Agios Yakinthos: Cretan “Valentine’s Day” In July

Agios Yakinthos: Cretan “Valentine’s Day” in July

Valentine’s Day in Georgioupoli is not a traditional holiday. In fact, Crete has embraced Valentine’s Day because of the commercial influences from the West. The Greek Orthodox Church does not observe this holiday and the majority of the residents of Georgioupoli are Greek Orthodox. Many of the older locals will simply ignore the date, while the younger ones will celebrate exchanging roses and chocolates.

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Hiking Pachnes: Trip To The Top Of The World

Hiking Pachnes: Trip to the Top of the World

At 2453 meters altitude, Pachnes is the highest peak of the White Mountains and the second highest on Crete. Located in the municipality of Sfakia, in the Lefká Óri mountain range, it is a popular hiking destination, as its routes are not as difficult as others, and the views are spellbinding.

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Winter In Chania: When The Tourists Are Gone

Winter in Chania: When the Tourists Are Gone

Chania is busy and cheerful in summer, but winter is when the city really shows her sultry beauty when the streets freed of tourists lead to all different addresses where the locals now unwind at ease or work hard to prepare for the next season, which, face it, starts early in the Cretan capital of charm.

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The Wonderful Mountain Of Psiloritis

The wonderful Mountain of Psiloritis

Another great summer season is coming to its end and our hotels in Georgioupolis Crete are about to close. However, if you are planning to visit Crete during the winter, there are still many different and beautiful places to visit.…

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