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Kazantzakis Museum and the village of Myrtia
17 Sep 2019

Kazantzakis Museum and the village of Myrtia

When you are in Crete you should consider taking an off the beaten track day trip in the Cretan inland to visit an impressive museum dedicated to the life and work of Nikos Kazantzakis and explore the beautiful historical village of Myrtia, 15km from the city of Heraklion and 45km from Malia. Nikos

The exotic Chrissi Island
16 Jul 2019

The exotic Chrissi Island

Crete is known as an island of contrasts, with a variety of alpine and coastal landscapes and a large number of beaches for every taste. What is lesser known, however, is that there are also smaller islands around Crete that you can easily visit for a day trip, and some of them are as exotic [&helli

The Traditional Villages of Krasi and Avdou
21 Jun 2019

The Traditional Villages of Krasi and Avdou

Holidays in Crete are synonymous to long hours under the warm sun, relaxing at exotic sandy beaches and enjoying the refreshing Mediterranean sea. A visit to the mountains to explore traditional villages is probably not on the list of many holidaymakers. However, some of these villages are so close

Day trip to Spinalonga
19 Apr 2019

Day trip to Spinalonga

The small island of Spinalonga is the second most visited attraction in Crete after Knossos, as its “dark” history inspires awe and curiosity to locals and visitors alike. The island is located in a landscape of exceptional beauty, at the heart of Elounda bay, across the picturesque fishing vill