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Greece Budget Travel - It is still possible to travel in Greece very cheaply. Take the local buses. Take the ferries. Stay in small pensions or rooms for rent known as domatia. Bargain for the p
Our friend Andrew has written to us about his holiday to eastern Crete.
Lasithi Greece has long held a fascination for me. This summer I decided to spend a week in Lasithi, the easternmost area of Crete.
Although Lasithi beaches are not so popular as beaches of west and south Crete, I found them really stunning; the unique Vai beach with its luscious palm forest, Istro with its picturesque surroundings, the beach of Elounda overlooking Spinalonga Island and the exotic Chrissi or Golden Beach.
Here I present seven beaches in Lasithi, which I visited during my one-week stay in Lasithi. The most organised beaches are located on the northern coast, while the south side is still more isolated.
Walking to Loutro Crete by Ilingas, Sweetwater, Marmara, Sougia and Agia Roumeli Beaches and Aradena Gorge
Heraklion Airport - Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is located in the central north of Crete, 4.5 km from Heraklion town, a busy international airport receiving many flights from Athens and
Crete Images; this is our photo gallery of beautiful images from all over Crete, including Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos, as well as the mountains and gorges, the nature and the life
The Birds of Crete include rare species such as the Bearded Vulture and Eleanora Falcon, and beautiful raptors such as the Golden Eagle and Bonellis Eagle
Kalimera! My name is Dalius Regelskis and I’m an architect, artist and lecturer of Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania.
I just thought, it would be a good idea to share with you my artwork of Cretan doors, inspired by the amazing beauty of the old towns and villages of Chania and Rethymnon regions:
10 years ago my wife and I visited Crete for the first time and we both fell in love with this wonderful Greek island. Each year we used to visit different places of Crete, while we found Rethymno and realised that this town is definitely our favorite one!
Ierapetra Crete; surrounded by beautiful beaches and inland mountains to explore, don't miss the paradise of Chrissi Island with its sparkling white sand and crystal turquoise waters,
Seven Eastern Crete Beaches
Lasithi Greece has long held a fascination for me. This summer I decided to spend a week in Lasithi, the easternmost area of Crete. Although Lasithi beaches are not so popular as beaches of west and south Crete, I found them really stunning; the unique Vai beach with its luscious palm forest, Istro with its picturesque surroundings, the beach of Elounda overlooking Spinalonga Island and the exotic Chrissi or Golden Beach.
Visit Plakias Bay or walk along the tracks on the south coast of Crete to see magnificent scenery...
Visit Georgioupolis Beach in Crete to see this chapel by the sea...
Eastern Crete is a great place for walking. Less touristy, less built up, lots of wide open spaces, mountains and gorges. Just like Zakros Gorge, also known as 'The Gorge of the Dead'.
Many of our visitors combine travel to Crete with onward trips to the Greek islands. Did you know that you can travel from Crete to Santorini in just two hours?