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Easter In Crete

Easter is surely and by far the most important festival of the Greek year and is celebrated with many local customs and traditions.

Easter (Paska or Pasxa) is the most important holiday in Greece, and in the Greek Orthodox Church.

Greek Orthodox Easter usually falls one to five weeks after the western (Protestant, Catholic) Easter, while approximately once every four years it falls on the same date.

From Wednesday of Holy Week, the radio and television networks are given over solely...

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Memories Of A Cretan Greek Easter By A Good Friend

A few days after Easter here in Crete, we are so glad to host and present one great blog post of one or our good friends, the travel writer and photographer Francesca Muir.

Good reading ...

My first Greek Easter in Agios Nikolaos, Eastern Crete was a long time ago – some 25 years ago in fact and I’ve been lucky to have experienced many since. And I have to say not much has changed. Thank goodness!

I first had an inkling that something big was going to happen was when I was having...

Elounda Luxury Villas Peace Quiet & Privacy Away From Crowds

Elounda Luxury Villas in Eastern Crete, two beautiful and stylish self-catering villas with three bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people with stunning sea views over Mirabello bay and Spinalonga island, private pools, and a peaceful location above Plaka Village, minutes away from Elounda Village.

An elegant setting with unobstructed sea views, modern facilities, and an inspiring atmosphere which will revive all your senses.

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Book your flights, rent your car and ......

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Travel Tip - Terra Minoika Villas At Kato Zakros, Eastern Crete

Wishing all of you a great weekend ahead.

Our travel tip :

Here you will find the warm ‪hospitality‬, friendly atmosphere and the smile of Stella and Elias, owners of Stella's Traditional Apartments too.

‎Terra‬ ‪‎Minoika‬ ‪‎Villas, Kato Zakros, Eastern Crete 

Book your flights through our partner website and here you are!

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Memories of a Cretan Greek Easter by Francesca Muir

A few days after Easter here in Crete, we are so glad to host and present one great blog post of one or our good friends, the travel writer and photographer Francesca Muir.

Good reading ...

My first Greek Easter in Agios Nikolaos, Eastern Crete was a long time ago – some 25 years ago in fact and I’ve been lucky to have experienced many since. And I have to say not much has changed. Thank goodness!

I first had an inkling that something big was going to happen was when I was having...

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Sitia is Now a European and Global Geopark

We hope that you would love it as much as we do ....

Eastern Crete, and especially the area of Sitia, is one of the most important and environmentally unique areas of Crete.

Its geographical position on the eastern edge of the island, which allowed for the exchange of species with Asia Minor, in combination with the intense dry and hot climate of the area, created a mosaic of habitats and ecosystems, some of which, such as the Palm Forest of Vai, are unique in the Mediterranean.

Here...

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Greek Easter Offer at St. Nicolas Bay Hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete

Greek Easter Celebration in Crete is more than just an ordinary event.

It's a lifetime experience with lots of local traditional customs that bring the past come alive!

Enjoy a Spectacular Greek Easter Celebration in Aghios Nikolaos Crete, combining it with your stay at St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas.

Book your Greek Easter Holiday and benefit exclusive savings. Receive 20% early booking discount on rooms, suites and villas when you book online and extra discount for stays...

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Holy Week Hours 2015 For Museums, Monuments & Archaeological Sites

On Wednesday, April 8th the Greek Culture Ministry announced the opening hours of all state - run museums, archaeological sites and monuments during the Easter 2015 holiday.

Holy Week Hours 2015

- Friday, April 10: 12 noon to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, April 11: 8 am to 3 pm
- Easter Day, Sunday, April 12: Closed
- Easter Monday, April 13: 8am to 3pm

In addition, all archaeological sites, museums and monuments of the state will be closed on May 1st.

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Easter in Crete & Some News From Us Here In Crete

My sunny Kalimera dear Guests,

trust you are doing great.
... and enjoy a relaxing, great weekend.

Some news from us here in Crete:

- Easter is surely and by far the most important festival of the Greek year and is celebrated with many local customs and traditions.

- Krinakia Villas is the new member in our small family. A lovely place of four self-catering residences, with stunning sea views to shining Libyan Sea, steps away from a long sandy beach, this complex is the modest...

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Porto Loutro Hotel - Special Offer April 2015

We are more than glad to receive these good news from our good partners - friends by Porto Loutro Hotel, Alison and Sofia.

Hotel Porto Loutro I will be opened this year (2015) from 01 April - 31 October 2015.

Hotel Porto Loutro II will be opened from 02 May - 31 December 2015. Yes, this is correct open for 1,5 months longer this year (2015) for guests that will like to see and experience Loutro from a different angle.... Providing breakfast, lunch and dinner, sweets, soft drinks,...