Plakias Beaches

plakias

Plakias is a popular tourist destination on the south coast of the Rethymnon Prefecture. The central beach is some 1.3 km long, sandy and organized (sunbeds, umbrellas and showers). It is a perfect spot for surfing and diving: a centre for the last operates here. All around you will find a sufficiency of hotels

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The E4 route Angouseliana-Spili

The E4 route Angouseliana-Spili is 14 kilometers long and its estimated time is approximately 4 hours. The trail crosses the settlement of Katsogrida, bypasses the Atsipades village, passes through the Koksare village, crosses the Lower and Upper Miksorouma and Dariviana and terminates at Spili. Following the road from Angouseliana to Palaioloutra, you

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The Gorge of Kourtaliotis

The Gorge of Kourtaliotis is one of the most attractive around the area of Rethimno. It starts at the slopes of the mountains Kouroupa (984 m) and Ksiros (904 m), a little after the village Koksare, it follows river Kourtaliotis and ends up at the beach of

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Crete, land of thousand caves …

Crete, land of thousand caves … an awesome image from the exploration of Ψ207 cave on Lefka Ori mountain range where we also meet the 2 deepest caves in Greece, the Leon (-1110m) and Gourgouthakas (-1208m), the 60th deepest cave in the world !

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History

Mythology has it that it was in a cave of Crete where the goddess Rhea hid the newborn Zeus.  In that cave, Zeus was brought up by the nymphs while the demonical Kouretes would strike their shields loudly so that Cronus may not hear the crying of

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Rethymno

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

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