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Yiasas, We are Apostoli and Anastasi and We Love Crete!

Here on this blog, new pages, photos and articles are added to our site, new pages about the Greek Island of Crete and travel in Greece and the Greek islands. New pages are added on villages and mountains and gorges, music, walking and hiking and history.

We add stories and comments from our readers and plenty for you as an independent traveller to Crete...or for you if you are living in Crete and for you if you are thinking of moving to Crete...

All about Crete in the Greek islands; Cretan beaches, photos and maps of Crete, beach accommodation suggestions and plenty about the Crete diet, itineraries in Crete, experiences in Crete, the Greek islands and more...

This is not a personal blog, because our whole website is our personal 'love letter' to Crete and is written for you, our fellow lover of Crete, to discover her for yourself...

We won't tell you what to do and where to go, how to feel or give you the '10 best' of anything. We share our love for Crete and let you make up your own mind, plan your own trip and experience your own journey, on your own path. We Love Crete is a No Selfie Zone

...and you won't find any selfies here. It is a no selfie zone! Phew!

We would love to hear your questions about travelling in Crete, or your stories about living and travelling in Crete, please write to us here: Contact Us

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Do you have a story about Crete to share? Want to contribute? Write for Us at We Love Crete

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Feb 14, 2019

Palace of Knossos - Beautiful Minoan frescoes were discovered here

Palace of Knossos - The ruins at Knossos were discovered in 1878 by the Cretan Minos Kalokairinos who began excavations. Beautiful Minoan frescos were uncovered

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Feb 12, 2019

The Villages of Crete - Spili

Spili Crete

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Feb 10, 2019

Specialist Tours Crete - hiking, spring flowers, yoga retreats

Specialist Tours Crete - interesting ways to get to know Crete with informed guides, paragliding, hiking, yoga retreats, search out the local flora with specialist guide, see Crete from the inside out

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Feb 07, 2019

Spinalonga - a tiny mysterious island off the east coast of Crete

Spinalonga - The island sits off the northern tip of Kolokitha peninsula, which forms the safe harbour of Elounda, in the wide Mirabello Bay, protected from the north by Cape Agios Ioannis. The ancien

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Feb 06, 2019

Walk the Gorge of the Dead in Crete

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'.

Zakros Gorge Crete

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Feb 04, 2019

Crete - True Hospitality Found Everyday

We really cannot tell you how the hospitality of Crete is. You have to experience it for yourself. In a world gone mad, where no-one talks to you or looks at you anymore, it is revitalising to the soul to be treated with such respect and openness. The Cretans teach us all how to be truly wealthy.

So, although this video is humourous, it is based on truth and certainly reflects our experiences in Kriti.


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Feb 02, 2019

Lake Kournas near Chania in Crete

Lake Kournas, Crete

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Jan 30, 2019

The Villages of Crete - Theriso

Theriso Crete

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Jan 28, 2019

Crete - Land of History

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Jan 24, 2019

Trip Ideas Booklet - East Crete for Independent Travellers

Five Days in the East of Crete - by Car or Motorcycle

by the team at We Love Crete
Mini Guide to the East of Crete

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Jan 22, 2019

Chania Travel Independent Travellers - Ask Your Question and See Answers

Chania Harbour, Crete (image by Sarah Murray)

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Jan 21, 2019

Volunteering in Crete - charities doing good work in Crete

Volunteering in Crete; there are so many opportunities to serve, learn and explore at the same time

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Jan 20, 2019

From Crete to Mykonos

Mykonos Greece

If you are planning your next Greek Island holiday, here is the information you need to include both Crete and Mykonos in your dream trip for 2018...

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Jan 18, 2019

Tips for Travel to Crete Island Greece

Travel to Crete
Crete Travel - a lot of information to make your trip days flow smoothly, so you can enjoy the real taste of Kriti; buses, hire cars, transfers, accommodation and touring.

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Jan 16, 2019

Kerasia Village Crete - Experience the Real Kriti

Life is sweet in Kerasia village.

Kerasia, Crete

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Jan 14, 2019

10 Days in Crete

Hi there. My husband and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and planning a 10 day trip to Crete Sept 16-26. I haven't booked flights yet but

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Jan 10, 2019

Spinalonga Island in Crete - History and Mystery

Spinalonga Island, Crete

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Jan 08, 2019

Insider Tips for Travel to Athens Greece

Travel to Athens Greece
Athens Greece - How to enjoy your Athens Stopover - everyone has their own relationship with Athens Αθήνα. We love Athena. We say it is definitely worth spending time to get to know her...

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Jan 06, 2019

The South Coast of Crete

Chora Sfakion on the south coast is the departure point for some of the most beautiful beaches in Crete, accessible only by boat...

Chora Sfakion Crete

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Jan 04, 2019

The Highest Mountain in Crete, Greece

Mountains of Crete

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Jan 03, 2019

Crete Video - beautiful videos of Kriti sparkling in the Mediterranean

Crete Video; here we show videos of the island of Crete in Greece, from Cretan music to beaches, gorges including Samaria and the Minoan Palace of Phaistos, and Zorba the Greek the movie, with dancing

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Jan 02, 2019

Trip Idea eBooklet 5 Days in the West of Crete

Five Days in the West of Crete - by Car or Motorcycle

by the team at We Love Crete
Mini Guide to the West of Crete

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