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Crete Gears Up for 2017 National Mountain Running Championship

The 2017 National Mountain Running Championship of Greek track and field federation SEGAS will take place this year at Kritsa in eastern Crete on June 4.

In only the second time the event has visited Crete (the first was in 1983), the run will start and finish at the central square of the traditional mountain village of Kritsa, near Aghios Nikolaos.

The event, organized by the Culture and Sports Department of the City of Aghios Nikolaos, will include a 16-kilometer race for men...

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Why You Should Use Our Taxi Transfer Services

There is nothing worse than booking your plane ticket, boarding your flight, arriving at your destination and then finally after a long haul, getting to your hotel only to find out that the cost of the short transfer from the airport to your hotel was more expensive than the plane ticket itself.

Yet, that is what many travelers experience with airport transfers and the cost of their services.

Not only is it much more affordable to use a private airport transfer service, the...

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Hurry Up - 25% Special May Offer at Monanstery Estate

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25% Special May Offer to enjoy our small, hospitable, surrounded by amazing nature Monastery Estate.

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Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much more influential and larger than previously thought.

Archeologists already knew that Knossos was Europe’s oldest city and ruled over the massive trade empire during the Bronze age, however, new evidence suggests that the Minoans may have actually survived into the Iron Age.

Previously thought to have perished around 1200 B.C. after the volcanic...

Milia Is Truly Magnificent

Milia is truly magnificent.

Tens of thousands of hours have gone into this so far. I spent the day walking around, decoding the landscape and it is a wonder.

All the trees! They look like they just happened, but hundreds and hundreds of them were deliberate and are being actively loved. And the grafting...someone has a deal of skill.

Truly a wonderful place. In a few more years, this will be a true paradise with trees groaning under their fruit.

Already the bees create the...

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Money Magazine Includes Crete Among 10 Best European Destinations

The island of Crete in Greece is considered the third “Best European Destination” by Money magazine, mainly due to its numerous attractions and competitive prices. Money is a magazine that is published by Time Inc. and includes articles that cover personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues.

Taking into consideration the “record low summer transatlantic airfares” and the strong U.S. dollar, the magazine urges travelers to...

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15% April Special Offer At Melidoni X Village

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15% Special Offer for 90m2 Villas for all bookings from 15 to 30 April 2017 at our superb Melidoxi X Village.

Melidoni X Village, is a cluster of 5 beautifully and traditionally decorated Villas with private pool, each sleeping 2-6 people, with nice views over Melidoni Village and Cretan mountains.

A great place for you the distinguished traveller who is seeking for a "home" away from the hustle of touristic areas but perfectly situated to reach Crete different and...

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What The Others Say About Our Car Rental Services

Here's what our valued guests say about Crete-Car-Rental.com and our services...

Crete Car Rental worked really well for me for my 4/day trip in Crete. The rate was really reasonable and they delivered and picked up at our hotel in Chania and Heraklion which is extremely helpful. Surprisingly our car read a full size Audi although I'd only paid for a mid-size. The car was not new, but looked and drove great nonetheless. I would certainly use Crete Car Rental again.
- Susan

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Rimondi Boutique Hotels In Rethimno, Crete - Piece Of Paradise

Fine living, a piece of paradise, steps from the beautiful harbour of Rethymno on the island of Crete.

Proudly located amidst Renaissance Venetian architecture of Rethymnon Old Town, Rimondi Boutique Hotels comprises Rimondi Estate and Palazzo Rimondi, two separate historic properties within close proximity to one another.

Rimondi Estate offers a selection of suites including a spa suite and a large pool and Jacuzzi in a tropical garden, while Palazzo Rimondi surrounds an...

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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.

Book your ferry tickets via our website : http://www.cretetravel.com/tickets/...