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Greek Museums and Sites in Greece to Extend Opening Hours in 2015

This is great news ...

More than glad to receive this information today.

As of April 1, 46 major museums and archaeological sites in Crete, Greece will extend their opening hours.

The selected ( according populariy and number of visits) museums and sites will be open between 8.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m.

This measure which was applied since last year at 33 museums and sites, saw an increase in visitors and revenue.

Especially in Crete these sites will be : Archaeological Site of...

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New Study Proves Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Kill Cancer Cells

More good news about extra virgin olive oil as Ingredient in olive oil looks promising in the fight against cancer.

A new study has proven that an ingredient in extra virgin olive oil can kill cancer cells.

The results of the study, which will be published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Oncology, were made public on January 23, 2015.

The researchers, nutritional scientist Paul Breslin (Rutgers University), biologist David Foster (Hunter College) and chemist Onica LeGendre...

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Clean Monday Celebrations & Period Of Feasting

When the carnival festive season is over in Crete, Greece, the period of fasting until Easter begins.

Take the opportunity to enjoy the first day of spring in the nicest way possible and, weather permitting (unfortunately it is raining today in Crete), go out for a picnic and enjoy some outdoor activities like flying a kite.

Indulge your palate with delicious Lenten dishes like lagana (a special unleavened bread eaten only on this day), taramosaláta (a fish roe spread), dolmadákia...

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Elafonissi In West Crete Is Once Again Among Winners Of Travel Website Tripadvisor’s Best Beaches

Elafonissi in lovely west Crete, Greece is once again among the winners of travel website Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards for beaches.

In its third year, the awards recognize the best beaches globally.

It lies in the southwestern side of Crete and about 75 kilometers from the town of Chania, an island that is within walking distance from the mainland, sometimes without even getting one’s toes wet.

You can get there by daily bus service from Chania city or by car or even...

Conte Marino Villas at Kontomari Village, Chania, Crete

We are pleased to welcome "Conte Marino Villas".

Three Villas with private pools, a masterpiece hide away retreat that will re-define your aspect of comfort, privacy and quality.

Strategically situated in Kontomari, a quaint and peaceful village in the area of Platanias in Chania, West Crete, Conte Marino Villas encapsulate the essence of traditional Cretan architectural building in today’s modern world. Meticulously combining stone, marble, wood, glass, earth and metal, we have...

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Tsiknopempti Or Fat Thursday in Crete, Greece

Maybe it is a rainy and stormy day in lovely Crete but soon we are going to enjoy the first hot sunny days of February and then suddenly great Spring is here.

Spring is a superb time because of different feasts and festivals in Crete, don't forget the unique Easter, that come with the beginning of this lovely season.

We are celebrating Tsiknopempti or Fat Thursday today. Tsiknopempti is a traditional feast marking the last Thursday before Lent, a solemn observance in the...

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Aegean Airlines Increase UK Routes In Summer 2015 - London To Larnaca, Cyprus & Heraklion

More good news from Greece’s largest carrier AEGEAN, which has boosted its UK routes to Greece and Cyprus with two new direct flights from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete.

Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member, announced that flights to Larnaca will depart from Heathrow daily as of March 29, while routes to Heraklion will be departing from Gatwick starting June 21st with up to six flights a week. Passengers, it said, will receive complimentary food and drink.

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Air Transat Is Bringing Canada Closer With Additional Flights From Athens, Greece

Air Transat, Canada’s leading airline, offers even more choices to holidaymakers who wish to visit Grece, Athens and vice versa by increasing service from Athens to Toronto and Montreal for the 2015 peak spring/summer season with up to five direct flights per week.

Air Transat’s flight program from Athens to Toronto and Montreal will be running from May 4 to October 26, 2015. In order to provide passengers with more flexibility when planning their vacation, Air Transat has added an...

Airlines Announce New Routes to/from Athens International Airport, Greece

Airlines all over the world have announced a series of new routes to/from Athens, Greece.

Especially Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will increase its number of operated international routes by adding new destinations. The airline will also enhance its frequencies on 29 existing routes. For the upcoming summer season of 2015, Aegean Airlines will add more routes out of Athens to Paphos (seven weekly flights); to Cairo (four weekly flights); to Naples, Malta, Tehran, Dubrovnik and...

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Aegean Airlines Increase UK Routes In Summer 2015 - London To Larnaca, Cyprus & Heraklion

Aegean Airlines increase UK routes in Summer 2015 including 2 new direct routes from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete offering a total of 6 direct routes!

Aegean Airlines , Greece’s largest airline and a Star Alliance member,  is to launch a new direct route from the UK to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete. The flights to Larnaca will depart from Heathrow airport daily as of March 29th, 2015 while the flights to Heraklion will be departing from Gatwick airport as of...