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One-year Union Of AEGEAN & Olympic Air Dynamic Growth With Real Results In Greek Tourism

One year after its union with Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines has entered a new growth trajectory. Assuring full coverage within Greece and continuously investing in its extrovert strategy by enforcing its international network, the company further contributes to the growth of tourism and the Greek economy.  

1 year after the union, Aegean Airlines counts 50 aircraft, 9.8 mil. passengers, 2,400 employees and 2 technical hangars. It is worth mentioning that for the period 2015-2016 the...

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28th Of October National Day of Greece - OXI

Travelling in Greece during October?

October 28 is a National holiday in Greece celebrating the ΟΧΙ (No) Day  – the refusal of Greece in 1940 to accept the italian ultimatum advanced by Benito Mussolini, to allow the Italian fascist troops to enter the country and the following successful military campaign , defeating the Italian troops into the Albanian territory.

The war lasted six months until the exhausted, financially and military, Greece was attacked on the Bulgarian border...

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Great Samaria Gorge Closed Earlier For This Season Due To Bad Weather Conditions

Another great season for Samaria Gorge .

Unfortunately due to bad weather conditions of last days and some heavy damage in several parts of Samaria Gorge, it has to be closed.

As decided by the Forest Departments of Chania on Saturday, Samaria Gorge will be closed for the rest of the season (also from Xiloskalo and Agia Roumeli, because damages can not be restored in a short time.

“Forest Department of Chania would like to thank all employees, colleagues from Crete and also all...

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Tourism In Crete Is A Key Area Of Wealth

“Tourism in Crete is a key area of wealth,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while speaking at a conference in Heraklion, Crete.

The conference took place on 17 October 2014 and explored possibilities of developingspecial interest tourism types (agritourism, wine tourism and pilgrimage/religious tourism) to create a development strategy for South and inland Crete.

“The biggest challenge is to balance development between the southern part of the island and the inland…...

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Winter In Lovely, Quiet, Uncrowded Crete

"Out of season" and "off-season" the right time to enjoy Crete's more peaceful nature.

A good time to pursue interests, studies, hobbies and hikes. By winter, we mean November until late March.

Winter months offer the chance to explore the uncrowded vision of Crete. In some years there is significant snowfall in the mountains (the highest peaks always receive some winter snowfall).

Vistas open up in the winter and you can meet local people, experience hospitality that is offered...

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Ryanair To Offer More Flights From Chania-Crete To Thessaloniki, Athens

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will increase its flights from Chania, Crete, to Thessaloniki and Athens.

The airline currently flies six times a week between Chania and Thessaloniki and 13 times a week between Chania  and Athens. Starting 26 October, the number of flights to Thessaloniki will increase to seven times a week and to Athens will increase to 18 times a week. Chania will maintain its connection with Pafos three times a week.

In total, the airline will...

Autumn in Crete

Visiting Crete in autumn can turn into a special holiday experience!

The sea remains the dominant element, yet you will find equally fascinating the mountains and fertile plains on the island. This is the ideal time of year to explore the wonders of Cretan nature, hike on White Mountains, cross breathtaking ravines and visit its caves. Fall invites us to leave the beach and head towards the inland; visit picturesque traditional villages, beautiful vineyards next to olive groves,...

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Our Travel Guide Of Less Touristic, Quiet, Superb Sougia Village

We are glad to present you our last travel guide about this still untouched place of mass tourism in Crete.

Sougia Village is one of the most laid back and refreshingly undeveloped beach places along the unique south coast of Crete, southern of Chania, with a lovely wide curve of sand and pebble beach and a few taverns where you can enjoy excellent traditional food as well as fresh fish, plenty outdoor activities to do, visit ancient places and monasteries, enjoy a boat trip to...

Good News From Our Porto Loutro At Magical Loutro Village - Sfakia

We are more than glad to receive these good news from our good partners - friends by Porto Loutro Hotel, Alison and Sofia.

Hotel Porto Loutro I will be opened this year (2015) from 01 April - 31 October 2015.

Hotel Porto Loutro II will be opened from 02 May - 31 December 2015. Yes, thii is correct open for 1,5 months longer this year (2015) for guests that will like to see and experience Loutro from a different angle.... Providing breakfast, lunch and dinner, sweets, soft drinks,...

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Enjoy Your Weekend - Visit To Heraklion Arcaeological Museum

If you plan on visiting a museum during the weekend, then the Herakleion Archaeological Museum could be your best option.

Where: Herakleion Crete, 2 Xanthoudidou St. and Xatzidaki

Why: The Herakleion Archaeological Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in Greece; comprising unique exhibits of Minoan art, it is considered as the museum of Minoan culture par excellence worldwide. It houses representative artefacts from all the periods of Cretan prehistory and...