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Hellenic Seaways Announces Start of Santorini, Naxos, Paros Ferry Route

Greek ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced on Thursday, the launch today of ferry services from the port of Piraeus to Paros, Naxos and Santorini with the ‘Nissos Samos’.

HSW said it was boosting its presence in the Cyclades with its largest ferry, the 2,210 passenger ‘Nissos Samos’, which departs four times a week at 4.30pm from Gate Ε3 at Piraeus. The service will run daily as of June 16.

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The Nature Of Horta, Or Greek Greens

In this blog Dr David Shimwell (known to us all with great affection as Chunky), botanist, campaigner on environmental conservation and former lecturer at the University of Manchester, turns his attention to the subject of horta.

Peter Hylands says this is a subject that touches on my own childhood in the European Alps where we did indeed collect the local greens and my enduring passion about the conservation work of Gerald Durrell, now continued by Lee Durrell, and Gerry’s...

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Updated Special Car Rental Offer

We are glad to inform you about our updated car rental offers :

- 10% OFF For All Bookings (except July & Aug. & Sept. 01 - 15 ) Confirmed Up To May 15th

- 5% OFF For All Bookings For July & Aug. & Sept. 01 - 15 Confirmed Up To April 15th

- 1st Driver : Free Of Charge

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The History Of Casa Delfino Hotel - Chania Crete

The history of Casa Delfino Hotel in breathtaking Chania, Crete is a story of romance, adventure, and extraordinary twists of fate

The tale begins in 1835 with Giovanni Delfino, a knight and ship-owner from Genoa, who made his fortune transporting goods across the Mediterranean. On one fateful trip bound for Syria, a storm cast Delfino aground at the Castle of Gramvousa on Crete. He sought refuge in the Capuchin monastery. Delfino managed to salvage his precious cargo of cod, which...

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Kalimera Crete - Spring Is Here… Enjoy!

“All my life one of my greatest desires has been to travel-to see and touch unknown countries, to swim in unknown seas, to circle the globe, observing new lands, seas, people, and ideas with insatiable appetite, to see everything for the first time and for the last time, casting a slow, prolonged glance, then to close my eyes and feel the riches deposit themselves inside me calmly or stormily according to their pleasure, until time passes them at last through its fine sieve, straining...

Hotel Porto Loutro - Special Rates For Walkers & Flower Lovers in April 2017

Hotel Porto Loutro are offering special rates for walers and flower lovers in April 2017.
Double Room on 50.00 Euros with Breakfast.

Not to be missed!

Porto Loutro on the beach welcomes its valued guests every year on the 1st of April.

So, Alison, the owner, has been decided that from the 1st 30th April, she will do a special rate for you adventurous people who like to walk and see the spring flowers for 50 euro (normally 75€) per room per night, with breakfast except for the 3...

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15 Wonderful Things To Do In Chania Crete This Summer

By Aliki Panagakou 

I have been living in Chania, Crete for the past six years, though originally from Athens, and I'm guilty as charged: I love it here!

As I stroll around the town of Chania, I admire its remarkable architecture -a magnificent lighthouse in the port, churches and houses in the Old Town, all reminding me of the city's multicultural identity; in fact, I often feel I have entered a time capsule, which takes me back to ancient times, through the Byzantine era and...

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Hand-Picked Selection Of Authentic & Unique Tours & Activities

Make the most of your visit to Crete with our hand-picked selection of authentic and unique tours and activities.

Explore the great Minoan civilization, visit archeological sites, enjoy and taste the incredible flavours of the Cretan cuisine, discover the unique Cretan nature, hike through wild mountains and escape to secluded sandy beaches with azzure waters.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Explore all our favorite activities, here!

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Travel Insurance Or Risk?

Insurance or risk?

If you're planning a trip in Crete or Greece, it makes sense to take out Travel Insurance before you travel.

You'd rather not think about all of the things that might go wrong on your trip, but these things can and do happen.

Our trusted partner Columbus Direct International Travel Insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers, to cover their trip essentials. They don't just keep you and your family protected, you'll travel smarter and safer.

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Calls for Minoan Civilization, Spinalonga to be Named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

On occasion of an UNESCO Committee Convention held in Heraklion, Crete, last weekend, Crete Region Prefect Stavros Arnaoutakis and Heraklion Mayor Vassilis Labrinos called for the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and Spinalonga island on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Delegates from 18 countries gathered on Crete last weekend to discuss the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and the islet of Spinalonga – once a leper colony – on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

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