Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the island of Spinalonga is a picturesque and eerily beautiful Crete treasure.
Coming up in 2019, the “Cretan Chess Tour” will feature Crete as an international chess destination. A series of match events will be held in Heraklion, in Hersonissos, at the village of Anogia, and in Agios Nikolaos, according to a press conference from Galaxy Hotel in the island’s capital.
Officials in Crete are looking at ways to optimize the potential for yacht and luxury boating in a 3-day event in Agios Nikolaos that took place last week. The event was the lead-in to the implementation of the EU-backed iBLUE project.
In news from the Crete hotel scene, a new Wyndham Grand Hotel will open in the summer of 2019. Wyndham will use the offseason to renovate the fabulous Mirabello Beach & Village Hotel in Agios Nikolaos.
Here on Crete Spring brings with it the traditions of Easter and its spiritual magic. The island proclaims the rebirth of bright dreams and the jubilance of paradise under the Aegean sun. Argo loves to show off Crete. It’s truly like no other place on Earth. So without further superfluity, here’s a selection of photographs for your mental album.
For visitors to Greece during this Christmas season, the religious feast of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) is celebrated each year as pilgrims travel to Naxos for St. Nicholas in the village of Kynidaro, and to the old the chapel of Agios Nikolaos at Faros.
Some 408 plus beaches and 10 marinas in Greece were named Blue Flag clean wonders by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).