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Torrential Rains Cause Floods, Damages in Crete (video)

The torrential downpour on Saturday caused floods and damages in Crete, with the Sitia and Ierapetra areas suffering the most, as human lives were...

Tornado Strikes Crete, Causes Extensive Damage

A strong tornado hit the area of Sitia, in Greece's Crete, causing widespread damage to local greenhouses and farms, with tens of trees being...

Olympic Air Takes Over Three Domestic Routes

Olympic Air will take over, without any financial compensation, the operation of three remote flight destinations for a period of four years, starting April...

Earthquake 5.6 on Richter Scale Rocks Crete

An earthquake measuring 5.6 points on the Richter Scale shook the island of Crete at 11:30 am on Wednesday. The earthquake hit the sea area...

Minoan-Era Kouros Found in Heraklion Valued at 1.3 Million

Greek police announced on Wednesday that an ancient bronze figurine dated back to the Middle Minoan Period was found in the possession of four...

190 Migrants Arrive Safely in Sitia, Crete

A group of 190 illegal migrants, who had been sailing in a rudderless ship near the Greek island of Karpathos, were safely collected and...

German Tourist Found Dead in Crete

A 51-year-old German tourist who went missing on Monday evening, was found dead in the area of Kato Zakros of Sitia in Crete, Greece. The...

Europe’s First Center of Ancient Astronomy in Crete

The Center of Ancient Astronomy in the Greek island of Crete has finally opened its doors. It is the first in Europe and one of the few across...

The Best Spot for a Kiss In Crete

The Greek island of Crete has competed against New York, Budapest, London and Paris and come out the winner. It all started when a group 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...

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