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Colorful Santa Run in Chania to be Held on Tuesday

  The successful Santa Run in Chania that was due to be held on Saturday was postponed  till Tuesday due to adverse weather condition in...

Magnitude 4.9 Earthquake Hits off Crete

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit the sea area south of Crete on Wednesday morning. The US Geological Survey reported that the...
Cretan boots for adults and for kids. These boots are part of the Cretan men traditional costume.

The Last Bootmakers of Crete (photos)

  The Greek island of Crete has undergone recurrent conquests and occupations over the centuries. Other than the best-known civilizations ruling the island, such as...
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...
The capital of Crete, Heraklion, has recently surprised the travel community by being announced as Europe’s fastest growing tourism destination for 2017. According to Euromonitor (photo Gabi Ancarola)

Europe’s Top City Destination is Greek

  The capital of Crete, Herakleion, has recently surprised the travel community by being announced as Europe’s fastest growing tourism destination for 2017. According to...

December 8: A Cursed Day for the Town of Chania in Crete

The city of Chania in Crete has terrible memories of December 8, as two major disasters occurred in the space of only three years,...

Dramatic Video of Greek Coast Guard Intercepting Vessel Carrying Tons of Drugs

The Greek Coast Guard released a video of the operation of the coast guard intercepting a vessel south of Crete, suspected of transporting drugs. A coast...

Tons of Cannabis Found on Vessel South of Crete

A Tanzania-flagged vessel that was intercepted by the Coast Guard south of the island of Crete, was loaded with approximately 7 tons of processed...

December 1st 1913: Crete Unites with Greece (video)

On November 1st, 1913, Sultan Mehmed the 5th resigned from every right of domination over the Great Ocean. Exactly one month later, Crete was...

Thousands Gather in Crete to Honor Dutch Coach Eugene Gerards

Thousands of football fans gathered at Iraklio football ground on Monday to honor 77-year-old Dutchman Eugene Gerards, who coached OFI Crete from 1985 to...

Director Yiannis Smaragdis at “Nikos Kazantzakis” Film Advance Premiere in Herakleion (video)

The advance premiere of the long-awaited "Nikos Kazantzakis" movie, took place in Herakleion, Crete on Wednesday, in the presence of director Yiannis Smaragdis and...

Four-Wheel Motorcyclists Protest in Athens against Traffic Ban (photos)

Hundreds of four-wheel motorcyclists drove through the streets of Athens to protest against the changes of the Road Traffic Code, which bans all-terrain vehicles...

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