Crete Greece

Heraklion Crete Greece
Heraklion Crete Greece
The Minoan Palace of Knossos is the most famous sight in Crete. Located in close distance to Heraklion Town, this palace was found almost intact covered by volcanic ashes. Minoan Palace of Phaistos The Minoan Palace of Phaestos is located on the southern side of Heraklion, on the way to Matala. It is…
Properties for sale in Crete, Greece
Properties for sale in Crete, Greece
Property in Greece Search for property in Greece with Rightmoveoverseas.co.uk - the best place to search for property in Greece and part of Rightmove.co.uk, the UK s number one property website. From ancient ruins to sparkling seas, Greece is a stunning and diverse country with plenty of property for…
Chania Crete Greece
Chania Crete Greece
Accommodation Most luxurious hotels in Chania Crete are found in the coastal towns of Agia Marina, Georgioupolis, Kolymbari and Platanias, on the northern side of Crete. Large suites, villas and spa resorts are spread in those areas, as well as smaller apartments and rooms to rent. The towns of Paleochora…
Greece Crete island
Greece Crete island
Crete is the largest Greek island of Greece, located in the southern side of the Aegean Sea. One of the most popular destinations of the country, holidays in Crete is the dream of a lifetime for millions of tourists. However, despite the tourist development in some places, Crete Greece also keeps intact…
Souda Bay Crete Greece
Souda Bay Crete Greece
Location The U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay is located on Crete, Greece on the Hellenic (Greek) Air Force Base near the village of Mouzouras, 17 kilometers (approximately 10 miles) east of the city of Hania. NSA occupies an area of approximately 110 acres on the north side of the air base…
Accommodation in Crete Greece
Accommodation in Crete Greece
It s difficult to recommend the best places to stay in Crete because this largest of the Greek islands has such varied appeals! Archaeology and mythology go up against inviting seas and sandy beaches. The rugged, traditional interior contradicts the bright nightlife of the capital, Heraklion. All our…
Weather Greece Crete
Weather Greece Crete
Averages for Crete in October Weather lowdown October is one of the best months of the year to visit Crete, Greece, when the temperatures are not as hot as the blistering summer months of July and August, but the weather is still warm enough to go to the beach. During this month, the average temperature…
Current time in Crete Greece
Current time in Crete Greece
Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek Islands. In fact, it’s so large that it’s the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean, being just beaten by Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus and Corsica. Crete enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Throughout the…
Hotels in Crete Greece
Hotels in Crete Greece
Tips and Recommendations My favorite towns on Crete are Chania (beautiful, romantic, charming) and Agios Nikolaos (beautiful, relaxing, inexpensive). Knossos (just outside Heraklion) is the top cultural site on the island. Elafonisi (a 90 minute drive from Chania) is the best beach on Crete and one of…
Red Beach Crete Greece
Red Beach Crete Greece
The Red Beach is located at location Moudia, 68km southwest of Heraklion and just 800m south of Matala famous resort. To get here you have to walk a trail that begins north of the settlement of Matala and crosses the hill north of Matala. There used to be some signs showing the way. In the beginning…
Map of Crete, Greece
Map of Crete, Greece
Map of West Crete Map of Central Crete Map of Eastern Crete Map of Crete Map of the White Mountains City centre Chania City centre Rethymnon Venetian map of Crete If you want to explore Crete and get away from the beaten track, you will want to buy a good map. Below are the ones we recommend This map…
Map of Greece and Crete
Map of Greece and Crete
Discover our Map of Crete island, in Greece but also maps of many areas of the island: Crete is the largest and one of the most famous islands in Greece. A unique pole of attraction for thousands of visitors every year, Crete island is known from antiquity as the center of the Minoan civilization and…
Pictures of Crete Greece
Pictures of Crete Greece
20 pictures of Crete in Greece – Travel Photo Mondays Crete feels so remote compared to the other Greek islands swirling around the Mediterranean, but it is a relatively short plane ride from the capital city of Athens. And it is definitely on of the most arid and stunning landscapes filled with amazing…
Crete Greece News
Crete Greece News
Elafonisi beach in Crete, Greece. Photograph: Alamy Covering the Greek crisis for the past few months, the question I am asked most commonly is: “Why won’t Greece just stop whining and pay its debts?” It is quite depressing to realise there are so many people out there who think there is a mattress somewhere…
Real estate in Crete Greece
Real estate in Crete Greece
Crete is the southernmost and the biggest island in Greece. Its coast line runs for a thousand kilometers, and its shore is indented with numerous coves, grottos and sheer rocks. This unique island is bathing in warm water of the Mediterranean. As a tourist destination, Crete is more popular than other…