Sitia citizens, businesses, and officials organize to send aid to fellow Cretans in hard hit Arkalochori, in neighboring Heraklion Prefecture.
The Holy Monastery of Toplou, outside Sitia, has announced that pilgrims will not be allowed for the feast of Saint Isadore at remote Cape Sidero.
The hidden “Butterfly Gorge” is an Eden-like canyon leaeding from the tiny mountain village of Oreino to the Libyan Sea.
If you ever find yourself exploring the northeast of Crete, be sure not to miss a lesser-known treasure called Tholos Beach.
The Municipality of Ierapetra, the Regional Unit of Lasithi, and the Region of Crete launched the 4th Annual Ierapetra Tourism Festival.
Greek officials have now approved three tourism investment projects totaling over €240 million euro for three of Greece’s most visited islands.
The Economic Chamber of Greece Regional Department of Eastern Crete hosted an event, “Modern Trends in the Tourist Market,” which focused on suggested strategies for the upcoming touristic season.
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.
Here on Crete Spring brings with it the traditions of Easter and its spiritual magic. The island proclaims the rebirth of bright dreams and the jubilance of paradise under the Aegean sun. Argo loves to show off Crete. It’s truly like no other place on Earth. So without further superfluity, here’s a selection of photographs for your mental album.
Minoan Group, developers of the somewhat controversial Itanos Gaia Resort, has announced the intention to sell off a significant share of the company caused a 30+ per cent boost in shares as of yesterday.
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.
Not all news from paradise is positive these days as unsustainable practices and the global warming trend threatens to turn Cyprus and other southern European islands into true desert islands. New concerns over Cyprus’ very limited water resources come from Cyprus’s Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment, which has set up a national […]