Escape to Crete this Spring for Festivals, Flowers and Good Food

Crete is in its natural prime between March and June; the plants and trees bloom with blossom and flowers. The temperature reaches a cosy 20°C by March, and it gets steadily warmer throughout the Summer time with highs of 35°C … Continue reading

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Top Attractions in Crete

When you visit Crete, you’ll find such a vast range of sights and attractions close by that you may have trouble fitting them all in to your holiday. Here are just a few of the top attractions for you to … Continue reading

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Crete in Bloom and Spring Walking 2013

On the 23rd April Crete in Bloom held its annual Crete in Bloom week. 27 “Bloomers” flew out to Crete for a week of Botany, photography, field excursions, bird watching and Gorge walking with expert guidance as always by the … Continue reading

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Release of the new Rough Guide to Crete June 2013

The brand new edition of the Rough Guide to Crete has just been released, and mentions many of the tavernas and villages where Pure Crete has villas and cottages. The Aptera tavera is described as” very good taverna with a shaded … Continue reading

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Heraklion Archaelogical Museum Update 2013

Two new halls of Sculptors have opened at the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion. In addtion, the temporary exhibition of the museum highlights is housed in a special gallery at the North side of the Museum, whose entrance is located at … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in Crete just now?

Summer came early to Crete this year, with an unseasonably hot April followed by rain showers in early May. The snow on the White Mountains had gone by May. Easter in Crete was largely celebrated as usual, with many Pure Crete … Continue reading

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Crete, the Euro and the Greek Economy

Holidays in Crete continue unaffected by Brussels budget talks of supporting the Greek economy and at Pure Crete business is brisk.  The latest EC support package of debt right offs in exchange for spending reductions is designed to keep Greece … Continue reading

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