Sitia – one of the most beautiful places


Sitia, one of the most beautiful places in Crete. Sitia is one of the most beautiful, cleanest, cheapest, with many hotels and also animal friendly cities in Crete. Much like an amphitheater built on the back of the hill of the same name, recalls the town to places in Italy. That is not so very surprising, since the region was under Italian influence during the expulsion of the Turks and the reconstruction of the city in late 19th century, and during the Venetian period in the Middle Ages, as well as during the occupation in WW2. It’s not totally sure… learn more

Tropical Beach of Malia

Tropical Beach of Malia

Fantastic sandy beach east of Malia. The ‘Tropical Beach’ of Malia is a wonderful sandy beach, which lies east of the built-up area near the Palace of Malia. One can easily reach the Tropical Beach by bus from Malia. This is the same direction as to the palace ruins. Behind the beach is an access road with parking on the side. At the eastern end behind the beach, parking is also possible on a site. Per scooter, quad bike or car hire , the Tropical Beach Malia is easy to reach. On foot it is only a good 45 minutes… learn more

Palace of Malia

Palace of Malia

Visit to the Palace of Malia. A turn-off left behind the modern town of Malia on the highway from Heraklion to Aghios Nikolaos ends up in the archeological site of Malia and the remains of the Minoan city. The original title of the city as well as the Palace of Malia aren’t remembered, their title simply being used from the neighboring town. Greek mythologies make reference that Sarpedon, the brother of Minos and the son of Zeus and Europa, governed there. Appreciate the fact a human pre­sence here from the Neolithic time, as can be witnessed from the handful of… learn more

Merry Xmas 2017 !


Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year 2018 ! learn more