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Inside Background
Crete, as with mainland Greece, maintains a laid back and friendly outlook on...
Last edited: 26 April 2015
As you may have experienced on other Mediterranean islands, Crete is considered...
Last edited: 7 May 2006
Depending on where you go in East Crete you'll find well-stocked tourist...
Last edited: 30 October 2009
The southernmost of the Greek isles, Crete enjoys mild winters and searing hot...
Last edited: 27 May 2015
Tavernas in Crete vary greatly in price and quality and it is best to apply...
Last edited: 13 March 2008
Aquis Zorbas Village ,Chersonissos, Hotel with Free wifi Internet access. Aquis...
Last edited: 1 June 2015
Inside Transportation
Most visitors to Crete will pass through Nikos Kazantzakis International...
Last edited: 26 April 2015
Public transport in Crete is surprisingly efficient and reasonably priced. The...
Last edited: 29 March 2016
The main road, the national road, is easy to drive on.  When driving along main...
Last edited: 4 November 2013
It takes good planning (and courage) to drive the rugged Psiloritis, Crete's...
Last edited: 16 June 2006
Inside Things to Do
A new and relaxing way to discover the hinterland of Crete is by the Little...
Last edited: 14 August 2009
Rethymno, the 3rd city on Crete has always been the cultural heart of the...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
Crete is a remarkable and complex combination of places, landscapes, people...
Last edited: 18 August 2013
Crete is a huge island, the largest in Greece and the fifth largest in the...
Last edited: 27 May 2014
Museums are less common in Crete than actual ruins and excavation sites. The...
Last edited: 24 September 2010
Fortunately, the space on the small island of Crete can accommodate two types...
Last edited: 26 April 2015
The best way to discover Crete is by foot. The island is ideal for walks, long...
Last edited: 27 May 2015
Windsurfing  Crete is a windswept island - there are many spots for keen...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
The traditional village of Pano Assites is situated just 24km south of...
Last edited: 4 November 2014
Aposelemis canyon is the longest and most important canyon of the northern part...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
Being on an island gives you the chance to travel in the seas around your...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
This is where your experience exploring the Mediterranean sea world begins...
Last edited: 19 July 2012
Crete is the biggest Greek island with 650000 residents. As one of the most...
Last edited: 24 November 2015
There are enough internet information or interesting stories about driving in...
Last edited: 28 April 2016
1 At the bottom Down at the start there is a nice pond/lake where you can feed...
Last edited: 26 April 2015
Gortys or Gortyn is one of the most important ancient cities of prehistoric...
Last edited: 4 September 2008
The town of Kisamos is located in the western part of Crete. In the main square...
Last edited: 7 July 2014
Phaestos the second most important Minoan city after Knossos is situated 6,5 km...
Last edited: 4 September 2008
If you are looking for a shortish scenic walk, it is well worth driving from...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
1) Health and medicine. Pharmacies are open all mornings 8-14 from Monday to...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
The beauty of Crete in 25 seconds. https://www.youtu...
Last edited: 27 October 2016
Crete is famous for its walking possibilities and all year, but especially in...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
Many visitors to Crete always believe that the island is only for summer...
Last edited: 27 May 2015
Sitias tiny museum is the third biggest on Crete. Difficult to find (just off...
Last edited: 30 October 2009
The walk through Samaria is 16 km long. Starting at the plateau of Omalos and...
Last edited: 11 June 2010
Inside Dining Scene
The cretan kitchen has been called one of the healthiest of the world, because...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
This is a family-friendly restaurant. On arriving you will be greeted by a...
Last edited: 2 September 2008
Crete is not a common destination for American tourists. If you are lucky or...
Last edited: 26 April 2015
Inside Greece: For Foreign Visitors
Greece is another one of several European countries that uses the Euro as...
Last edited: 13 May 2015
General Emergency number in Greece is 112. This number can be called when faced...
Last edited: 13 May 2015
Good Morning - Kalimera (pron. cally-mare-ah) Good afternoon/evening...
Last edited: 5 June 2016
Phone cards can be purchased from small shops in every city, as well as street...
Last edited: 24 June 2016
Many Greek hotel stays include breakfast in the room rate. A 16% service fee is...
Last edited: 8 March 2016
There are several options for getting from the Athens airport to downtown but...
Last edited: 1 September 2016
Before actually posting on the forums there are a few things that really help...
Last edited: 2 October 2015
This “inside page” is not designed to be critical of Greece or the Greeks.  It...
Last edited: 3 March 2016
In most Greek hotels, you must insert your room key into a slot by the door to...
Last edited: 10 June 2015
No noticeable impact outside Athens from recent political events.  All flights...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
Many visitors hop between islands during their visit in Greece. Traveling by...
Last edited: 4 June 2016
Pharmacies in Greece have different opening hours to some other countries...
Last edited: 3 March 2016
Greece is a country with thousands of years of culture. Before you decide where...
Last edited: 15 July 2016
One of the commonest questions first-time visitors to Greece ask is “is it true...
Last edited: 3 December 2009