12 Nov
Maleme beach, Crete, Greece

Discovering Maleme on Crete

Basking in warm sunshine and lapped by the healing water of the Mediterranean, the island of Crete never fails to attract a regular influx of visitors to its picturesque shores.




25 Apr
Knossos Minoan palace, Crete, Greece

Three top-rated tourist attractions on Crete

The pine-covered, sun-drenched island of Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and is, in fact, the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. This beautiful island boasts a whopping 1,000-kilometre periphery, backed by jagged mountain peaks, deep and dramatic gorges, and ancient archaeological sites.



11 Oct
Crete, mountains

Exploring the flora of Crete in the autumn

Crete is renowned for its rolling hills flanked by an emerald carpet of flourishing vegetation that tumbles all the way down to the water’s edge. This scenically astounding island boasts an incredible 2,000 different species of plants and trees, 160 of which can only be found on Crete.