Category Archives: Crete Attractions & Tips

The Minoan Palaces of Crete

The Minoan Palaces of Crete

During the Bronze Age (in Europe, that was 3200 – 600 BC), a sophisticated, beautiful culture flourished for a millennium, from about 2600 – 1600. These were the Minoans, named for their mythical King Minos, and known for the legends they left behind- these centering around the Minotaur and the Labyrinth he inhabited. Continue reading

Visiting the Cretan Brewery in Chania

Cretan Brewery in Chania

If you thought that Crete only produces high quality raki, then think again. Beer lovers especially will be thrilled to find out that there is a local and utterly delicious family of beers made in the Cretan Brewery in Chania, having been established approximately 11 years ago. Charma Beer is produced in the Cretan Brewery, located in the area of Zounaki Platanias in Chania and has perfected three unique and delectable brews that are both distinct and distinguished. So, spending a day discovering the flavours, types and history of Crete’s beer is definitely something worth experiencing. Continue reading

5 Top Tours in Crete

5 top tours in Crete

In case you needed another reason to put Crete on your travel bucket list — its remarkable history, heartwarming hospitality and some of the best beaches in Europe already make it one of the top Greek islands to visit — these 5 tours only add to the temptation of booking your flights. Continue reading

Samonas Traditional Villas: A Cretan Stay Experience

Samonas Traditional Villas in Chania Crete

Get to experience the traditional way of discovering Chania, one of Crete’s most inspiring prefectures. Chania is an enchanting location that simply has it all. A main harbor that is absolutely picturesque, where the passing of Venetian rule has left its permanent mark; positively striking, exotic beaches that will take your breath away and mountain landscapes covered in a veil of wilderness; a handful of traditional villages that nurture a sense of nostalgic yearning and embrace you with their congenial charm.  Continue reading

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