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Aghios Nikolaos to Host First Competitive Cliff Diving Competition on July 1-2

The city of Aghios Nikolaos in Crete will be hosting the first cliff diving competition and a night show on the first weekend of...

A Break Down of The 10 Best Beaches on Crete (Photos)

Crete is the largest island in Greece and its coastline of 1,046 km or 650 miles makes for some extraordinary beaches. With crystal clear...

Coast Guard Seizes 1.55 mln Smuggled Cigarette Packs from Tanzania-Flagged Freighter

The Greek coast guard seized 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packs from the Tanzania-flagged cargo ship “Golendri” which the coast guard immobilized as it was sailing...

Family Fun Activities Inspired By Greek History at Labyrinth Theme Park on Crete

A new hi-tech “laser maze” inspired by Greek Mythology is the perfect way to pass your time while on Crete -- using everything from...

The 16th Century Village on Crete That Was Transformed into a Hotel!

An Architect has recently taken on the task of converting a small religious village of the Monastery of Arkadi on Crete into a hotel. Located in...

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Faced the Biggest Airborne Operation in WWII

The Battle of Crete will remain in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek...

A Unique Gene Protects the Heart of Residents in Mylopotamos, Crete

Greek and British scientists discovered a gene that protects the heart of the residents in the villages of Mylopotamos, Rethymno prefecture on Crete. In...

The Ancient City of Aptera, Crete, to be Revealed at Special Event in Athens

The ancient city of Aptera, one of the most important cities of Ancient Crete will be presented in an event that will be held...

Mexican Navy Sailing Ship “Cuauhtemoc” in Souda for Five Days

Mexico Navy's sail training tall ship "Cuauhtemoc" docked on Wednesday at Souda port, Crete, Greece. Cuauhtemoc that is carrying out an education trip was welcomed...

Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Wins Special Reccomendation in Award Event

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion in Crete was awarded a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA), during a...

Mouzalas Signs Agreement With UNHCR for Refugees to Live in Homes on Crete

An agreement to house and host refugees on Crete in the coming days was signed by Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas, the UNHCR and local...

Maintenance Work at National Park of Samaria Gorge Completed; Trails Reopened for the Public

The National Park of the Samaria Gorge in western Crete is opening its doors to visitors on Thursday after municipal crews fixed damages and...

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