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October in Crete

Summer may be waving slowly goodbye but the temperatures are still high enough for in order to continue enjoying the beauty of the mainland of Crete and the quiet, isolated beaches.

The Cretan land offers unique products for us to taste. Next year’s wine is on the way as grape harvesting has already begun across the country (August & September). The new season calls for a visit to archeological treasures while you can still relax and enjoy swimming and sunbathing in the Cretan...

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Crete Honored For - Incredible Crete: Surprisingly Yours - Campaign

Good news as Crete’s tourism campaign “Incredible Crete: Surprisingly yours!” was honored at the 6th International Festival of Tourism and Environmental Film Festival Silver Lake Tourfilm Festival (SILAFEST ’14).

The festival took place in Veliko Gradiste, Serbia from 31 August to 6 September under the auspices of the International Committee of the tourism films festival (CIFFT).

The Region of Crete, Greece, was given the “Silver Wave – Best Tourism Film” award for the best...

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Some Of Your Valuable Reviews - Comments

The last one of your comments .... 
Many thanks Alison, all of you our valuable guests!

Hi Yiannis
I'm very good thanks & I hope you are too!!
I'm soo glad I found you (Crete travel!) on the internet but only by fluke (luck) as I'd been searching for accommodation & travel information about Crete for a long time because I had little knowledge of the island.
Regarding the car rental, We were soo impressed with the personal service we received when we went to pick up the hire car...

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Aegean Airlines To Fly To More International Destinations From Athens This Winter

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will fly to nine additional international destinations this winter compared to 2013, according to its 2014-2015 winter flight schedule.

As announced, during the winter season, Aegean Airlines will continue flights to the eight international destinations it launched this past summer (Stockholm, Copenhagen, Manchester, Zurich, Marseille, Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Amman).

The airline will also resume flights from Athens to Cairo and enhance frequencies on...

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Anek Lines Has Announced Its Winter Schedule For Piraeus-Chania Route

ANEK LINES has been announced that as of Monday 15 September it will resume its winter schedule for the Piraeus – Chania, Crete, route.

Ferries will now depart from Piraeus to Chania and from Chania to Piraeus, every night at 09.00 pm.

For more Greek ferry schedules (Minoan Lines, Hellenic Seaways, Sea Jet etc.) and make your bookings on line, easily and safely, press here.

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Herbs In Crete - Cretan Dictamnus

And yes Autumn is already here, but in Crete still the sun is shining and we do enjoy warm, bright, great days.

After the long dry summer Cretan nature doesn’t have much of a variety of flowers and herbs.

But there is one famous plant still flowering in Autumn: Cretan dittany or Diktamos or Erontas has been famous since antiquity for its almost magical healing properties. It is an endemic herb of Crete and grows in cliffs at altitudes ranging from sea level to the mountains and...

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Car Rental New Offer for September & October

Kalimera dear guests, friends,

wish you are doing great!

The best way to see Crete and experience its magic, wonderful villages and beaches, hidden bays and splendid drives, is to hire a car. Having your own car is a great way to explore Crete.

We are glad to inform you about our last offer "Free One Car Class Upgrade for B, D, E Car Categories".

Rent your car now, for the best value and service.

We Have More to Offer:

We will answer any questions you may have about your...

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The Paleochora Art Week - Cultural Event - September 2014

Kalimera from still warm, sunny, bright, lovely Crete.

For all our valuable guests that visit Crete and especially Paleochora in September (05 - 21 September) you could gain from a visit to "The Paleochora Art Week".

This is a cultural event held in the centre of the town of Paleochora which is located on the South West coast of Crete, Greece.

The Art Week is designed to bring many forms of artwork & sculpture to the people & visitors of the town.

For this year there is a...

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Brand New Massage Suites with Private Pools at Elounda Gulf Suites

Even better ...

We are glad to infrorm you about the grand opening of the new One - Bedroom Massage Suites at our superb Elounda Gulf Suites in unique, cosmopolitic Elounda.

The new Massage Suites with private pool is contemporary designed and decorated and offer a spacious combined sitting area with tea and coffee facilities, and bedroom in open plan style.

The Suites feature private sea water infinity pools with multi hydro/air massage Jacuzzi, sun terraces and sun beds for...

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Be A Responsible Traveller

Do you know where your souvenir comes from? 

If you are one of the more than 1 billion tourists who are travelling the globe every year then YOU have the power to make a difference in the global fight against trafficking in persons, wildlife and protected objects through responsible consumer choices. 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have...