A selection of Crete vacation deals for Spring 2019 that make the island of the Minoans a top choice.
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.
Coming to Chania Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st, the Oinokritika Wine Fair is a Pancretan cultural event showcasing Crete’s finest wineries and products.
The storm damage to roads, buildings, and the local infrastructure of Crete will exceed €100 million euro, according to the region’s Governor
Stavros Arnaoutaki .
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chania, “Ney Matogrosso – Handsome as a Greek – Greek Mythology inspires a Revolutionist” an art exhibition by Alkistis Michaelides will be on display until March 30th.
Two days of amazing Cretan wine comes to Chania with the OiNotika Cretan wine fair, on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of February.
Last month in Rethymno Grecotel Creta Pallas hosted the “World Olive Day: Expanding Olive Oil Tourism in Crete,” to bring more olive lovers and businesses to the island.
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Hotel has just been awarded Europe’s Best Historic Hotel by Historic Hotels Worldwide for 2018.
Divers have discovered a new underwater cave while exploring near
Spathas, a little over 20km west of the port city of Chania.
Travelers who fly with Aegean Airlines can now earn award miles and free nights because of a partnership with 6 hotels and resorts in Chania.
Since moving here to Crete I’ve had the distinct feeling that Poseidon has been watching over our little family. This weekend the god of the oceans gently guided us to join the crew of a fantastic boat tour company, appropriately named, “Seaking Adventures.” Here’s our ship’s log of our journey to fantastic Thodorou Island off Platanias.
Coming up Sunday the 23rd and Monday the 24th of September, the Municipality of Platanias, under the auspices of the Region of Crete, will present the 8th Annual Festival “Tourism, Land, and Culture.”
The Ancient Theatre of Aptera resonated this summer with words and sounds from antiquity when actors and musicians took to the stage. Opened back in 2016 after partial excavations were completed, the theater welcomed an audience for the first time in seventeen centuries. This past June the theater came alive once again with a dramatized narration […]
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.