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Crete to Get New Airport: Works at Kastelli Begin

The island of Crete is finally getting a new international airport after Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis laid the foundation stone at Kastelli, on Saturday.

“This airport will be the best in the country. End of story. The most modern, the most environmentally friendly, one that will incorporate the latest technologies,” Mitsotakis said during a special ceremony.

Ariadne Airport Group – a joint venture between Greek firm GEK Terna and India’s GMR Airports Limited (GAL) – was...

Underwater Research at Ancient Olous on Crete Offers Insight

Remnants of ancient buildings, as well as parts of fortifications, have been uncovered during underwater excavations at the ancient city of Olous on Crete, the Greek culture ministry announced.

Volunteer divers, archaeologists from the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities, and a team of geophysicists from the FORTH Institute of Mediterranean Studies participated in the excavations on the sunken city, which is located near the present-day popular resort town of Elounda.

The research was...

CNT- Greece’s Beaches Among Europe’s Best for 2020

The beaches of the Cyclades islands, the Ionian sea, Crete and the Sporades complex are included on the list of the “Best Beaches in Europe for 2020”, which was recently released by UK’s Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) magazine.

CNT’s list reveals some of the best beaches in Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Croatia and Montenegro.

“The most dramatic beaches in Greece are undoubtedly in the hard-edged, wind-whipped Cyclades,” CNT says.

“The variety of the coastline is astonishing –...

Winter Colors in Milia Ecotourism Traditional Hotel

Winter colors in Milia Ecotourism Traditional Hotel.

Lost in nature ... life is beautiful.

Learn more about this amazing place : Milia Eco Hotel 

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Your 10 Top Rated Hotels of 2019 in Crete

As the sun sets in 2019, we look back at the hotels, which got the best reviews, feedback from you ... our valuable guest.

These are the places that really amazed you, from the warm welcome, gracious hospitality, to fond farewell.

Which you scored 10/10 across the board: for great service, lovely rooms, delicious and healthy cuisine, location, activities to do around, just as importantly, the value for money.

So the winners are : 

1. Villa Kerasia Inn

2. Terra Minoika Villas

3. St....

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White Days In The Mountains Of Crete

Lovely, sunny and ... white! 

Snowy Psiloritis Mountains or Dikti Mountains in Crete.

"Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy, Healthy, Festive Season and continued success in the New Year!

Happy Holidays!

The Superb Travel Team

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Crete: White Dreams – Uncovering An Untapped Ski Touring Paradise

Crete: White Dreams – Uncovering an untapped ski touring paradise.

This is the story of five ladies from the Dynafit Team.

They got out of their comfort zone, exposed themselves to adventure and entered a world where strangers became familiar friends and dreams transformed into reality.

Enjoy their video : Crete: White Dreams – Uncovering an untapped ski touring paradise

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Christmas Time & Decoration In Agios Nikolaos Crete

Kalimera from lovely Crete.

Enjoy the Christmas decoration in small, picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos, Crete.

Our travel guide of Agios Nikolaos.

This the season! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas filled with memories you’ll always treasure. Merry Xmas wishes to you!

Winter In Crete - Rouvas Forest

... colorful, amazing nature at Rouvas Forest!

Rouvas Forest at Zaros Village is an ecosystem with rich flora and fauna, smaller canyons and interesting geological formations and cliffs of rare beauty. It has a total length of 4 km with 2,7km being well-shaped by the Forest Service for soft activities such as hiking, mountaineering, rock climbing, naturalism and observation of wildlife in a truly unique environment.

Crete in winter ... "Out of season" and "off-season" the right time to...

New Activity: Sailing & Sea Kayak Trip To Gavdos Island & Best Beaches Of South Chania

We are so proud to inform you about our new, the one and only activity, "Sailing & Sea Kayak Trip To Gavdos Island & Best Beaches Of South Chania".

Sailing and sea kayaking, the best way to discover unique Gavdos Island and some of the best beaches in south Chania, Crete.

Αbsolutely, one of the best trips someone can take in the Greek seas having a genuine sense of seclusion and discovering one of the most outstanding landscapes of Crete.

Learn more:  Sailing & Sea Kayak Trip To...