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Greek Carrier Aegean Airlines Will Operate Flights To 134 Destinations In 2015

Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member, asserted its role in the development of Greek tourism and economy with the presentation of the company´s summer network for 2015. Aegean Airlines summer timetable was presented by the company´s Management at a Press Conference held in Heraklion, Crete, attended among others by the Minister of Tourism, Ms Olga Kefalogiani, the Regional Governor of Crete, Mr. Stavros Arnaoutakis, representatives of the local authorities as well as members of the...

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A November Day In Kato Zakros - Olive Harvest Activity

It is November in Kato Zakros Sitia and the tourist season has come to an end, for some people this is great news but not for all of us.

Hoteliers are taking stock of the past year and are planning a quiet Winter in order to be ready for the new season.

Although the tranquility of Autumn, "disturbs" a group of visitors from England, who in November have been chosen to explore this great place of Crete, the small village of Kato Zakros, which is still sunny and offers numerous...

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Minoan Lines Has Announced An Alteration To Departure & Arrival Time On The Piraeus-Heraklion

Breaking News for all our good guests about changes to ferrry schedules.

Especially, Minoan Lines has announced an alteration to the departure and arrival time on the Piraeus-Heraklion-Piraeus route due to the annual maintenance of vessels H/S/F Knossos Palace & H/S/F Festos Palace.

From 20 November to 5 December 2014 all scheduled itineraries will run as below:

- Departure from Piraeus Port at 14.00 PM and arrival at Heraklion Port at 21.00 PM.
- Departure from Heraklion Port...

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Hellenic Seaplanes Has Expanded Its Waterway Network To Include Sitia, Crete

Yet good news may be on the horizon for Crete, Greece.

Hellenic Seaplanes has expanded its waterway network to include the port of Sitia, eastern Crete, the company said in a statement.

Greek Island hopping has traditionally been the preserve of those willing to jump on ferries to sail between different outposts, but Hellenic Seaplanes is hoping to change all that.

Hellenic Seaplanes S.A is the Leading Seaplane Company in Greece aiming to connect the country through seaports and...

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The Pleasure Of The Mountain - Cretan Oregano

The Cretan diet is currently considered by nutritionists as a "modus vivende" that endows people with longevity and sound health, as supported by research conducted on an international scale.

Cretan oregano (Origanum onites) is one of the most important ingredient is fanous Cretan diet.

Especially wild Cretan oregano, which is a variety of the wild marjoram. The Greeks and Romans love this herb. In the early days it was carried as a crown by girls who were in love in the believe...

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New Route To Heraklion-Crete From British Airways

Good news for Crete as British Airways announces new route between London Gatwick airport to Heraklion Town for Summer 2015.

British Airways will start flying to Heraklion, Crete from the 26th of April 2015, operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from London Gatwick Airport.  

Fares start from £69 one way according last update by BA.

More flights to and from Crete here!

Ready to plan your next visit in Crete, we will be glad to help you!

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5 Amazing Things To Do In Crete

Exploring lovely Crete is a must-do for all travel enthusiasts of Greece.

The charming history and romantic atmosphere, warm hospitality, amazing nature ... superb small hotels combine to offer one of the best European experiences. With so many things to do in Crete it can be overwhelming to try and fit everything into your visit. If you’re getting ready to visit amazing Crete here are 5 amazing things you simply can’t skip.

1. Visit and stay al lovely Loutro. Hotel Porto Loutro,...

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6 New Great Videos About Crete “Crete The Island Inside You”

We are delighted to present you the 6 new humorous, great new videos about our lovely Crete.

This is the official campaign of Region Of Crete with the title "Crete The Island Inside You" for 2014-2015.

Six video-spots directed by Thodoris Papadoulakis, presenting beauties of Crete.

"Crete the island inside you" - Crete Daydreaming

"Crete the island inside you" - Luxury Holiday Daydreaming

"Crete the island inside you" - Falling in Love Daydreaming

"Crete the island inside...

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Some Valuable Advice Regarding Your Stay In Milia Mountain Retreat

Some valuable advice regarding your stay in our Milia Mountain Retreat

1. Bring comfortable clothing especially shoes. It’s a rocky environment with steep inclines, so if you wish to do any climbing, hiking boots are recommended.

2. Have a flashlight with you.

3. Leave your hair dryer at home. There are no plugs in the rooms! Electricity is provided in rooms only under circumstances relating to health. To recharge batteries or mobile phones, you can do so in the restaurant...

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Use Olive Oil For Frying

More good news about olive oil, as the most of you already know Crete has one of the best olive oils in the world.

It is generally recommended that fried food is avoided or consumed sparingly. However, vegetable-based dishes fried in olive oil were common in traditional Mediterranean diets without, it appears, the negative health effects we associate with fried foods.

The reason for this may be that the foods are fried in olive oil, and not in unhealthy seed oils.

A British...