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Crete 7 days Itinerary: premier travel guide for what to do in Crete in 7 days for the ultimate couple’s getaway

Crete 7 days Itinerary: premier travel guide for what to do in Crete in 7 days for the ultimate couple’s getaway

Destination Crete
Crete is one of the most sought-after destinations in Greece for couples for many reasons, including its many immersive experiences, undeniably delectable cuisine, and bevy of charming villages to explore together. When thinking of what to do during your Cretan getaway as a couple, it may feel overwhelming to organise…
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Explore Hersonissos in Crete and unravel the area’s secret gems

Explore Hersonissos in Crete and unravel the area’s secret gems

Destination Crete
Creta Maris Beach Resort Destination Guide Prepare for a memorable vacation in Hersonissos, Crete, a seaside port town just 25 kilometres away from Heraklion and known internationally among explorers, hikers, sports enthusiasts, tourists, and vacationers. Make the most of your holiday in Hersonissos surrounded by fascinating places to visit and…
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Food and Traditions of the Greek Orthodox Easter

Food and Traditions of the Greek Orthodox Easter

Events & Activities, Gastronomy
Easter is the most momentous holiday for Greeks, surpassing even Christmas in gravity. It’s a big celebration accompanied by a long list of traditions and religious rituals. According to the Greek Orthodox tradition, the preparation for Easter starts about 40 days before the Holy week when nisteia, the religious fast, begins.…
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Aposelemis Dam: Cradle of the Cretan Atlantis

Aposelemis Dam: Cradle of the Cretan Atlantis

Destination Crete
Built to satisfy the need of potable water for the northern part of Crete, Aposelemis Dam on the Aposelemis River caters to over 300 000 people in Heraklion, Hersonissos, and Agios Nikolaos, as well as rural communities in the area. Construction works at the dam ended in 2012. The dam…
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The story of Erotokritos

The story of Erotokritos

Destination Crete, Events & Activities
Erotokritos is a timeless masterpiece of Cretan Renaissance literature of the 16th – 17th centuries. It survived through 4 turbulent centuries marked by conquests, revolutions, and historical upheavals, and remains cherished by the people of Crete nowadays. Erotokritos was composed in the early 17th century, in Venetian-occupied Crete, by Vincenzo…
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Sea Daffodil: The Protected Sand Lily

Sea Daffodil: The Protected Sand Lily

Sustainability
White, delicate and charming, the sand lily that adorns the dunes of the Cretan beaches is a symbol of purity, everlasting beauty, and perseverance. Also known as sea daffodil, beach saffron, or lily of Knossos, the white sand lily (Pancratium maritimum) is a bulbous perennial, flowering from August to October…
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