A series of Instagram shares that reflects an unexpected aspect of Crete travel value. Winter on Greece’s biggest island is magic too.
Crete in winter is a natural wonderland of beauty, and solitude like nowhere else on Earth. Here’s a selection of shares to tantalize you.
A little flotilla of Cretan fishing boats set said from Myrtos with provisions from home for sailors of the Hellenic Navy.
An update of what’s happening on Crete island over the weekends. August 9th saw locals at their usual haunts.
A few Crete experiences from locals for the first week of August, 2020. Crete without a million tourists is an even more beautiful paradise.
A Crete sunset symbolizes what Cretans hope will be the end of a pandemic, and a new beginning.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled the far-east of Crete Island this morning. The center of the tremor was 8 km east of the port city of Sitia.
Underwater excavations off Crete island are revealing more facts about the sunken city of Olous, off Elounda.
The Municipality of Ierapetra, the Regional Unit of Lasithi, and the Region of Crete launched the 4th Annual Ierapetra Tourism Festival.
Here are 5 amazing areas of Greece not many visitors have explored. From Kefalonia to Chrisi Island, Greece is still a wonder destination.
I thought to share some of the best images with Argo readers, but first a little bit about marvelous Ierapetra.
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Koutsounari Traditional Cottages in the South of Crete. What follows is a bit of history along with a promise for the future of Cretan hospitality.
News from the Hellenic Association of Municipalities with Thermal Springs promises an upswing in Greece spa and wellness tourism once regulatory goals are met. According to Markos Danas, General Secretary of the organization, the ironing out of technical specifications, distribution and setting out protected zones are the prerequisites for the development of thermal springs and spa tourism in Greece. This opens up the ultimate potential for a vast opportunity to create a medical tourism industry that could well supercharge Greece’s main economic engine.
Three years ago, my team at Argophilia visited Crete for the first time. After the visit we took it upon ourselves to try and promote “off season” tourism on this magnificent island in the south Aegean. Unknown to us at the time, one resort had already seized upon the potential. Here’s a Christmas story from […]
Coming to the south coast of Crete this August 5th thru 9th, the 4th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra is dedicated to civilization. This year’s festival follows the same motive as all past version in documenting history throughout Greece and the world.