The Ports of Crete: A Complete Guide

December 1, 2021

Crete PortsCrete, Greece’s largest island, is connected to the mainland and many other islands by boat. Around the waters of Crete, ships are constantly coming and going. The largest cargo and passenger ferries go in and out of the ports of Heraklion and Chania - the largest ports of Crete.

Everything You Need to Know About Dia Island, Crete

November 16, 2021

Dia Island CreteDia Island is a small island - a mere 5 km long and 3 km wide - just 6 nautical miles from Heraklion, the capital of Crete, in the center of the island’s north coast. Its petite size means it can easily be expired on a day trip. Lovers of history and of natural beauty both will find this a fascinating day trip destination.

Everything You Need to Know About Gavalochori

November 10, 2021

Gavalochori CreteGavalochori is located on the rocky Cape Drapanos in the Apokoronas area. Situated on the narrow streets of Gavalochori village, the folk architecture carries a classic Greek charm. The locals, like most of Crete’s villages, grow their produce. This is why at Gavalochori, you’ll find an undeniably rich reserve of herbs, almonds, olives, and figs.

Everything You Need to Know About the Imbros Gorge

November 3, 2021

Imbros Gorge CreteCrete is a breathtaking Mediterranean island home to mountain vistas, pristine beaches, fascinating wildlife, and lush landscapes. The crystal blue waters of the Libyan Sea hug the shores and lap against the White Mountains, creating a surreal sight.

Everything You Need to Know About Kamilari

October 27, 2021

Kamilari CreteIf you’re looking to invigorate the spirit and calm your senses, there are few places in the world as beautiful and serene as Crete’s island villages - each a slice of Eastern Mediterranean paradise.Set atop the hills of Ovgora, Alevrota, and Goulas is the traditional village of Kamilari. It is one of the best small villages in Southern Crete that is punctuated by picturesque bays, beaches, and lush routes.

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