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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...

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A Very Inviting And Warm Place Like Home, Villa Maroulas, Rethimno, Crete

A wonderful location at a small peacefull village, magnificent distant sea views, peace and tranquility for all ... 

This is our new member in our small family, Villa Maroulas!

Villa Maroulas is a beautifully restored Venetian villa of 540m2 and 5 bedrooms (accommodates up to 12 guests) with a small private heated pool and Jacuzzi (full of privacy) located in the beautiful hillside village of Maroulas in prefecture of Rethimno (just 3 km away from Rethimno town) classified as a...

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Edelweiss Air Will Expand Its Connectivity To Greece In Summer 2015

Edelweiss Air Switzerland’s leading leisure airline, is continuing to grow and invest in its core markets.

Edelweiss Air will expand its connectivity to Greece in Summer 2015, the Zurich-based subsidiary of Germany’s Lufthansa Group announced on 29 September 2014.

The airline will add Corfu to its network and increase its flight frequency to HeraklionCrete, according to its summer timetable 2015.

Next summer’s schedule is valid from 29 March to 24 October 2015. Final dates for...

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British Airways To Add Greek Sunshine Routes To 2015 Gatwick Summer Schedule

Good news for Crete!

British Airways will add routes to Heraklion, Greece, to its 2015 Gatwick summer schedule.

Other “sunshine routes” launching for summer 2015, will include Cagliari in Sardinia and Bodrum and Dalaman in Turkey.

From December this year, new winter sun and ski destinations will include Fuerteventura, Friedrichshafen and Grenoble.

Also, as of March 2015, Seville in Spain, Funchal in Madeira and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria will be added to the airline’s 2015...