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Crete Hit by Storm, Flooding Turns Roads into Rivers (Photos, Video)

The summer weather came to an abrupt end in Crete on Thursday as a severe storm caused flooding along with a significant drop in...

Greece is Home to Two of the Five Most Luxurious Villas for Rent Worldwide

When it comes to sought after natural beauty combined with luxury living, you will find that there are places to rent that cost a...

More Details of Minoan Palace Found in Crete Come to Light

This year's excavations in the Minoan Palace of Zorinthos in Crete revealed important information on the Paleopalatial period (1900-1700 BC). The findings of the excavation...

Vacationer in Greece Accidentally Finds Ancient Amphora

A man vacationing in Crete discovered accidentally in the water an ancient amphora that is estimated to date from the Byzantine period. According to Neakriti.gr...

Is This the Best Beach in Greece? (video)

Take a look at this majestic beach in the Greek islet of Chryssi or Gaidouronisi (donkey island). Chryssi, protected as an "area of intense natural beauty",...

Archaeological Excavation Uncovers Ancient Minoan Graves on Crete

Two burials with rich grave goods were found in a pit from the Middle Minoan IA era (2100-2000 BC) in Siteia, NE Crete, during...

Fire on Eleftherios Venizelos Ferry Has Been Extinguished After 3 days (Video)

After burning for three days, the fire that engulfed the island ferry Eleftherios Venizelos has been extinguished. The ferry's route connects Crete to the mainland...

Greek Man from Crete Becomes College Freshman at 84

Dimitris Moudatsakis, at the age of 84, finally fulfilled his lifelong dream by enrolling in university to study History, as life did not allow...

Athens Company Bids for Abandoned Cretan Village (video)

Fari, a traditional village in Crete that belongs to the Municipality of Phaistos, has attracted the interest of an Athens development company that reportedly...

Intact Minoan Tomb Discovered in Crete (photos)

Greek archaeologists uncovered an intact chamber tomb dating from the late Minoan period near the town of Ierapetra, eastern Crete, the ministry of culture...

Crete: 45 People Arrested for Using Forged Documents at Airports Last Week

According to police reports on Monday, last week there were 45 people who were arrested in Crete for attempting to board an aircraft with fake...

Coca-Cola Launches New Bottle Design Inspired by Crete’s Minoan Civilization

Coca-Cola Greece has launched a bottle design celebrating the Greek island of Crete’s rich culture and history. The design was inspired by Minoan civilization and Cretan...

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