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Crete's oldest city: Chania

It is believed that the modern city was built on the site of Minoan Cydonia. This is confirmed by the results of excavations on the hill of Castelli. The story of Chania Chania owes its existence to the Venetians, who in 13 ...
Fortezza. Main gate

Crete's oldest cities: Rethymnon

The architecture of the city is somewhat different from its neighbors. Mostly noble Greeks lived in Rethymnon, so the buildings were built in the style of the Greek Renaissance with elements of the Ottoman era. The history ...
The famous beach of Balos. Tells the potionsquirrel.ru

Famous beaches of Crete: Balos

You can get to Balos in two ways. The first is by sea. The ship departs from the pier in the town of Kisamos and swims along the route Kisamos - o ....
Mountain Yukhta, Crete. View of the valley

Holidays in Crete. Mount Juhta

The mountain of Yukhta is small, only 811 meters, but it is very significant for the inhabitants of Crete. At the foot of the stretch are olive groves and vineyards, from the north to it ...

Hiking in Crete. The gorge of St. Nicholas and the forest Rouvas

The gorge of St. Nicholas, Gafaris or Ruvas is surrounded by the peaks of Ambelakia from the east and Samari from the west. This is the most famous gorge in central Crete. You fall into ...

The capital of Crete is Heraklion

Heraklion is the place from which it is best to start exploring the island. The museums have wonderful expositions telling about the history, customs, culture and nature features ...

How to choose a restaurant in Crete

Restaurants in Crete at every turn. Where not look, everywhere home cooking, family taverns and pubs for guests from England, which you give "fish and ...

Cretan cuisine. What to try

Crete is an island that took my heart from the very first minutes. There you want to return for Greek hospitality, clean sea, warm sun, wonderful food ...