Chania is the second largest town in Crete (50,000 inhabitants) and unquestionably the one which has preserved more of its old character than any other.
Rethymnon is the sea front Mediterranean town with its Renaissance architecture, Venetian fortress, museums and beaches on the north coast of Crete between Hania and Heraklion.
Heraklion is the capital city of Crete, commercial, administrative and communications hub to the island.
Agios Nikolaos in east Crete is the administrative and communications center and a highly developed tourism destination in Crete.
Ierapetra is the largest town on the south coast of Crete, active on tourism in the summer and agriculture in the winter.
The port town of Siteia is located on the northeast part of Crete, with a tradition in arts agriculture and tourism.
Loutro is the tiny village hidden in a cove only four miles west of Sfakia in south west Crete. Protected from all the winds and […]
A small village of 600 inhabitants on the south coast of Rethymnon.
Popular summer destination for a quiet holiday by the sea.
Perhaps the most representative sample of wild Crete is the desert settlement of Aradena on the cliff’s edge above the homonymous gorge on the south coast of Crete, a few kilometers from Sfakia.
Margarites is a traditional, village south east (35km) of Rethymnon town, well known for its hand made pottery “industry”. Tradition says that pottery in Margarites […]