The Minoan Group has a clear runway to develop a €250 million euro resort near Sitia in the Lasithi prefecture of Crete. A court ruling over the controversial resort development known as the Itanos Gaia Project opens the door for Minoan.
With 10 kilometers of white, sandy Blue Flag beaches dipping gently into shallow waters, Tigaki is the right destination to find yourself relaxed and at peace in no time. The main beach at Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa has been recognized by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) through its Blue Flag program that recognizes marinas […]
Coming up July 19th in Chania, the 4th Cretan World Music Festival takes place at the Kapsomenos Foundation. Organized by the famous jazz violinist and festival founder Maria Manousaki, the event will be located in the picturesque village of Alikianos, which is about 10 kilometers outside of the Crete’s best-known city, Chania.
We Do Local is a Cretan initiative to promote sustainable businesses on the island. They have a strong focus on hospitality and gastronomy, but they also promote local culture.
Driving the dizzy roads of Crete is a marvelous adventure all its own. A road trip to the far west of the island a few years back, it’s a recurring daydream for me. Falasarna, one of Europe’s most famous beaches, is a unique and fascinating spectacle tucked away in a primitive countryside. This is the story of “getting there” with wheels supplied by Sixt Rent-A-Car.
In the early Spring of 2014 my family and our news team headed to Crete for a first visit to see the magic there. Here’s a recap of that adventure.
Save the date: on October 7, 2017, Oia will welcome the best of the best freerunners in the world and as a spectator, you will be able to see them flying over white-washed walls, domed roofs, and Orthodox church crosses like Greek gods.
Those who witnessed a sunset over the Aegean from the best vantage point of Oia, know that it is easy to fall in love with Santorini.
The “Bike Friendly Hotel” initiative responds to the increasing cyclist tourism demand, labeling hotels that cater to travelers who enjoy cycling.
The Prehistoric Town of Akrotiri is a wonderful tale of a Glorious past that offers a glimpse into the lifestyle and art of the people of Thira.
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites and Spa offers the ultimate stay for a romantic getaway on Santorini for a new special price.
Crete is one of the most picturesque places on Earth. Argophilia Travel News carries tons of news from Greece’s biggest island, but we’ve never explored in depth the wonderful Instagram accounts from the land of the ancient Minoans. Here’s a curative for having overlooked a wonderful resource, a preview of Hersonissos 2017. Hersonissos (or Chersonissos) […]