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Weather and Climate conditions in Crete

The weather in Crete is characterized by mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. The climate of Crete is a temperate Mediterranean climate There are significant differences between the coastal zone and the mountainous areas, as well as between the west and the east part of Crete, when it

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CRETE: THE SPIRIT OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

The mystery of Crete runs deep. Whoever sets foot on this island senses a mysterious force coursing warmly and beneficently through their veins, sensing their soul beginning to grow” wrote Nikos Kazantzakis, Crete’s most celebrated author, in Report to Greco. On the south side of the Aegean is

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SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN GREECE:

A top holiday destination Even if you didn’t experience 1960s, you’ll still know that Greece has been famous ever since then, throughout the world, for its sun and beaches – and today remains one of the top holiday destinations in the world. The blue sea, exotic beaches, bright

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NATURE IN GREECE

Agrotourism in Greece The wonders of nature are complemented by Greek hospitality. The locals will welcome you at traditional guest houses and family-run hotels. They will offer you local specialties, wine, raki and other authentic products at their restaurants and tavernas. You’ll bond with them at agrotourism hostels and family

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Crete:Genuine hospitality that is truly unforgettable

Cretan hospitality shares the characteristics of its famous landscape; grand, generous and infinitely welcoming. Families are only too happy to share the island’s many specialties – a dakos salad, free-flowing raki or the experience of the mantinades, poems often accompanied by a Cretan lyre or lute. Wise

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CRETE: THE SPIRIT OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

The mystery of Crete runs deep. Whoever sets foot on this island senses a mysterious force coursing warmly and beneficently through their veins, sensing their soul beginning to grow” wrote Nikos Kazantzakis, Crete’s most celebrated author, in Report to Greco. On the south side of the Aegean is

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Οικογενειακές διακοπές όλο τον χρόνο

Φθινόπωρο, χειμώνα και άνοιξη η Ελλάδα ξεδιπλώνει μοναδικές φυσικές ομορφιές και προσφέρει δεκάδες διαφορετικούς προορισμούς διακοπών και δραστηριότητες, για να μην πλήξετε ούτε λεπτό. Στην Αθήνα και τη Θεσσαλονίκη με τους δεκάδες αρχαιολογικούς χώρους, τα μουσεία, τις γκαλερί, τους παιδότοπους, τα πάρκα, τους παραλιακούς πεζόδρομους. Στα χιονοδρομικά κέντρα στον Παρνασσό, στο

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Paligremnos Beach

Basically this is the east end of the main Plakias beach. Paligremnos, or Gonates (Knees), is sandy, well organized and with clear water. The following phenomenon takes place here: when the full moon (from early September through to late January) rises in the east, its light strikes the cliffs

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Rethymno

Rethymno (Réthymno) region: Crete’s smallest prefecture located between White Mountains and Mt Psilorítis (also called “Ídi”), is synonymous with gorgeous mountainscapes, marvellous beaches, Cretan lyre melodies, tsikoudiá spirit served with “oftó”, legendary caves, historic monasteries and monuments, traditional mountain villages and luxurious holiday resorts. Feel the essence

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Diktenna

A lovely beach with sand alternating with pebbles, and crystalline waters that deepen suddenly. Sheltered, with rocks all around, it takes its name from the ancient temple to the goddess Britomartis, which stood here and attracted many worshippers (you entered on bare feet). Britomartis was later equated with the goddess Artemis. Minos, King of Crete, conceived

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