “European City of Wine” by the wine union RECEVIN. The central Crete coastal city is the first city of Greece, and the only town outside of Italy, of Spain and Portugal to have received the distinction.
In news from Chania, regional authorities met last week with Fraport Greece CEO Alexander Zinell to discuss ways to attract companies to the region. At the to discuss expanding the horizons for Chania’s “Daskaloyiannis” airport, concerns were expressed about Ryanair’s decision to scrap its base in Chania. Underneath the positive news though, stakeholders in Crete worry the German company may be mucking up any shot at off-season tourism wins.
We finally took the opportunity to drive to one of Crete’s most fascinating places this week. The Lasithi Plateau, located in the Lasithi regional unit in eastern Crete, Greece is famous today for the thousands of windmills that once irrigated the fertile soils of the plateau.
Crete has been experiencing a wretched sandstorm since about 4 pm today and the air is already unbreathable. But the images are breathtaking. Using no filters, these are the island sceneries of the day.
From the National Gallery of Arts to private artist’s workshops and studios, there are many art galleries in Tirana worthy of your attention. These are some of the best destinations to find original art that provokes and challenges dialogue.
On Vltava Day Sunday, March 18, 2018, the city of Prague offers free boat rides for all: tourists and residents alike. Head out to Dvořákovo nábřeží to catch your ride and celebrate the fourth annual Vltava Day on the river, like a local.
On Wednesday March 14th, Greece was honored as the top destination with the best beaches in Europe, by ITE Group, the organizer of the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2018 Moscow.
Leningrad oblast announced this week some of the region’s plant for football fans visiting the 2018 World Cup events this summer. According to officials several touristic routes have been created to include seven medieval fortresses.
News from the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) informs us of approval for the very first diving park to in Crete being given the green light by officials. According to the news the part, which includes shipwrecks and 38 artificial reefs, has been approved by the Chania region’s Environment and Spatial Planning Committee.
Heraklion attractions from an Instagram point of view, a selection of the city’s most photogenic spots. Instagram opportunities made for phone toting tourists.
BoogelWoogel-2018 will be bigger, better and “crankier” than ever before. The Alpine Carnival that takes place at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort from March 28 to April 1 has a reputation for building on past successes, so this year’s event will surely out-do all previous carnivals.
According to a new scientific study, Athens will be the worst hit of all European capitals where future droughts and heatwaves are concerned. Researchers at Newcastle University sourced all the available climate models (based on three scenarios) in order to predict how weather patterns will evolve for some 571 European cities between 2050 and 2100.