During Christmas, every sub-region of Greece has its traditional food favorites. From the age-old tradition of the Choirosfagia to the fantastic textures and seasonal sweets, Crete has a long-standing Christmas culinary tradition. For the people of Crete, and those visitors lucky enough to share in these festivities, the season of abundance is unbelievably rich.
Mythos Palace Resort & Spa proudly won an award at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018. The dazzling 12th Annual Gala Ceremony was held on 10th November 2018, at the Ayana Resort & Spa, in Bali, Indonesia. During the event, awards…
Anemos Luxury Grand Resort won 3 awards at the 12th Annual Gala Ceremony of the World Luxury Hotel Awards which was held on 10th November 2018, at the Ayana Resort & Spa, in Bali, Indonesia. Over 360 guests flew in from around…
The Gala Ceremony of the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA) took place on the 6th of October 2018 with the presence of tourist leaders from all over the world. Anemos Luxury Grand Resort won the Signum…
Crete is famous for handcrafted tradition since the time of the Minoans. Most people visiting the island do not realize that the advanced Bronze Age civilization was built upon a sustainable agrarian society that supported huge palaces and stunning advancements. Moreover, it is this rural heritage that is carried forward in the local handicrafts we find in and around Chania today.
One of Crete’s stunning wild places, Imbros Gorge is only outshined by world famous Samaria in notoriety. Imbros is the second most popular gorge for walkers in Crete after the gorge of Samaria. Its narrows are dramatic and beautiful, unexpectedly so, considering that the entrance is a broad valley, and along the way you pass even next to a forest.
Chania is one of the Cretan destinations many tourists love to write home about, for it’s a charming coastal town, with typical architecture, a lively promenade with fantastic sea views, deep-rooted traditions and culture, cuisine to die for, and all kinds of activities that keep locals and visitors alike busy for days.
History of Beekeeping on Crete
Honey is one of the flagship agricultural products on Crete, valued as much as olive oil and citrus farming. Historical evidence shows that the art of beekeeping arrived in Greece from Ancient Egypt, most likely through Crete. Indeed, the oldest hives found here date from 3400 BC. The clay hives were unearthed at Phaistos, the Minoan palace in the south of the island.
Verekinthos is an art and crafts village, and a must-see to buy souvenirs and artisan goods. It is south of the bay of Souda, about thirty minutes drive from Georgioupoli.