Category Archives: Culture

The Sirens’ House: Myths of the Bay

We love hearing about ancient myths and legends, and the Greek culture has some of the most colourful and imaginative myths and legends ever recorded. From the adventures of the mighty Heracles to the tragedy of the gods and the … Continue reading

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Famous People from Crete

Crete is a hotspot for talent; there are plenty of celebrities who have come from Crete, as well as celebrities who like to holiday in Crete. Why not consider a cultural tour of Crete, inspired by its most famous people? … Continue reading

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Visiting Crete? Here Are the Top 5 Things to Pack.

When it comes to family or couples’ holidays abroad, there are few locations as beautiful and easily accessible as the Greek island of Crete. Featuring blue seas and white sands, along with stunning local architecture and culture, Crete is the … Continue reading

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Which Cities To Visit On Your Cretan Holiday?

When you think of holidays in Crete, you often think of sandy white beaches, beautiful little whitewashed houses and lots of yummy food and drink.  Crete has another side though; its cities. A trip to the city is an ideal way … 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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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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