A series of Summer lectures beginning this month at Crete’s Knossos Research Center begins this month, discussing facets of Hellenic history.
A first in a series of stories (chapters) from the myth and reality of the land the ancients called Keftiu.
A 6.4 magnitude quake strikes Crete island at 12:24 PM local time just outside the ancient town of Palekastro, in the far-east of the island.
Greece’s Ministry of Culture has announced special events and free admission to archaeological sites and museums for August Full Moon 2021.
The “Islands of the winds. The nautical culture of the Prehistoric Aegean” exhibition opens at Koules Fortress on the harbor of Heraklion.
Knowledge of the Keftiu, the place, and the people said to have been the “nail that held up the world,” may reveal the path humanity missed.
Ruins are ruins: old bricks, aged stonework, dry moss, and cracks. But, at Knossos the right mindset evokes the sublime.
More Instagram shares from the mysterious and beautiful Crete island, a paradise like no other place in the world.
The Sissi Archaeological Project moves forward in 2021 unearthing the secrets of the Minoans.
An earthquake in 365 A.D. destroyed every city in Crete. It was the telltale echo of a much more devastating event nearly 2,000 years before.
One of our favorite places on Crete is the area around amazing Kommos Beach (or Komos) where few tourists visit.
Is is said, that Keftiu, the island of the dead, hides a portal to the afterlife. The last priest of a god, tells a modern tale of adventure.
In Tsoutsouras, in southern Crete, theres more legend, experiences, and myth than any tourist can take in.
A Cambridge specialist in Mycenaean epigraphy has brought us one step closer to deciphering the language of the mysterious Minoans.
Knossos, the ancient seat of a peaceful empire, has lost none of its charm, mysticism, or power over the centuries.