We Love Crete - Web Journal

New pages, photos and guides are added to our site, new music pages and history.

We add stories and comments from our readers and plenty for independent travellers about Crete...for those living in Crete and for those 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, Crete news, Crete travel, the Greek islands and more...

Aug 12, 2018

Your Favourite Greek Pastry

Bougatsa, Crete

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Aug 10, 2018

Triopetra Beach - on the south coast of Crete Greece

Triopetra Beach - visit this undeveloped wide sandy beach on the south coast of Crete, drive south from Rethymnon and go to the village of Spili then keep driving on the same road and turn south at the village of Akoumia. Accommodation, tavernas and beaches nearby.

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Aug 08, 2018

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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Aug 06, 2018

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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Aug 04, 2018

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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Aug 02, 2018

The Villages of Crete - Theriso

Theriso Crete

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Jul 31, 2018

Thank you to All Our Friends and Supporters

Thank you to all our friends, supporters and loyal customers, from the Team at We Love Crete

Thank you from the Team at We Love Crete


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Jul 31, 2018

Athens Rhodes Kastellorizo Crete - a personalised itinerary for Greece

Athens Rhodes Kastellorizo Crete - we answer a visitors questions about her holiday in Greece to attend a wedding in Katellorizo, combining a visit to Athens, Rhodes and Crete in the plan. With accommodation suggestions and tips

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Jul 31, 2018

Vacances Crete - 18 days in Crete self drive by car with 3 locations

Vacances Crete - we answer a question from a visitor from Switzerland for 18 days in Crete, with a self-drive itinerary for 18 days behind the scenes including Chania, Knossos, Elounda and Kato Zakros in eastern Crete. Tips and ideas for your own journey around Kriti

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Jul 25, 2018

Crete Tourist Travel Tips - Q&A for holiday ideas in Kriti Greece

Crete Tourist Travel Tips - independent vacation tips and Q&A for families travelling on the Greek island of Crete

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Jul 25, 2018

Elafonisi Kreta - a question from a traveller how to get here by bus

Elafonisi Kreta - I read so much about the western side of Crete we love to explore there. Some places that we would love to see are: Rethymnon, Chania, Elafonisi Beach, Gramvousa and Balos Islands, Samaria Gorge and Knossos Palace. Are these all possible in 2 weeks time?

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Jul 24, 2018

Trip Ideas Booklet - West Crete by Bus

5, 7 or 10 Days in the West of Crete - by Bus

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

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Jul 23, 2018

Getting Around in Crete is easy - here are all the transport options

Everything you need to know about getting around in Crete Greece - using taxis, transfers, local coaches, hire cars, driver-guides and more.

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Jul 22, 2018

The Wine Regions of Crete

Vineyards, Crete

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Jul 20, 2018

Crete - Land of History

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Jul 18, 2018

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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Jul 18, 2018

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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Jul 16, 2018

Chania Travel Independent Travellers - Ask Your Question and See Answers

Chania Harbour, Crete (image by Sarah Murray)

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Jul 14, 2018

Makrygialos Beach in the East of Crete

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.

Makrygialos Beach Crete

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Jul 12, 2018

Walking Along the South Coast of Crete

Planning your next trip to Crete? Visit Plakias Bay or walk along the tracks on the south coast of Crete to see magnificent scenery...

This walk is perfect from spring to autumn or May to October...



Plakias Beach Crete


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Jul 11, 2018

West Crete by Bus - a budget guide to the island of Crete in Greece

West Crete by Bus - a budget guide for independent travellers to Crete, Greece. Trip ideas for 10 days in the west of Kriti, with live link map, day by day plans, optional trips, bus tips, acommodation suggestions and more

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Jul 08, 2018

Travelling by Bus in Crete

Local Bus Info, Crete

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