Hephaestion storm cold, gales, rain, and snow blanket much of Greece as Epiphany celebrations dampened on Crete and other islands.
The highest peak of Crete, Mount Psiloritis, rises some 2,456 meters above the sea. This UNESCO treasure is a nature lover’s playground.
As the 2019 season of performances at the Minoan Theater in Karteros now draws to a close, it’s time to book one of Crete’s best experiences.
Coming up August 7th and 8th at the Bethlehem Gate in Heraklion, the Puppet Theater of Crete will debut a new summer production featuring a legendary start starting at 21:00.
This evening the foremost authority on the Minoan Palace of Galatas will lead a tour of the site as part of the Earth Water Fire Festival.
Another amazing Heraklion playground was inaugurated last week at the junction of Itanos and Kalamas streets (near the Aghia Anna Temple).
Greece’s Parliament has ratified an agreement to build a modern international airport at Kastelli on Crete.
Greece’s Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis, joined four of Russia’s most distinguished cosmonauts to inaugurate Yuri Gagarin Park.
On Crete, Greeks celebrate March 25th, 1821, when Greek Revolutionary Forces first raised their flag of independence.
A pitched battle is being waged over the inclusion of ancient Minoan palaces as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Coming up in Heraklion, April 5th through 17th, 2019, the British School at Athens will offer the Prehistoric, Greek and Roman Pottery Course, a unique opportunity for hands-on experience in the field of archeology.
A leading Polish tour operator, Itaka will have representatives in Heraklion from October 21st thru 24th to sample Cretan touristic product.
Newly renovated for the current season, Heraklion’s five-star Galaxy Hotel Iraklio invites visitors to beat the summer heat at its pool
According to TUI Germany, the Greek islands of Crete, Rhodes, and Kos were among the ten most popular last-minute tourism destinations for German travelers in summer 2018.
In news from Crete, the development of a former U.S. military base in Gournes near Heraklion is set to roll out. Investors in what will be a project similar to the Elliniko state sell-off fund TAIPED for the Athens airport are ready to invest hundreds of millions in the project.