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Anek Lines Has Announced Its Winter Schedule For Piraeus-Chania Route

ANEK LINES has been announced that as of Monday 15 September it will resume its winter schedule for the Piraeus – Chania, Crete, route.

Ferries will now depart from Piraeus to Chania and from Chania to Piraeus, every night at 09.00 pm.

For more Greek ferry schedules (Minoan Lines, Hellenic Seaways, Sea Jet etc.) and make your bookings on line, easily and safely, press here.

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Herbs In Crete - Cretan Dictamnus

And yes Autumn is already here, but in Crete still the sun is shining and we do enjoy warm, bright, great days.

After the long dry summer Cretan nature doesn’t have much of a variety of flowers and herbs.

But there is one famous plant still flowering in Autumn: Cretan dittany or Diktamos or Erontas has been famous since antiquity for its almost magical healing properties. It is an endemic herb of Crete and grows in cliffs at altitudes ranging from sea level to the mountains and...

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Car Rental New Offer for September & October

Kalimera dear guests, friends,

wish you are doing great!

The best way to see Crete and experience its magic, wonderful villages and beaches, hidden bays and splendid drives, is to hire a car. Having your own car is a great way to explore Crete.

We are glad to inform you about our last offer "Free One Car Class Upgrade for B, D, E Car Categories".

Rent your car now, for the best value and service.

We Have More to Offer:

We will answer any questions you may have about your...

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The Paleochora Art Week - Cultural Event - September 2014

Kalimera from still warm, sunny, bright, lovely Crete.

For all our valuable guests that visit Crete and especially Paleochora in September (05 - 21 September) you could gain from a visit to "The Paleochora Art Week".

This is a cultural event held in the centre of the town of Paleochora which is located on the South West coast of Crete, Greece.

The Art Week is designed to bring many forms of artwork & sculpture to the people & visitors of the town.

For this year there is a...

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Brand New Massage Suites with Private Pools at Elounda Gulf Suites

Even better ...

We are glad to infrorm you about the grand opening of the new One - Bedroom Massage Suites at our superb Elounda Gulf Suites in unique, cosmopolitic Elounda.

The new Massage Suites with private pool is contemporary designed and decorated and offer a spacious combined sitting area with tea and coffee facilities, and bedroom in open plan style.

The Suites feature private sea water infinity pools with multi hydro/air massage Jacuzzi, sun terraces and sun beds for...

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Be A Responsible Traveller

Do you know where your souvenir comes from? 

If you are one of the more than 1 billion tourists who are travelling the globe every year then YOU have the power to make a difference in the global fight against trafficking in persons, wildlife and protected objects through responsible consumer choices. 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have...

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Crete’s Red Beach At Matala Village Is One Of Europe’s Secret Nude Beaches

The Red Beach in Matala in Crete, Greece, is among the seven “secret” beaches for naturists in Europe, according to a list drawn up by the Huffington Post.

The Huffington Post provides a list of Europe’s “secret nudie paradises” for all those travelers who prefer to swim in the buff.

On the Red Beach in Matala, the news site notes: “Hand-painted signs and a rocky hike lead to this ‘little heaven’ on the Greek island of Crete. Once at Red Beach, you’ll find a makeshift coffee shop,...

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Giorgos Seferis Poem Will Represent Greece In European Poetic Celebration “Transpoesie”

A poem of Giorgos Seferis is goiing to represent Greece in the Transpoesie project, a poetic celebration of European language and culture that will launch in Brussels on September 25th and will be run for almost one month.

The Transpoesie project will fill many of  the buses, metro and trams of Brussels with poetry from 31 countries all over the world and all the texts will be displayed in their original version as well as with their translation in Dutch and French.

Greece is...

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Good News - Ryanair To Extend London-Chania Route for Season 2014

Now maybe you have one more reason to visit lovely Crete in November and to enjoy still warm sunny days and  an uncrowded Crete.

One of the bigest in Europe, low-cost carrier Ryanair recently announced that the London (Stansted) - Chania route is to remain on the airline’s timetable until the end of November 2014.

The UK and the biggest  island of Greece, Crete will be connected with two flights per week (every Thursday and Sunday) until the 30th of November.

In an announcement,...

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