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2018/04/22 at 10:37 am
Crete Aquarium

Crete Aquarium at Gournes. At Gournes, 10 miles east of Heraklion, the most frequently developed coastline is interrupted. There, to the west of the village of Gouves, a former air force base of the ... See more

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2018/04/15 at 9:42 am
Gortys

Gortys, the destroyed Roman city on Crete. History of Gortys Gortys was one of the most important cities on Crete until its complete destruction by the Saracens in 823-827. The city was laid out on ... See more

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2018/04/08 at 8:23 am
Beach holiday and climates

Water temperatures, climatic data and information about beach holiday in Crete. For a beach holiday in Crete it is best to go from June to September. At this time, the sea has a really pleasant ... See more

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2018/04/01 at 9:11 am
Greek Orthodox Easter Celebrations

The Greek Orthodox Easter is a week later this year on April 8, 2018!

Easter in Crete. Easter is the most significant festival in Greece and has the importance of Christmas in Western Europe. Every Greek is trying to be at the celebrations in his hometown and also many ... See more

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2018/03/25 at 12:00 pm
Milatos Cave

Cave of Milatos In February 1823, 2,500 women and children from the surrounding villages, along with 150 armed men, in order to avoid the army of Hashan Pasha who had his camp at Neapoli, came to the ... See more

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2018/03/11 at 11:15 am
Heraklion

Heraklion, the capital of Crete. Following the end of WW2 , Heraklion expanded at a fast tempo, primarily around 1950-1960, because of the touristic expansion of the area and whole Crete. So, many ... See more

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2018/03/04 at 11:32 am
Ierapetra

Ierapetra, the southernmost city of Europe with the mildest climate and most hours of sunshine. To Ierapetra you drive from Aghios Nikolaos through a plain that is intensively planted with olive ... See more

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2018/02/25 at 7:44 am
Rethymno

Rethymno, the capital of the prefecture with the same name. History of Rethymno: Rethymno is constructed on the western side of a yellow-colored sandy beach, which is over 7 miles long and the ... See more

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2018/02/18 at 11:01 am
Zakros

Palace of Zakros and Dead's Gorge In the area of ​​Pano and Kato Zakros ('upper' and 'lower' Zakros), there were in the Protopalatial from 1900-1700 BC. a wide, large settlement, which is ... See more

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2018/02/08 at 6:25 pm
The Oldest Olive Tree in the World in Greece

The ancient Olive Tree of Vouves located in the island of Crete and is believed to be the oldest olive tree in the world, which still produces olives!

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Complete Animal Welfare Report Crete on https://www.facebook.com/groups/awrcrete/

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Merry Xmas 2017 !

MERRY XMAS !

Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year 2018 ! learn more

Ierapetra Plot for Sale

Plot Ierapetra

Property (Plot) for sale in Ierapetra. FOR SALE: PROPERTY (PLOT) IERAPETRA CITY Papanoytsoy Street 625 m² (748 sq.yd) 130,000 € This plot could also be used for construction of bigger buildings. For sale direct from owner. Contact please by E-mail: [email protected] Google Map Earth Satellite Image: Plot Ierapetra Pictures: Directions learn more

Bus Timetable

bus station of Aghios Nikolaos

Bus Timetable Summer Season 2017. The bus timetable for the summer season 2017 (valid from 4 April to October) for East Crete. All links between Heraklion, Malia, Aghios Nikolaos, Ierapetra, Sitia, Elounda and the surrounding area. The departure times refer mostly to the local bus station. In the case of intervening bus stops, it is always possible to expect traffic-related, normal deviations from the arrival of the buses. Alternatively, you can also use a taxi or get a rental car. learn more

Snow on Crete 2017

Snow on Crete

Snow on Crete in 2017. The winter 2016-2017 is a particularly hard one on Crete. So there was already ‘white Christmas’, ‘New Year’ and today – on January 8, 2017 – it was so long and strong that the two Rescue puppies Simba and Ali had their first ‘snow baptism’ in the mountains. learn more

Fires on Crete

Firefighting helicopters for firefighting in Crete.

Fires on the island of Crete. Every summer there are serious fires on the island of Crete and throughout Greece. In part, they are causes of natural kind, but usually carelessness by open fire or even discarded cigarette. Unfortunately, however, it is also often the arson case, partly to make space for buildings available. Therefore, in the summer increased attention in dealing with open fires is necessary and signs of an emerging fire should be as soon as possible be reported to the authorities. The following photos are from fires and extinguishing work near Elounda in recent years. learn more

Taxi Fares

Buses and taxis

Taxi fares starting from the airport Heraklion for the summer season 2016. Directly when you leave the airport building of Heraklion after arrival, you stand in front of the taxi stand. The taxi drivers are willing to bring guests to every imaginable destination in Crete. Especially with 3 or – with children 4 – people this can be faster, cheaper and above all more comfortable than by bus. Of course, it may be easier and cheaper for longer distances and shorter stays of about 7 days, to rent a car direct at the airport from one of the various car… learn more

Merry X-mas

Cretan Santa Claus

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2016 from Crete ! learn more

OXI – OCHI

Syriza Oxi

OXI or OCHI The ‘No’ at the local Syriza party office before the vote on the referendum, which is in fact probably a convenient for or against the Euro. learn more

Elections in Greece

Ballots election in Greece 2015

A selection of the ballot for today’s election in Greece From top left to bottom right: Potami (The River), SYRIZA (Tsirpas), Communists, Nea Deomokratia (Samaras), Pasok, Golden Dawn (Fascists). learn more

Snow on Crete

Blocked road because of snow on Crete.

As can be seen on the photos, today there was an exceptional amount of snow on the otherwise sunny Mediterranean island of Crete ! learn more