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New 4-Richter Tremor Hits Crete

A new tremor occurred on the Greek island of Crete, 120 km southeast of the coastal village Tymbaki, at 06:34 a.m. on September 12. The...

No Concern over Crete,Thessaloniki Tremors

On September 9 seismologists assured that there was no need for concern after the four tremors recorded in Thessaloniki in northern Greece and off...

Meet the Best Paid Cretan in Germany

Today he is 82 years old, his name is Thodoris Lagoudakis and he comes from the region Pirouniana, Agia Varvara of Heraklion. He is...

4.2 Richter Tremor off Greek Island of Crete

A tremor measuring 4.2 degrees on the Richter scale took place Friday at 5:57am local time off the island of Crete, the Athens University...

Euro Chess 2013 in Crete

Greece is a lively country with structures and an economy which functions normally rather than an impoverished country as often shown by the foreign...

Chinese, Russian Interest in Greece Growing

Chinese and Russian investors are showing increased interest in acquiring properties in Greece, mostly in Athens, as well as the islands of Rhodes, Crete...

Tourist Bus in Chania Catches Fire

A tourist bus burst into flames while it was moving on the highway, late on the night of Aug. 25  near Kalives, in Chania...

Giant Dakos Aspires for Guinness World Records

The cultural association To Rhodo in Chania, Crete, is making a giant dakos. For those who may not know, dakos is a Cretan meze,...

Teen Accused of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms Trafficking

A 17-year-old British who lives permanently in Heraklion, Crete, after a coordinated operation of the prosecution authorities, was arrested for trafficking hallucinogenic mushrooms. Policemen of...

Record Arrivals at Heraklion Port

Three cruise ships carrying 6,600 tourists arrived at the port of Heraklion, Crete. According to cretalive.gr, among the ships are the giant Noordam of...

Second Local Products Festival in Sitia

The 2nd Festival, Local Products: Nutritional and Curative Properties,  opens its doors and welcomes the audience in Sitia, Crete, from September 20 to 22. The...

Crete Celebrates World Tourism Day With Free Entrance to Archaeological Sites

World Tourism Day takes place annually on 27 September and this year is to be celebrated in Crete’s capital, Heraklion with a series of...

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