Sitia citizens, businesses, and officials organize to send aid to fellow Cretans in hard hit Arkalochori, in neighboring Heraklion Prefecture.
A collection of Instagram moments from Crete Island for July of 2021. Sfakia to Sitia and all in between, Crete is a vacation paradise.
A selection of Instagram shares from businesses on Crete that have help express the Cretan vibe through their photos.
A series of Instagram shares that reflects an unexpected aspect of Crete travel value. Winter on Greece’s biggest island is magic too.
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.
This past weekend Cretans mixed business and pleasure, which is a kind of tradition that will probably suit the post-pandemic era as well.
When the coronavirus pandemic emergency subsites, Crete will be your perfect destination for seclusion in paradise.
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.
Early Wednesday morning, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted Crete island, but no damage or injuries have been reported.
A girl from here on Crete, Sunday Katsogresaki of Sitia, will represent Greece in the Miss Europe Continental 2019 contest in Naples. A flight attendant for VVIP International, Ms. Katsogresaki is also an ATPL student pilot and a fitness freak who’s also a model and actress. Sunday hopes to take the crown from the reigning […]
At the far eastern corner of Crete Island, an amazing prehistoric city once existed. Visiting the ruins left at Itanos once gets the sense of lost time, and of the powerful and prosperous people who once lived there. Ancient Itanos was one of the strongest cities in Crete, but little is known of the ancient […]
A leading Polish tour operator, Itaka will have representatives in Heraklion from October 21st thru 24th to sample Cretan touristic product.
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.
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 […]
Archaeologists here on Crete have unearthed Minoan tombs at least 3,000 years old. At a cemetery from the Bronze Age, two more graves were discovered at the Petras Palace site near Sitia in the far east of the island.