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Parents Perish Trying to Save their Children from Drowning in Crete

The holiday of a family of six turned into a tragedy at a beach near Rethymno in Crete as the two parents drowned in...

Two New Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Tenders Launched

The Greek government has launched two tenders for offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the west and south of the country, the...

Tourist Investment in Crete Approved by the Greek Government

A foreign investment worth €408 million planned for Aghios Nikolaos in the island of Crete has been approved by the Greek government. The project, known...

Strong 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Crete

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted the Greek island of Gavdos, south of Crete, in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the United States...

Popular Tourist Resort in Crete Bans Boozy British Youngsters

Hoteliers in Malia, Crete have become fed up with the unruly behaviour of young –mainly British – holidaymakers and are refusing to accept bookings. Ninety-five...

Loving Dad Carries Disabled Daughter on His Back in Samaria Gorge (photos)

A local man captured on camera the extraordinary story of a Greek American and his disabled daughter as they struggled to cross the imposing...

Hoteliers in Crete Propose 10 Euro Entry Ticket for Famous Beaches

Hoteliers in the prefecture of Chania, Crete, are proposing a 10 euro entry fee for the world-renowned beaches of Balos and Elafonisi. The proposal which...

Endless Lines at Knossos Palace, Only One Ticket Stand (video)

A lot of patience and strong nerves are the two things - other than a hat and a bottle of water (large) - that...

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Rattles Crete

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake rattled the island of Crete in Greece late on Saturday. The quake occured at 11:30 p.m. local time off the coast...

The Best Tips on Where to Go for a Fun Family Vacation on Crete

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

Travel & Leisure: Four Greek Islands Among Europe’s Six Best

Santorini was voted Europe's top island destination and fifth in the corresponding global ranking, according to the readers of Travel & Leisure magazine. In the...

Cretan Critically Injured From Celebratory Gunfire

A 45-year-old man was critically injured from celebratory gunfire at a wedding in Crete. The incident occurred at the village of Metaxochori of the Archanes...

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