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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...

Baby Whale Rescued in Crete, Returns to High Seas

A 5-metre-long baby whale spotted by a citizen early Friday morning on Karavovrysi beach, Phaestos, Crete, was rescued by the local coastguard. The small mammal,...

Matala Beach Festival Remembers Hippies

The curtain opened on June 22 for the Matala Festival for a third consecutive year, with a spectacular celebration. Visitors from around the world...

Matala Festival Opens Its Doors

Matala in southern Crete is a region that became popular in the 60's and the 70's as the temporary home for a stream of...

Crete Wants Minoans on UNESCO List

Crete  is still pushing for Knossos to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is now preparing a new folder titled Minoan civilization, which will...

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