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Expansion Works Continue In Chania Airport - Giannis Daskalogiannis

Good news about the expansion works at Chania's Airport in Crete, Giannis Daskalogiannis.

We are glad to inform you that more than 40% of works has been completed and as soon as all will be completed will be more than 10 departure gates in Chania Airport.

The project is expected to be completed by end-2015, and will serve a rising number of tourists arriving to the island especially in the summer months.

According to the airport manager Mr. Stavros Kastrinakis, after completion...

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Holy Week Hours 2015 For Museums, Monuments & Archaeological Sites

On Wednesday, April 8th the Greek Culture Ministry announced the opening hours of all state - run museums, archaeological sites and monuments during the Easter 2015 holiday.

Holy Week Hours 2015

- Friday, April 10: 12 noon to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, April 11: 8 am to 3 pm
- Easter Day, Sunday, April 12: Closed
- Easter Monday, April 13: 8am to 3pm

In addition, all archaeological sites, museums and monuments of the state will be closed on May 1st.

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Most People Are In The Pursuit Of happiness. What About You?

Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, it doesn't make you that much happier. But one of the biggest questions is how to allocate our money, which is (for most of us) a limited resource.

There's a very logical assumption that most people make when spending their money: that because a physical object will last...

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Mediterranean Diet Also Good for the Environment

A recent Spanish study has concluded that the Mediterranean diet is not only healthy but also better for the environment.

The Mediterranean diet (another important reaston to visit Greece) has been lauded as one of the healthiest diets in the world because of its high consumption of vegetables, legumes, fruits and olive oil, and low intake of animal protein.

A recent study has revealed that the diet predominant in Mediterranean countries creates a much smaller carbon footprint...

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Art At Our Conte Marino Villas, Kontomari, Chania, Crete

“Domestic Setup” - The Conte Marino Project

Once again the acclaimed artists Apostolis Zolotakis and Kelly Athanasiadou return to Crete to showcase their exceptional works in yet another project.

After the success of their exhibition presented last summer at the Centre for Mediterranean Architecture titled “From Abstract Expressionism to Emotional Rationalism”, the artists exhibited to a Cretan audience yet another collaboration of art and sculpture with an intriguing concept.

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Identification Control Upon Check-in at Ferries

Dear Guests,

We would like to inform you that the identification control procedures (check-in) prior to boarding to your ferry will be intensified as of April 1st, 2015, in accordance with the European Directive and the Greek legislation requirements.

Thus, it is obligatory for all ferry passengers to present their proof of identity (valid national ID card or any other government-issued identification document) before embarkation. If you are traveling with minors please make sure...

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Nikos Kazantzakis Best Quotes

As a very small honor to this great man, philosopher, writer, traveller ... Nikos Kazantzakis

About life …
“I expect nothing.  I fear nothing.  I am free.

About people, place …
“Every perfect traveller always creates the country where he travels.”

About madness …
“A man needs a little madness, or else he never dares cut the rope and be free.”

About mystery … 
“Within this arena, which grows more stable night after day, generations work and love and hope and vanish.  New...

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Easter in Crete & Some News From Us Here In Crete

My sunny Kalimera dear Guests,

trust you are doing great.
... and enjoy a relaxing, great weekend.

Some news from us here in Crete:

- Easter is surely and by far the most important festival of the Greek year and is celebrated with many local customs and traditions.

- Krinakia Villas is the new member in our small family. A lovely place of four self-catering residences, with stunning sea views to shining Libyan Sea, steps away from a long sandy beach, this complex is the...

Photo of the day - Agiofaraggo Beach

Photo of the day : Agiofaraggo Beach

Life's a beach ... Crete has been blessed with many off-the chart splendours, including lovely beaches lapped by clear waters shimmering in myriad shades of blue.

Read more about the great beach of Agiofarrago.

Nearby accommodations : 

- Thalori Traditional Village
- Listaros Villas

Nearby Tavern : 

- Thalori Tavern - Restaurant

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Ammos Hotel New Facility Heated Pool

Great news ....

we are happy to announce that as from late March 2015 ‪‎Ammos‬ ‪Boutique ‎Hotel‬ inaugurates an environmentally friendly ‪pool‬ heating system.

Pool water will be maintained at approximately 24-25 Celsius degrees!

Ammos in lovely Chania Region, is a most thoroughly enjoyable small boutique hotel with design flare in Crete. On a good beach and just a few minutes from the centre, and the Venetian harbour of Chania.

The hotel blends casual chic with beach...