As the largest and most well-known of the Greek islands, Crete attracts millions of tourists every year. While most sunseekers will be heading to the beach, there are some quiet idyllic villages just waiting to be explored.
These hidden gems of Crete are ideal if you’re looking to get away from some of the crowds for a day, or you just want to experience some of the unique charm on offer on the island. To help you plan for your holidays in Crete, we’ve put together a few of the villages that are well worth a visit.
It’s true, the weather in Crete is glorious. In fact, it’s known to have almost 300 days of sun each year. However, depending on various factors including the time of year, rain is sometimes inevitable. And as you may already know, the weather always likes to pack a surprise. We show you how you can enjoy your holidays in Crete with rainy-day adventures that are just so good, you’ll want to do them when the sun is shining.
It’s perfectly normal to be excited about your holiday, but it is important to keep a few things in mind in order to avoid simple mistakes. If you’re travelling for the first time, whether alone or with the whole family, you might make some common mistakes that are shared by other first-time holidaymakers. Continue reading
Going on holiday is a fantastic experience that can help you to feel relaxed and refreshed as you take a break from the realities of daily life. As a parent, however, travelling can bring its own stresses, and taking your children on holiday can be a downright exhausting experience!
So, we thought we would help out all those parents out there by putting together a list of tips for travelling with kids.
Are you still not sure where to have your wedding? For many, the decision to hold their wedding ceremony abroad is easy, but then comes the question: how are you going to arrange all of that? Continue reading
Crete is the largest Greek island and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. Boasting Blue Flag beaches, historic towns, and archaeological remains which date back thousands of years, there are so many things to see and do on this perfect island.
If you’re planning on visiting Crete, here are the top five Greek experiences you need to try. Continue reading
Greece is known for its contemporary styles and use of olive oil, vegetables, grains, fish, wine and meats. You will also be able to find plenty of traditional ingredients such as olives, cheese, lemon juice, herbs and yoghurt. Crete has a huge food culture and is renowned for its superb taste-bud tingling ingredients. You simply can’t leave the island without trying a few of these distinguishable dishes:
Are you heading over to the enchanting island of Crete? This island is so rich in culture, history and beauty that some of its mysteries are bound to remain hidden forever. Before you go, however, you can still get to know Crete a little bit better! Take a look at our list of things you may not have known about this stunning island and enjoy it even more when the time to visit has finally arrived: Continue reading
Summer is the optimum time for the beginning of the festival season, and they are there for all of us to enjoy. The beautiful island of Crete hosts plenty of cultural music and events, celebrating in their own style. But summer is even more exciting and special, with vacationers on holiday from all over the world! Here are a few festivals to enjoy this summer in Crete. Continue reading
Crete is a beautiful island and the largest of the Greek islands, boasting white sandy beaches and a rich culture. This makes Crete a great holiday destination and there are plenty of things to see and do while you are here. In fact, there is so much, why not create your own little bucket list so you don’t miss out on anything – we’ve started you off with a few suggestions!