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.
What you are about to read will hopefully shed new light on Knossos and those ancient inhabitants of Crete known as the Minoans.
In news from the Lasithi Regional unit of Crete, officials of the prefecture organized a special introduction to the region in cooperation with GNTO Austria. A fam trip was organized to highlight the unique beauty of Eastern Crete, and to “familiarize” Austrians with the area.
The legends and spiritual wonders of Crete may never be fully uncovered. Then again, when local peasants in 1883 discovered ancient votive objects in the now famous Dictaean Cave no modern archaeologist had a clue of Crete’s hidden treasures.
In a recent Athens meet-up decision makers discussed the further promotion, maintenance, and protection of the great cultural heritage of Crete’s Lassithi Plateau. The focus of the meeting was on Dictaean Cave, as well as other prominent Lassithi cultural sites, and a coming visit by the Minister of Culture of Greece to Crete.
A story from ancient Karfi, a story of how the last Minoans may have lived and believed. Karfi was the last stronghold of a magnificent culture destroyed by the gods.