Traditional Folk Dances of Crete

August 9, 2022

Crete Folk Dances Crete is an island filled with mesmerizing culture that combines music, dance, and costumes from a variety of historic periods. Dating since the Middle Ages, Cretan dances reflect the island's varied influences. With each passing generation, new steps and music have been added to the traditional dances, making them even more exciting. The Cretan dances are popular not only among the locals but also with tourists who visit the island. Knowing about the different types of Cretan dances can help you enjoy them, even more, especially when you see them performed during festivals and other cultural events.

All about Tavronitis in West Crete

August 3, 2022

Tavronitis Beach CreteThe village of Tavronitis is located near the mouth of the Tavronitis River, which is dry during the summer. It is situated between the beautiful coastline and Crete's White Mountains ("Lefka Ori"). The beauty and nature of the Rodopou Peninsula are breathtakingly beautiful and can be seen from the village. Traditional cafes and pubs, bakers, mini-markets, and a health clinic may all be found inside the village. Olive gardens, wineries, and orange trees abound around Tavronitis, Chania.

Visit (Moni) Odigitrias Monastery, one of Crete’s oldest monasteries

July 27, 2022

Odigitrias Monastery CreteEach traveler is different. Some love the thrill of partying in the city while others enjoy getting lost in nature. However, there are also people who enjoy visiting ancient monasteries, taking into account the peace and stillness that comes with it. If you are one of those people, then Odigitrias Monastery found in Asterousia Mountains should definitely be on your list of places to visit.

Clean Monday in Crete

July 19, 2022

Clean Monday in CreteOne of the best ways to really connect with the Cretans - the best part of Crete! - is to understand local customs and traditions. For the devout Cretans, many of these are related to the Greek Orthodox Church. And the most important season of the Orthodox year is the season of Lent, culminating in the celebration of the resurrection at Easter.

Kritsa is a picturesque and authentic Cretan village in East Crete

July 13, 2022

Kritsa Crete Kritsa, situated amphitheatrical on a rock cliff, is one of Crete's top gorgeous villages. The people of Kritsa uphold historic Cretan customs and traditions. Kritsa is considered one of the most important centers of Cretan folk and weaving art. If you plan to visit  Kritsa, here are some essential things you should know.

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