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.
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Walking on ancient trails, at the Plateau of Katharo

Published in "Island Routes"
Monumental oaks, natural sculptures of gray stone, an ancient cypress forest and a trail that climbs up to Katharo, one of the most beautiful plateaus…
The fortress-like Monastery of Chrissoskalitissa|The forests of Chania...|Topolia gorge from above|House in the upper village of Topolia|Chestnuts anybody?|Welcome to the Wisdom of God!|The impressive interior of the cave|Somewhere inside this crack, lies hidden the icon of Wisdom of God|The imposing plane tree of Vlatos|Natural art on the plane tree of Vlatos|On the way to Milia Mountain Retreat|The houses of Milia, almost embedded into the natural environment|View of Milia from a mountain trail|The paved streets of Milia village|Mountain views as you enjoy a meal in Milia restaraunt|The abandonned park of peace, taken over by wild nature|The entrance to the Monastery of Chrissoskalitissa|View to the sea from the Monastery of Chrissoskalitissa|You have just arrived in the small paradise of Aspri Limni||||

From the Chestnut to the Date Trees of Chania (Milia – Chrissoskalitissa)

Published in "Island Routes"
We often brag about Crete as the island that has it all (ok, almost!) and we found the perfect route to prove this. Follow us…
Walking towards the north entrance of the Palace|Quartier M under the cover...|The simple pleasures of walking in ancient cities!||Walking over the ancient city|The Palace courtyard|The imposing mountains of Selena in the background||

The Minoan Palace of Malia

Published in "Presentations"
The third largest Minoan palace of Crete, once ruled by mythical King Sarpedon, overlooks the Cretan Sea with the imposing mountain of Selena in the…
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,…
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…