Holidays in Rethymno Crete
Jan11

Holidays in Rethymno Crete

Located between the Psiloritis mountain of Heraklion, and the white mountains of Chania, the prefecture of Rethymno is the narrowest of the four main prefectures of Crete. It is however one where nature and natural beauty flourish. From the stunning coastlines and crystal blue waters, to the quaint villages and inspiring gorges, Reythmno is a truly wonderful region of Crete to visit. As with the other prefectures of Crete, Rethymno is...

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Holidays in Lassithi Crete
Jan11

Holidays in Lassithi Crete

Located on the eastern side of Crete is the prefecture of Lassithi. The eastern coast of Crete is also the southern most point of Europe, making it a boundary between Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Lassithi is a very beautiful and picturesque part of Crete, with a wonderful landscape of land and sea, where the green and blue colours blend together perfectly, creating a unique setting for your enjoyable and rewarding holidays in...

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Holidays in Heraklion Crete
Jan10

Holidays in Heraklion Crete

Heraklion is the biggest town on the island of Crete, and is located in the central region of the island between the prefectures of Lassithi and Rethymno. It is the main port for entry to the island, and is visited by huge numbers of travellers each year. The prefecture is filled with various towns and villages, all of which have their own immense beauty and charm. The town of Heraklion is the commercial, agricultural, administrative...

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Holidays in Chania Crete
Jan10

Holidays in Chania Crete

The region of Chania ( Hania ) is located on the western most side of the island of Crete, and measures over 2,300 sq.km in size. Chania is one of the most popular of the 4 prefectures of Crete, and is one that provides a huge selection of beautiful and charming holiday destinations. The town of Chania is one of extreme charm and magic, and is a very lively, colourful and enjoyable place to visit. The harbour of the town is surrounded...

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Protecting the ancient olive trees in Crete
Jan03

Protecting the ancient olive trees in Crete

“These trees helped our parents put clothes on our backs and send us to university. It is thanks to these trees that Crete is what it is. Its cultural development is thanks to them. Yet no one cares for these olive trees that have fed millions of people for thousands of years, that have been worshipped and adored.” Aris Koutakis becomes emotional when he talks about the destruction he has witnessed around his home in Amari, a district...

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