See why Crete is incredible

ShareThis is a 5-minute promotional clip that the travel portal Incredible Crete shared on Vimeo to encourage tourism to Greece’s largest island. The island is so vast and scenic that such a short film can give a mere fleeting glimpse of the myriad amazing sights to see and things do there. But I’m willing to […]
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Must-see sights in and around Rethymno on Crete

Guest post by the Cretico blog Rethymno is the third largest city in Crete and one of the most beautiful in Greece. Byzantine churches and monasteries, renaissance monuments, caves, countless beaches and enchanting villages throughout the province, await the visitor to wander and admire them. The Old City The oriental influence of the Turkish occupation, […]
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Two hot days on Crete

Fodele beach on the north coast of Crete, about 25 km west of Heraklion. It was empty when we were here in 2004, but I’ve seen recent photos showing the beach lined with umbrellas and lounge chairs.   Frostbite flashback: We had perfect hypothermia weather in Toronto today. Although it was gloriously sunny, the outdoor […]
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A day in Chania, from sunrise to sunset

This sunset view from the harbour capped off Irina Golubeva’s visit to the charming town of Chania on Crete   Dream come true: Travel writer Irina Golubeva says she had long dreamed of waking up before dawn in Chania, so she could explore the Venetian-era town’s narrow streets and cobblestone lanes in solitude.   Her dream […]
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A stylish roadtrip on Crete

Agios Nikolaos is an “arty, leisurely and sleepy town” where visitors “will feel unbelievable charm and calmness,” travel writer Alina Lisina says.   Hit the Cretan road: What’s the best way to see Crete, the biggest island in Greece? By car, of course, and preferably in a convertible — so you can “enjoy the taste […]
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