The region of Crete is funding a new winter tourism infrastructure project to transform an abandoned ski resort into a mountain refuge.
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.
Archaeologists excavating at the Zominshos Minoan site atop Crete’s Mount Psiloritis, have reported fascinating new finds at the dig.
Scholars unveil more and more to help us understand antiquity. But our legacy remains in the ethereal playground of King Sarpedon.
A Siberian runner bests a throng of competitors to reach the summit (2,456 meters) of Crete’s tallest peak, Psilopritis Mountain (Mt. Ida). In a race event spanning two days, runners from 20 nations competed in a variety of events in celebration of Crete, Minoan, and Greek traditions. The call to “Run in the footsteps of Zeus” was answered by Russian Dmitrii Usharov and many others at the 9th annual Psiloritis Race on Crete.