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Trips & Tips

  • Name Day Antonios

    In Greece, everyone celebrates the "Name Day" of the saint that bears the same name.
  • Walk to Mother Olive Tree

    This impressive old olive tree is nestled in a beautiful landscape, in the hills of the Messara plain, near the village of Kamilari.
  • Rouvas Gorgo

    The Rouvas forest is home to many of the typical Cretan flora trees such as maple, cypress, pine, sycamore, pear, which together with the bushes, ground cover, but also the wildlife on about 30,000 he
  • Platania Gorge

    The trail “Gorge of Platania” offers a unique experience for the excursionist as it combines the wildness of the Cretan mountains with the rich flora and fauna of the island.
  • Wild fennel

    From a very early age, the Greeks began to use fennel in the kitchen, but it also has its roots in mythology. 
  • Island Gavdos

    An unspoilt and unadulterated island  of exceptional natural beauty is lying at the extremity of the Libyan Sea.
  • Tripiti Gorge

    The Tripiti Gorge on the south coast of Crete can be completely covered with the four-wheel drive vehicle.
  • Stinging nettle - a healthy power pack

    Nettle tea, made from dried nettle leaves, is perhaps best known for its high mineral content.
  • Koudoumas monastery

    Koudoumas monastery is located at the exit of Katarraktis gorge in Asterousia Mountains and is one of the most secluded monasteries of Crete.
  • Kamares Cave

    The cave of Kamares, also called Kamaraiko, is located at the southern foot of Psiloritis on the slopes of Mount Soros, at an altitude of 1700m and northeast of the village of Kamares.
  • Wild Herbs of Crete

    Crete's flora is at its best in Spring, after the rain of the early season when all is green and hundreds of flowers, plants and herbs start to blossom.
  • Kritamos - Sea fennel

    Kritamos (Rock samphire or sea fennel ) is linked to Ancient Greece in many ways, in the myths surrounding Prometheus, as well as in Hippocratic medicine.
  • The Mediterranean Cypress

    Cypress is a very ancient species, of an exceptional longevity. It is the symbol of immortality, serenity , stability and faith.
  • Kofinas

    It is a short, but very steep ascent, it will take you about 20 minute to the Timios Stavros, the highest point (1231 m). Once you are on the top feelings will overwhelm you - the endless view of the
  • Matala Beach Festival

    Every year in June the Matala Beach Festival takes place in Matala.
  • Cretelia

    7 stunning locations on the island are the scene of our program: Red Beach, Hakuna Matala, Komos Beach, Kokkinos Pirgos and Agios Pavlos, Agios Giorgos.
  • Matala Street Painting

    The Matala streets are transformed into a huge canvas where artists from 5 to 105 years old will compose their paintings, with a lot of color, but mostly great inspiration.
  • Easter time in Crete

    The Easter time in Crete is always a special time, with old traditions, delicious food and with the whole family! Guests are welcome to join the Paska feast.