Crete’s Glyka Nera Beach in the remote Sfakia region is a once-in-a-lifetime surprise for those adventurous enough.
One of Crete’s most captivating beaches, Glyka Nera (Sweetwater) features crystal clear, deep azure blue water and fine colorful pebbles.
A case of coronavirus in Chania on Crete has health officials puzzled as a 20 Swedish telecommunications worker slips past Athens controls.
Here in Greece, it’s the time of the olive harvests. Here’s a brief introduction to the importance of the Cretan olive and a short film.
This coming Sunday is the last time this year that people can take in Fortress of Koules – Aptera. Opening hours are from 11.00 – 14.00.
Coming up in the Podikiana Village of Platanias Municipality, Karavitakis Winery will host an event organized by Cretan Cooking Classes.
The Other Wind Festival kicked off this past weekend in Sougia on the Libyan Sea in the southwest of Crete.
The opening ceremonies of the 7th edition of the Giortes Rokkas Festival take place tonight in Rokka Square in Chania Prefecture August 1st.
The “Nature Loves Courage Festival 2019” at Sougia kicks off June 7th and 8th in the far-southwest of Crete Island.
The Sfakia region is the largest municipality on Crete. Located in the extreme south of Chania Prefecture, this natural wonderland was once home to over 40,000 residents. Today, the region has less than 2,000 full-time residents spread out over an area of 468 square kilometers. Situated about 75 km from Chania city, Chora Sfakion (Hora […]
One of Crete’s most popular tourist resorts, Platanias is situated just to the west of world famous Chania, close to Agia Marina.
The annual Elos Chestnut Harvest and Festival is scheduled to take place October 21st, after last year’s cancellation on account of a local villager’s death. Organizers this year promise to make up for lost time with live music, folk dances, and plenty of raki and wine to go along with traditional chestnut recipes.
One of Crete Island’s most underrated coastal towns, Kissamos (Kastelli) is a seaside village on Kissamos Bay known for its wine and olive oil, and as a departure point for famous Balos Lagoon.
In this article, Argophilia shares a view of Georgiopouli, maybe the most underrated Crete destination of all. Crete is full of surprises, even in the most touristy places.
Crete holds so many secrets safe-and-sound still. Our journeys here began in 2014 on an extended vacation visit. And as a friend who’s a Cretan once told me, “During my lifetime here I’ve searched something new each week, and I’ve still not discovered it all.” After having lived here some months I am convinced too, that […]