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Searching for cyclamens at Rouva’s forest - 2nd Zaros Trail Race

Published in "Crete in action"
I remember it as if it was yesterday. It was April of 1999, and first-grade students of Biology Department of University of Crete had to…
The colors of Eastern Crete|||Flowers everywhere!|The strange rocks of the gorge are captivating!|Aspros Potamos|The village of Pefki 'hanging' from the cliffs!|Makrigialos from above|The colorful marina of makrigialos

Makrigialos - Pefki - Kapsa Monastery

Published in "Island Routes"
Eastern Crete has a different color, scent and light, even different people. Sometimes it feels as if you are in another island. At this corner…
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Landing on the mysterious island of Agios Theodoros

Published in "Cretan Tales"
A small tour on the lonely island that overlooks the busiest beaches of Chania. The ancient Akoition or Thodorou -as it is commonly known in…
Sunset in Triopetra|On the way from Agia Galini to Ai Giorgis|The lovely beach of Ligres|Triopetra from above|Sand therapy in the dunes of Agios Pavlos|The main beach of Agios Pavlos|A small delta is shaped west of the sand dunes in Agios Pavlos|The sand dunes of Agios Pavlos: the lucky ones will find a place in the cave!|Going down the sand dunes of Agios Pavlos|The scenic aphitheatre of Agia Galini hosts many cultural events in the summer|On the way to the beach of Agia Galini|The fish tavern of Agia Foteini: order your food and take a swim while you wait!|The sand dunes on the way from Agia Foteini to Ligres|The sunbeds next to the tavern of Agia Foteini are free for customers|Many more secret coves and beaches are found on the way from one beach to another|Small Triopetra offers more tranquility and calm waters|More secret coves...how do you go down there??|More beaches and coves west of Agia Foteini, for those who want to keep walking!|

Agia Foteini to Agia Galini: Discover the beaches of Southern Rethymno

Published in "Island Routes"
A long coast of rugged cliffs and sand dunes, hidden coves and tranquil desert-like landscapes. The most beautiful beaches of Southern Rethymno attract many visitors…
"Music Fridays 2018" in Houdetsi
13Jul
Heraklion Concert

from 13.07 till 07.09.2018

"Music Fridays 2018" in Houdetsi

Our favorite "music Fridays" are back for summer 2018, at the garden of the Labyrinth…
Romantic walks in Stroumpoulas|When you see Timios Stavros, you are almost there...!|The trail is relatively easy and suitable for all|Stroumpoulas vegetation|The view to the plateau will make you stop several times to admire it|The evening service on July 20th|The perfect setting for a selfie!|Shadow games at sunset|On the way back...|The summits of Mylopotamos are painted orange|The view of Stroumpoulas from Heraklion, as the sun sets...

Hiking on the Holy Mountain of Stroumpoulas

Published in "Island Routes"
The pyramidal mountain of Stroumpoulas -as it seems, when you look at it from Heraklion- offers one of the most beautiful nearby escapes for naturalistic,…
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At the summit of Kofinas, like little gods

Published in "Island Routes"
Hike up the holy summit of Asterousia Mountains and bow before the majesty of the Libyan Sea
Adrenaline rush, in the gorge of Agia Eirini!|||||

Crossing the gorge of Agia Eirini … by bike!

Published in "Crete in action"
The guard of the gorge gave us a strange look: “are you going to leave those here and come back to get them?” “No”, we…
The “Prytaneion” of ancient Lato||||Once upon a time, here stood shops and workshops|||The "restaurant"|||||The entrance of the temple and the base of the statue inside||

Lato, the powerful ancient city of Mirabello

Published in "Crete 360°"
The best preserved ancient city in Crete rests on the saddle of two hills and overlooks the Gulf of Mirabello.
When Henry Miller sat on the throne of Minos

When Henry Miller sat on the throne of Minos

Published in "Crete 360°"
The incisive descriptions of the famous American writer of his travels in Crete in 1939