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The palm forest of Preveli
The palm forest of Preveli, located on the south coast of Crete, is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes of the island.
The island of Dia
The island of Dia is a small, uninhabited island located in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Heraklion in Crete.
The highest mountain of Crete
The highest mountain in Crete is Psiloritis, also known as Ida. The mountain has an altitude of 2,456 meters (8,058 feet), making it the highest peak in Crete and the highest peak in Greece outside the mainland.
Knossos and antiquity
Knossos is an ancient Minoan palace located on the island of Crete.
What is raki?
Cretan raki, also known as tsikoudia, is a traditional Greek spirit made from the core of the grape, the skins, seeds and pips that are left over.
5 picturesque villages of Chania
Chania is one of the most beautiful regions of Crete, with a number of picturesque villages scattered throughout the prefecture.
The best museums in Heraklion
As the birthplace of Western Culture, it is no surprise that the capital of Heraklion is host to a series of top museums.
Family activities in Crete
Crete is a fantastic destination for families, with a wide range of activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy.