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The Cretan Vineyard

THE CRETANS TRADITIONALLY ACCOMPANY THEIR MEALS OR DINNERS WITH WINE. WINE IS A PART OF THE PEOPLE’S CULTURE. They never drink alone, drinking is a way of socialising and making friends. They drink with their company, they laugh and talk. Modern wineries in Crete have made use of the traditional Read more…

Your Crete

The cradle of European Civilization – the Island of Crete and its genuinely friendly people, welcome you and wish you a wonderful stay!! Some will be visiting for the first time, whilst others have now become regulars, but either way, we promise you a truly memorable Mediterranean travelling experience. Whether Read more…

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Recipes and ingredients

Cretan Products THE TRADITIONAL CRETAN CUISINE IS CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE HEALTHIEST IN THE WORLD. The traditional Cretan cuisine is considered to be one of the healthiest in the world. The abundance and the variety of the products of the island through centuries has created a cuisine with Read more…

MINOAN, THE FIRST EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION

Crete is the birthplace of the first European civilization, the Minoan, which flourished between 3000 BC and 1200 BC mainly in Central and Eastern Crete. Even today, the majestic palaces of Knossos, Phaestus, Malia, Zakros, Tylissos, Arhanes, Monastiraki, Galatas, Kydonia and the luxurious mansions at Agia Triada, Zominthos, Amnisos, Makrigialos, Read more…

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Welcome to Crete

Located οn the southern side of the Aegean Sea,Crete is one of the most distinctive and beautiful Of all the Greek islands.Home of the Minotaur legend and birthplace of Europe’s first evolved society, is a vivid and sensual mosaic of contrasts.Crete is a tapestry of splendid beaches, ancient treasures and Read more…