Five Traditional Foods and Drinks to Try in Crete

One of the many benefits of booking holiday villas in Crete is the ability to prepare your own meals, saving you money on dining out. But if you’re looking to experience true Cretan culture – including the island’s food and … Continue reading

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What Can You do During a Cretan Winter?

With winter upon us in the UK, you may be looking for somewhere to escape to. Crete is just the place for a bit of winter sunshine, avoiding the hustle and bustle of the summer sunshine seekers and allowing you … Continue reading

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Why Crete is the Perfect Place for a Family Holiday

Getting away with the family and exploring new places is a fantastic way to make wonderful memories that will last you a lifetime. Travelling to Crete is a great destination for a family holiday as the flight time from the … Continue reading

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Crete’s Top 3 Historical Attractions

While sun, sea and sand will be three big reasons for scouring the market for holiday villas in Crete, there is also much more to the island than the beach. Cultural attractions include some very interesting villages and historical sites … Continue reading

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Christmas in Crete

If you are thinking of spending Christmas in Crete this year, you may be wondering what to expect. Although Christmas in Greece has become somewhat traditional and is now based on holy days, there are some differences. Here’s a quick … Continue reading

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Your Guide to a Romantic Crete Escape

The world is full of romantic destinations to whisk you and your loved one away and Crete should certainly be top of your list. This island offers everything you could imagine including natural beauty, amazing food, breathtaking architecture, and much … Continue reading

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An Autumn Escape to Crete

Autumn in Crete is a splendid time of year. The warm weather is accompanied by a season of grapes, olives and chestnut harvesting while the village festivals celebrate the local harvests, with music, dancing and, of course, feasting. Crete blossoms … Continue reading

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Villages Worth Seeking Out During Your Crete Holiday

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 great historical attractions and some quiet idyllic villages just waiting to be … Continue reading

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