The island of Crete ~ Κρήτη, a jewel glistening in the Mediterranean Sea, ancient home to the Minoans, with her beaches, mountains, fascinating towns, villages, wine, olive oil and sun, is as beautiful as she is enigmatic.
Are you a traveller planning to visit the island?
Perhaps thinking of living on this beautiful Greek island?
Are you Cretan?
Are you a Cretan living in the diaspora?
This site is for you...
What do you love about Kriti? Is it the beaches? Elafonisi Beach, Vai, Agia Pelagia? Which is your favourite beach?
Is it the towns? Chania, Rethymnon, Iraklion and Agios Nikolaos, our capital towns.
Is it the mountains that stay in your heart? Psiloriti sitting proudly overseeing all below? The beautiful Samaria Gorge?
The largest of the Greek islands, Kriti is ideal for exploration.
Curious about Cretan music? From the Rizitika, traditional paradosiaka to modern, we explore the origins, history and artists of this soulful art. Home of Zorbá, music and dancing is never far away...
Exposing unique corners of the island and her lifestyle; from the coves to the mountains, cuisine, architecture, art, food and nature of this historic yet cosmopolitan island.
Anastasi, Apostoli and Katia have created We-Love-Crete to provide an insightful and natural experience for those looking to discover the real Kriti.
Kriti and her countryside, her mountains, shorelines paralíes, her harbours limánia, her music, her xoriá villages and most importantly Kriti and her people.
Golden eagles, bearded vultures, monk seals and Mediterranean dolphins are some of the unique animals that we explore in our nature and conservation pages.
The ecology of the island calls for nature lovers; hiking, caving, rock climbing and trekking are all rewarded with interesting gorges and mountains to explore.
The modern Greek Olympics included Iraklion as an Olympic city. We are proud to share our knowledge of this fascinating modern town touched by ancient history. The ancient site of Knossos lies on the outskirts of town, and the famous history museum in the centre of town shows us the story of the roots of civilisation in Europe.
Do you love to visit a café or kafenion to sit for a coffee? We do! We share some of the most beautiful cafés and tavernas on the island with you.
Looking for the weather, a map or images of the island? You will find them here.
We have plenty of stories and information for travelling in Kriti and beyond.
Proud to be Cretan, here we share our love and longing for Kriti. Come and discover this this beautiful ancient island as we have.
Ela! Come! Kriti and her charms await!
We love Crete; this site is to honour Kríti.
Αγαπάμε την Κρήτη
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