24 hours in Rethymnon, Crete

24 hours in Rethymnon, Crete

So you’ve made it to Crete, and you’ve decided to check out Rethymnon — one of the most picturesque cities on the island. Rethymnon is a small city, but like all cities that carry thousands of years of history, you need to know where to go and what to see...

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Crete’s Houdetsi Music Festival

Crete’s Houdetsi Music Festival

What do you get when you put an Irish musician, a musical workshop called the Labyrinth, and a traditional Cretan village together? Well, you get one of Crete’s most famous and beloved music festivals, that’s what! Cretans love good music, parties, and basically any chance to celebrate. If you take...

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24 hours in: Heraklion

24 hours in: Heraklion

If ancient civilisations, beautiful architecture, and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean pique your interest, Heraklion is the perfect place to visit! Crete is the largest and most populous of all the Greek islands, and the fifth-largest in the Mediterranean Sea. Tucked away in the northern part of the island...

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All about Knossos: Touring ancient Crete

All about Knossos: Touring ancient Crete

If there is one site that you should see while on the island of Crete, it’s the archaeological site of Knossos. German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann dreamt of it and a local, Minos Kalokairinos, a Cretan merchant and antiquarian, conducted the first dig. But it wasn’t until years later that Arthur...

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