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.


 


 

05 May
Samaria Gorge

The unique beauty of the Samaria Gorge on Crete

The Islanders call it the “Farangas” or “Great Gorge”, and Crete’s Samaria Gorge certainly is! This vast gorge extends from the White Mountains at 1,230 meters high, right down to the Libyan Sea. The path from start to finish is some 16 kilometres in length, which makes it the longest in the whole of Europe.


 


 


 

14 Oct
Blue lagoon of Vai beach on Crete, Greece

Exploring the hidden beaches of Crete

When it comes to secret coves and hidden beaches dotted sporadically around the coastline, visitors to Crete are spoilt for choice! If you are keen to avoid the crowds and head to a more secluded spot to lay down your towel and bathe in the translucent waters that surround this beautiful Greek island, take a look


 


 


 

06 Jul
cave

Exploring Crete’s impressive Skotino Cave 

Half an hour north west of Skotino on the island of Crete lies a cave steeped in legend. If you’re on holiday on Crete and yearn for adventure, step inside the impressive Skotino Cave and experience the atmosphere, which it has in abundance.