We love images, and especially those of places we love to visit most. To share a bit of photographic love of Crete, Greece with you, here’s a selection of images from Flickr users we love. Enjoy the Island famous for Filoxenia.
Heraklion-Crete Get Charter Flights from Kazakhstan
Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, has just launched charter flights to a number of European tourist destinations including Rhodes and Heraklion, on Crete.
Grotto Homes: Romance the Cretan Way
On Crete the idea of out-of-the-way places takes on new dimensions. The countryside is as pristine and wild as you can imagine. The effect of this wildness, meeting the cities by the sea, leaves visitors spellbound in a sort of landscape awe. At the civilized heart of rural Crete, a tapestry of villages dot the island like tiny gems. It is in just such a tiny town, literally hidden from view, where you will find the most romantic stay at Grotto Homes.
Crete’s Most Fabulous Instagram Shares
Scanning Instagram via the app and Twitter this morning we found some of the most amazing imagery of the majestic island of Crete. For your viewing and sharing pleasure, here’s April’s best Instagram stuff from the Mediterranean island.
Ryanair Bournemouth Flights Add to Crete Splendor
Ryanair has launched another direct route to Crete from the UK. Announced on Tuesday, the Bournemouth Airport flights to Chania in Crete will be a big boom for UK tourists and the Greek Island’s tourism industry as well.
Crete Week Two: At the Top of the World
The White Mountains of Crete (Lefka Ori) are a spectacle to behold. The white capped limestone peaks offer the most dramatic backdrop for an Island so famous for seaside pleasures and ancient seafaring. In fact, the spectacle of sheer cliffs rising into the clouds is almost as awe inspiring as the pristine beaches and aquamarine waters of the Cretan and Libyan Seas that surround Crete.
Winning Sailing Attitudes Lead to Winning the Crete Union Cup
The land of the fabled Minoans was the scene last month of the first Crete Union Cup Regatta sailing event ever organized. Organized as a celebration of the centennial unification of Crete with mainland Greece and with the support of several Crete´s yachting clubs, the Region of Crete, the Hellenic Sailing Federation, and many local sponsors, […]
Aqua Vista Hotels – Dreams that Become Memories
Aqua Vista Hotels is a collection of exceptional boutique properties catering to virtually every type of traveller, and guaranteeing memorable experiences tailored to guests’ special needs and desires. Now if this is not selective enough, or following the “guest experience” trend trending these days, we don’t know what is.
Cretans Greet Fall with Tsikoudia Festival
Crete, the largest island in Greece and the fifth in Mediterranean Sea, is also the most fascinating one. With a remarkable history which the traveler can admire all over the island, from the ruins of the Minoan Palace of Knossos to the Venetian fortress of Rethymo, Crete is renowned for its natural beauty, diverse landscape and fertile valleys and rich gastronomic culture. Crete simply has it all!
Exclusive: Cretan Union Cup Regatta Sails
Our coverage of the first ever Cretan Union Cup Regatta begins as the participating captains sail out from Chania Harbor to line up for the race start.
Must See in Crete This October: First Ever Cretan Union Cup Sailing Regatta
On December 1, 2013, Crete celebrates 100 years since the raising of the Greek flag at the fort of Firka, which mark the union of the Island with Greece. The locals marked the centenary with various cultural and artistic events, all throughout the year, and continue to celebrate enthusiastically till the end of 2013, with […]
Ten Summer “Gems” on Crete
As Summer draws to a close in the Mediterranean Crete affords a special opportunity for last minute vacation memories. The land of the ancient Minoans is as unique as those distant ancestors were culturally, and as magnificent an adventure as any place in Europe.
Argo Exclusive: Kayaking Historic Crete with Dana Paskiewicz
Argo Travel News had a chance recently to connect with kayak adventurer Dana Paskiewicz (left), Marketing Director of The Northwest Passage, an adventure travel company that aimed at travel from the North Pole to warm southern waters and beyond.
Five Superb Hotels for Your Crete Getaway
If Winter weather has you ready for fun in the sun what better value is there than Crete? The land of the Minoans is possessed not only of one of the world’s healthiest climates, but aquamarine seas and cultural events, ancient history, and best of all the friendliest people anywhere. Add in some luxury treatment and the best seaside values one can imagine, and you have a vacation option fit for any fantasy getaway notion.
Hippie Festival in Matala, Crete
The festival, a reunion of the hippies who once stayed in Matala’s famed caves, is scheduled for Saturday the 11th to Monday 13th of June 2011.