Links to Crete

Hundreds of links to Crete

Here is a list of over 1700 links to information about Crete which I gathered over the past 17 years as an editor and webmaster and helped me create this site. I hope they will be interesting to you.

  Recent submissions

Wild Herbs of Crete: Since 1994 Babis and Janina are collecting and distilling herbs exclusively from wild populations in Crete, a place known since ancient times for the quality and diversity of its aromatic and medicinal plants. All their essential oils are wildcrafted by hand and distilled with the utmost care and respect for each plant.

On this site you will find a wealth of information about collection and distillation of wild aromatic plants, about the properties and uses of individual essential oils, beautiful pictures, as well as a webshop where you can buy their essential oils securely.

They have a blog about their work, and the place they live, here.

Crete Fieldtrip: Blog by 28 students registered for the degree in Human and Physical Geography at the University of Reading about their field trip to Sfakia, Crete.

The Happy Walker: Walking holidays in various parts of Crete & daily walks in the surroundings of Rethymnon.

Ta Sfakia: Traditional dance group from Sfakia, showing photos, video and their music and lyrics.

Live Sfakia Webcam: Panoramic webcam from Chora Sfakion village, Southwest coast, with update every minute, day and night, all year around. Back online! The walking forum for the White Mountains in Crete/ Das Wanderforum für die Weißen Berge Kretas

Live Webcam Chania Old Harbour: Panoramic webcam from the old harbour in Chania town, with update every minute

Kissamos Webcam: Live webcam from the Northwest coast, with archive and timelapse films

Crete Arena: Weather forecasts for Crete

Photos of Crete by Phil Bebbington: Several themes in separate albums to enjoy

Wikipedia Encyclopedia, Sfakia: Article about Sfakia in this free encyclopedia

Apokoronas.Net: All you like to know about the region of Apokoronas, West Crete

The 11th Day: NEW documentary film about the Battle of Crete 1941.

Walking Holiday in Crete/ Wandelvakantie in Kreta: Programme, information and pictures of a new company, organising walking holidays in West Crete.

KMG-Sfakia : Real estate agency KMG-SFAKIA is the first one in the area of Sfakia. Hospitality and their goal to offer their clients something else than other agencies, is the difference. "The basic distinguishing mark is our love and the esteem for our area of Sfakia".

Crete Direct: Hotels, and villas for rent in West-Crete.

Cretan Vista : Personal guide to living in North Western Crete, with essentials to survival, general and tourist information, transport, links and photos.

Lexis : This Chania based Greek Language and Culture Centre offers programs to adult foreigners of every nationality who want to learn Greek, to improve it or to perfect their knowledge of the language and at the same time discover modern Greece from lively teaching methods and also from various activities that the Centre offers out of the classroom.

Our Crete : This site is dedicated to the Greek Island of Crete and it's generous and genuinely hospitable people, who we are proud to call 'FRIENDS'......

Travel Books and Paintings of Crete

Veneto Hotel : Located in the heart of the Venetian Old Town of Rethymno, the 15th century building of VENETO is only a three-minute walking distance from the commercial area, as well as from the seacoast and the numerous nightclubs. VENETO is an elegant building, which has been carefully and attractively restored to become an exclusive hotel of just ten suites, offering also Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, in a unique 700 year old garden, in a city ready to satisfy your romantic expectations.

Preveli Monastery : History, description, architecture, museum, War Memorial.

Crete Online : Site providing information about ongoing events throughout the island of Crete. Educational, cultural, sports, weather, health, children, are some of the topics that are covered on a weekly basis. Both for locals and tourists, in Greek and English.

Aris Hotel : Aris Hotel in Paleochore. Site contains info on the surroundings too.

The Old Phoenix : A place for peace and quiet.

Kayak-Crete : This exciting and adventurous 15 day kayak expedition is a unique tour along the south-west coast of the greek island of Crete.

Crete Complete Property : has Crete property for sale in western Crete, and provide real estate, design, construction and maintenance services.

The Blue House : in Loutro. Site has lots of pictures, also moving panorama pics.

Nikos Xylouris : Very famous Cretan traditional music player. Site contains Biography, Discography, Photos, Sound and Video.

Erotokritos : (in French) Some interesting links to text, music and paintings about Cornaros' great work.

Happy Cretan : site with apartments, car rental, travel offers and Cretan products.

Girogiali Beach Bar & Restaurant : in Kato Stalos, Chania

Yakinthia Festival : in Anogia: The poet, songwriter and singer from Anogia, who they call "Loudovikos from Anogia" wants to make the history of the young martyr, who supersedes his fear in love known to the public.
And because 1.900 years have passed since the martyrdom of Yakinthos, he decided to honor the Saint of Love and sing together with him of the poetry of love. Thus Loudovikos founded together with spiritual men and artists a non profit orientated company, which organizes the Yakinthia festival.

Isle of Crete: site with info on various places in Central and East Crete, with downloadable movies from Crete.

Greek Tourism Statistics : from the GNTO, the Greek National Tourism Organisation.

Private Picture Collection of Crete: taken on a trip in 1992.

Impressions from Loutro: nice pics from Loutro, Marmara and more!

Projekt 2001: 1300 kilometres marathon around Crete in Spring 2001. (thanks to Tim) : To Greece and Greek islands, all ferry routes and 2001 schedules + prices.

Ilingas Tavern and Rent Rooms : at Ilingas Beach, Chora Sfakion.

Smart Holidays : Experience authentic Cretan island life in our carefully chosen selection of village houses, villas and cottages.

Crete - All the island in pictures : archeology, beaches, cities, nature, and curiosities.

Digital archaeological map of Lasithi

Dolphin Diving Center : in Skaleta - Hotel Rethymno Mare - on the north coast of Crete.

Agia Roumeli : Information about the village of Agia Roumeli, at the south entrance of the Samaria gorge. Photos, history, accommodation, local information.

Creta-Info : Regional portal for Crete island. Information about hotels, transportation, economy, culture, local authorities, sports of the Crete island. In Greek and English.

The Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Apokoronas and Sfakia : consists of 41 cooperations and has about 8000 olive oil producers as members.

Cretan Music Forum : new forum about traditional Cretan music.

Omma is a Centre of Contemporary Art, situated in one of the most interesting cultural locations of Greece, the city of Chania, Crete.

Cretan Music CD Store : Buy Cretan Music online.

The Greek Language : Interesting essay on the Greek language, its history and remarkable aspects.

Pancretan Association of America : historical and present day information, music, culture, mantinades and much more.

Creta Shop: Products of Crete online: Books, dittany, maps, Cretan wine, guides, artifacts, olive oil, herbs and spices, raki, souvenirs and more. From the island of Crete, Greece all over the world!

Sitia Rural Tourism Office : bureau offering alternative tourism holidays. Its purpose is to promote a different kind of holiday for those interested in rural life, culture and nature both in the district of Sitia and the rest of Crete. (site under construction)

Images of the palace at Knossos

Remember Restaurant, Rethymnon : Restaurant/ Cocktail Bar "Remember" in Platanes/ Rethymnon with 150 seats. It's a Greek-Italian-European restaurant with more then 180 dishes. They have a wood oven outside for pizza's, a take-away service, friendly staff and an Internet place with fast computers on ISDN lines

Creta-Immobilien : Real estate

Rock and Ice Climbing in Crete : Crete has many climbing areas. The big approach make them very fairly. Most of them are worth a visit. From Chania city to the Thripti mountains and the beach in Zakro. Explore these areas and enjoy climbing.

Protoselida : The first and only GREEK startpage, with many links, such as phone book, yellow pages, news papers, language, culture, Hellenism, education etc. Not specifically about Crete.

Still life in Crete : ventures into the eastern Mediterranean sun for a brilliantly honest and illuminating account of the life of two "expat" inhabitants of Greece's biggest and most spectacular island - a place truly rich in bizarre and humorous incident and people. This book is guaranteed 100% Greek myth-free!

The Cretan Runner : an interview with George Psychoundakis

The Nikos Kazantzakis Pages : The Nikos Kazantzakis Pages appear on the Web on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the author's death (26th October 1957). They were compiled by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies, which holds the greater part of the Nikos Kazantzakis archive at the Historical Museum of Crete. Two rooms at the Museum house a reconstruction of Kazantzakis' library and study.

  Entire island of Crete

Interkriti, the Web Site of Crete - Information on the island of Crete in Greece. Thousands of pages dedicated to the tourism, places, history, customs, facilities, treasures, people and its marvelous friends from all over the world. Contains also a search engine, chat room and bulletin board.

United Artists Of Traditional Cretan Music - Organisation of Cretan musicians, with background information on styles, music and tradition, dances and their endangered existence.

Across Crete - About the first travellers to Crete, their adventures and discoveries, presented in a series of 3 books about Crete, with travelogues of eighteenth and nineteenth century Crete. Online ordering option.

Archeological Crete - Photos of archeological sites on Crete.

Attiki - Greek honey - Recipes with Cretan (Greek) honey.

The Battle for Crete - Synopsis of the battle of Crete, 1941.

A Brief History of Crete - A concise though indepth history of Crete.

Caves in Crete - Some descriptions of famous caves in Crete.

Chania-Info - The friendly local guide to Crete island and Chania. Up-to-date hotel, travel and general information.

Cluster of Cretan Nutrition - All kinds of nutritional products from Crete.

Coins 1896-1906 Crete - Images of Cretan coins 1896-1906.

Cookie Recipe - This Greek recipe comes from Crete. It is a filled cookie with a filling of walnuts, almonds, sesame seeds, and honey.

Creta Shop - Products of Crete online: Books, dittany, maps, Cretan wine, guides, artifacts, olive oil, herbs and spices, raki, souvenirs and more. From the island of Crete, Greece all over the world!

Cretan Adventures- E4 Hiking Trails - E4 Hiking Trails in Crete: 40 hiking routes on Crete with classification.

Cretan Historical and Folklore Museum Psaltakis - The museum is representative of the Cretan history and tradition from the 9th century and beyond. It is located 6 km away from Knossos and 3 km from Archanes town.

Cretan Maps and Links - Detailed maps of Crete and some useful links.

Cretan Minoan Finds - Report about recent Cretan Minoan finds.

Cretan Net - The complete Cretan index.

Cretan wines - Information on wines produced on Crete, with wine regions and producer info.

Crete in 360 Degrees - Nice 360 Degrees images of Crete.

Crete maps - Best Crete Tourist and Hiking Maps available, 1 : 100 000 in 2 parts: West and East Crete.(West: ISBN 3927468169; East: ISBN 3927468177).

Crete Online - Site providing information about ongoing events throughout the island of Crete. Educational, cultural, sports, weather, health, children, are some of the topics that are covered on a weekly basis.

Crete Radio Stations - Listing of all radio stations that can be received in Crete, specified for all parts of Crete for broadcasting quality and reception frequency.

Crete: Socio-Economic Definition - Socio-economic definition of the wider environment of Crete region, with statistics and diagrams about local development and touristic industry analysis.

Crete TOURnet - Electronic tourist guide, virtual navigator and many other information about Crete.

Crete TV Online - Information about Crete TV, Radio 98.4 FM, Evdomada Newspaper, and news from Crete.

Explore Mystical Crete Trip - Personal travelogue in beautiful pictures, mainly southwest Crete.

ExploreCrete - Informative site about Crete, with virtual guided tour and many pictures.

Favourite Region of Crete Poll - You can vote here for your favourite region of Crete.

Flags of Crete - History of Crete and its flags.

Greek recipes - A short list of quintessential Greek and Cretan recipes.

A Guide to Crete - A guide to the island of Crete.

Hiking Highlights from Our Holiday in Crete - Hiking in Crete: descriptions and maps of hiking in spring 1997.

History of Crete - A Brief History of Crete.

The History of Plumbing - The History of Plumbing, originated from Minoan Crete.

Images of Palace at Knossos - Palace, Knossos, Crete, c. 1700-1300 BCE. Digital Imaging Project: Art historical images of European and North American architecture and sculpture from classical Greek to Post-modern. Scanned from slides taken on site by Mary Ann Sullivan, Bluffton College.

Kouklakis/Angavanakis Family - A Cretan family genealogy with many original photographs and some historical backgrounds.

Kreta Gallery - Picture gallery of Crete with some extra-ordinairy photos.

Lassithi and Heraklion photos - Some images from Lassithi and Heraklion district, Crete.

Map of Crete - Clickable Tourist Map of Crete.

Minico: The Crete Page - Pictures, links, music and information about beaches, gorges, landscapes and weather reports of Crete.

Minoan Crete - This site includes references to Minoan culture, history, and literature.

Minoan Linear A: The Decipherment - Dr Graham Campbell-Dunn presents his research into the decipherment of the Minoan Linear A script.

Minos - Minos: detailed reports and pictures of Minoan Cretan relics, found in the Palace of Knossos or in Cretan and other Museums.

Mountain Shelters - Mountain Shelters in Crete, with location, description and pictures of all seven.

Museums in Crete - Museums and archaeological sites in Crete: addresses and opening hours.

N. Kazantzakis - Photos - The life of the famous Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis documented by many photographs.

Olive Fruit Facts - Facts about the European Olive, originating from Crete and Syria.

Olive Tree - History of the Olive Tree, with a big role for Crete.

Oreivatein: European long distance path E4 - Detailed description of the European walking path E4, crossing Crete.

Photographs Isle of Crete, Greece - Some high resolution photographs of the Isle of Crete.

Photos of Crete - Some special photos of Crete.

Pictures of Crete - Nice pictures of Crete, specially from Anogia, Rethymnon and Heraklion.

Plugging into the Sun-Kickstarting the Solar Age In Crete - Plugging into the Sun: Greenpeace's plan for solar electricity on Crete.

Rock & Ice Climbing in Crete - Crete has many climbing areas. The big approach make them very fairly. Most of them worth some visits. From Chania city to the Thripti mountains and the beach in Zakro. Explore these areas and enjoy climbing.

Shuttle Images of Crete - 250 Images of Crete taken from the NASA Space Shuttle.

Stamps from Crete - Crete. Stamps of Crete were first issued 3. December 1898 under Joint Administration of France, Great Britain, Italy and Russia, who had declared Crete an autonomy. Some antique samples.

Stigmes the Magazine of Crete - Stigmes is a travel magazine published in Crete, Greece. Its on-line version is addressed to Cretans all over the world and travellers to Crete.

Still Life in Crete - Facts, jokes, recipes in book about early retirement from England with pug dogs to buy real estate in Crete, unique Greek vacation island which houses the good life better than Tuscany or Provence.

? ToDo in Crete - Electronical Tourist Guide to Crete.

Union of Local Authorities of Crete - Overview of the activities of the local authorities of Crete, with historical data, literature and current projects.

University of Crete info - Information about Cretan maps, hotels, campings, places to visit, historical and archaeological sites and useful phone numbers.

Walking and Cycling in Crete - A detailed guide to exploring Crete away from the main roads and tourists.

Walks with Crete's Spring Flowers - A site detailing walking holidays that are available in the Spring and Autmn on the southern side of the island of Crete, along with an itinerary and pictures of the area.

Wall Paintings in Crete - Wall paintings or frescoes of byzantine churches in Crete. A review of the main themes of the wall paintings. With many illustrations.

West Crete Information - Information about West Crete for visitors and residents.

Women in Minoan Culture - This chapter outlines the role and life of women in ancient Crete as near as we can reconstruct it from the artifacts that the Minoans left behind.

Yakinthia Festival in Anogia - Official homepage of the Yakinthia Festival of Music, Art and Theater in Anogia, Crete, Greece, every year 1st week of July at the Saint Yakinthos chapel in the Psiloritis mountains.

  Chania Prefecture

Agia Roumeli - Information about the village of Agia Roumeli, at the south entrance of the Samaria gorge. Photos, history, accommodation, local information.

Apokoronas Special - Lots of information about the Apokoronas region, Chania district, Western Crete.

Chania National Airport - Chania National Airport, Crete: general information, history and pictures.

Chania Prefecture Beaches - Information about the available beaches of Chania Prefecture, West Crete, with pictures, water quality and weather conditions.

ChaniaScape - Information about the city and the prefecture of Chania, Crete.

Crete TOURnet - Some interesting sites of Chora Sfakion, with pictures.

Current Weather Conditions, Souda Airport - Current Weather Conditions from observatory nearest to Chania.

Eva's Hikes in Greece - Gavdos - Description of some walking routes on the islet of Gavdos, south of Chora Sfakion. - Information on Greece and Crete. Hotels and travel agencies.

Harbours and Anchorages of Crete - Information about the harbour facilities of Chora Sfakion.

Holidays in Kissamos - Official site with info about holidays in Kissamos region, North West of Crete.

Loutro Webcam - Weather and beach webcam in south-west Crete. Loutro photos updated every day.

Municipality of Chania information System (Crete-Hellas) - With this system, the Municipality of Chania intends in tourist promotion of the city and to better support with information and services its citizens. The system was made possible with the support of the European program ESPRIT-MILLION.

Nautical Museum of Crete - Nautical Museum of Chania, Crete.

Omma Center of Contemporary Art - Omma is a gallery of contemporary art in Chania, Crete, that exhibits the best of modern artists, sculptors, painters and it's also an artists' agent, promoting them around the world. - A guide for the independent traveller visiting Paleohora and other towns in the west of Crete. Includes information about places to stay, eat, swim and hike.

REI Adventures - Nice trip description in Crete's South West.

Samaria Gorge and the White Mountains of Western Crete - Description and background info of the Samaria Gorge in Western Crete, Europe's biggest gorge.

Sfakia-Crete - This very site: Comprehensive information on Crete's history, culture, nature, people, climate, weather, villages and tourism, with a focus on the region of Sfakia, southwest Crete. Site contains hundreds of pictures, a FAQ and a message board.

The Sphakia Survey - The Sphakia Survey is an interdisciplinary archaeological project studying life in this remote and rugged part of Crete, from the time that people arrived in the area (by ca 3000 BC), until the end of Ottoman rule in AD 1900. It involves the use of environmental, archaeological, documentary, and local information collected over a 13-year period.

A Ticket to Gavdos - The islet of Gavdos is Europe's southern most point. It lies in the Lybian Sea, just 50 km outside of Chora Sfakion in Crete, Greece. This site contains the most comprehensive information about this islet.

West Crete: pictures - Lots of beautiful pictures from all around West Crete.

Wolfgang Kistler's Sfakia and Crete Pages - Sfakia and Crete, Greece: private page about Crete with a focus on the region of Sfakia, southwest of Crete. Site contains beautiful pictures, maps and stories by Wolfgang Kistler, one of the first travellers to the region of Sfakia, Crete in modern times.

Aeolos Studios - Studios and apartments in Frangokastello at the south coast of Crete.

Apartments and Studios Stavris, Frangokastello - Family run studios and apartments in Frangokastello, southwest of Crete, directly at the Libyan Sea and the White Mountains.

Apartments Thamiris & Studios Thamirakis - Situated 25 km from Chania , directly next to the sandy beach of Kalives.

Casa Delfino luxury hotel suites of Hania - Crete - a restored Venetian mansion on the old harbour of Chania, providing 21 luxury suites.

Corissia Beach Hotel - Located in Georgioupoli, a little village on northwest Crete, only 20-30 min. drive to the next towns of Rethymno and Chania.

Georgioupolis Beach Hotel - Built in the traditional Cretan style it offers a family atmosphere, a marvelous view over the sea and the White Mountains and the idyllic harbour.

Kissamos Windmills - Situated at Drapanias , 35 kilometers from Chania on the northwest coast of Crete. Perfectly designed apartments with T.V., air condition, completely equipped kitchen, W.C. and a bedroom.

Kriti Hotel - Situated at the most privileged position of the city of Chania. It is in the crossroads between the famous medieval Venetian city, a sandy beach and the Market square.

Majestic Loutro on the Island of Crete - Come and visit the majestic town of Loutro on the Island of Crete.

Mythologia Hotel, Georgioupolis - A family run hotel located in Georgioupolis.

Neorio Restaurant-Cafe-Bar - You can have a wonderful day by our swimming pool, enjoying our sandwiches, fresh juice and home made ice cream.

The Old Phoenix - Hotel and restaurant situated in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt regions of South-West Crete, about 15 minutes walk from the picturesque village of Loutro.

Talos Hotel - Situated 4 km west of Chania city. Information on facilities, booking and the region.

Taverna/Rent Rooms & Apartments The 3 Brothers, Chora Sfakion - Taverna and rent rooms, studios and apartments The 3 Brothers, Chora Sfakion, Crete. Enjoy traditional Cretan dishes. New accommodations for rent close to the beach.

Hotel Samaria, Chora Sfakion - Sea side hotel and restaurant in Chora Sfakion.

Vardis Apartments -Vardis apartments & studios promise a memorable holiday stay in Georgioupolis, Chania, Crete. With description and photos.

  Rethymnon Prefecture - Presentation of the village Agia Galini and environment on the south coast of Crete.

Carnival in Rethymno, Crete - Impressions of the annual Carnival in Rethymnon with pictures, sounds and links to the teams.

General Rethymnon Info - Historical and touristic info on Rethymnon.

M.S. Music-Hellas - Music production, web page design, CDs recordings, MIDI files, recording studio and cool links.

Plakias - Personal site by a UK guy who is a regular visitor to the village. Good local information.

Radio Rythmos - Photos and satellite images of Rethymnon.

Rethymnon Prefecture Beaches - Information about the available beaches of Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete, with pictures, water quality and weather conditions.

Yakinthia Festival - Official homepage of the Yakinthia Festival of Music, Art and Theater in Anogia, Crete, Greece, every year 1st week of July at the Saint Yakinthos chapel in the Psiloritis mountains.

Car Direct - Direct offers you a complete range of services in car rentals. From start to end we ensure you trouble free vacations.

Castello Bianco Hotel Apartments - Situated at Rethymnon of Crete.

Eva Bay Hotel - Hotel Eva Bay in Rethymnon, a 4-star hotel directly on the beach.

Odyssia Beach Hotel - It is situated on the north coast of the island and only 3 kilometers from the old Venetian town of Rethymnon.

Orion Hotel - Orion Hotel in Rethymnon, Crete, a 3-star hotel all inclusive near the beach.

Pearl Beach Hotel - The Pearl Beach Hotel is uniquely situated at the end of the famous Rethymnon beach Promenade. Site contains information about the facilities, prices and online booking.

Rethymno and Crete - All you need to know about Rethymno and Crete. Travel information, interesting sites, hotel accommodation, organised tours, transport.

Youth Hostel Plakias - The Youth Hostel Plakias on Crete (Greece) is the most southerly youth hostel in Europe. Backpackers from all over the world meet in wonderful atmosphere at a nice place within an olive grove close to the beach.

  Heraklion Prefecture

The Dental Office of Antonios Tzormpatzakis - Dental information and tips anyone would want to know and a tour on the Dental Office of the greek dentist Antonios Tzormpatzakis.

Dolphin Watersports - Watersports in Malia, Crete.

Heraklion International Airport Kazantzakis - Heraklion International Airport, general info.

Heraklion Muncipality - Information on history and events of the city of Heraklion.

The Homepage of Alexis Tzorbatzakis - Personal pages by an inhabitant of Heraklion.

Iraklion Prefecture Beaches - Information about the available beaches of Iraklion Prefecture, Crete, with pictures, water quality and weather conditions.

Knossos - Lots of info on history and excavations at the Palace of Knossos, Crete.

Malia Home Page - Welcome to the Malia Web Page (2000 Season), all kinds of info and services.

Pan Gosmio Rent a Car - Includes an online booking form, a list of available vehicles, and contact details.

The Phaistos disk - Translation of the disk of Phaistos (Phaestos), found on Crete.

WeatherBase: Historical Weather for Iraklion - Complete weather history report for Iraklion, Crete, with 21 years of records in the database. With °F and °C option.

Akti Zeus Hotel - It is situated on a 5 kilometer long sandy beach and surrounded by colourful peaceful gardens.

Aloni Apartments, Kamilari - In a small traditional village surrounded by mountains and sea. An ideal area for family holidays.

Ambeliotisa - If you are looking for a nice place for your holidays try to visit Kamilari and Ambeliotisa apartments and studios. Open all year.

Angel Village - On a hilltop with lovely views over the bay of Aghia Pelaghia, you will find Angel Village.

Atrion Hotel - A B' class hotel, in a quiet corner in the heart of Heraklion.

El Greco Hotel - Situated in the very center of Heraklion city, close to archaeological and historical museums.

Kastro Hotel - Kastro Hotel is located near the Four Lions Square in the center of Heraklion.

Lato Hotel, Heraklion - Located downtown and across from the old Venetian Castle and next to the famous Archaeological Museum.

Oleander Tours, Kamilaki - Tourist information on the village of Kamilaki and surroundings, south Crete.

Poseidon Hotel - Hotel Poseidon is a two star hotel located near the port of Heraklion, Crete.

Renia Hotel/Apartments - Hotel and apartments and rooms with swimming pool for rent, in the beaitiful bay of the little village of Agia Pelagia in the middle of the north coast of Crete.

Steirer Eck Cafe Restaurant - Situated on the point between the historical Old City and the unique beachside road of Malia.

Thalia Hotel - A family run business located in Hersonissos.

Traditional Cretan Village - A traditional hotel at the form of a village. It also includes several other parts related to tradition.

Tylissos Bungalow - Holiday bungalow with 2 bedrooms. Located close to the sea, city, mountains. In a peaceful nature.

Villa Galini - Holiday accommodation in a beautifully renovated building of the 18th century, in Grigoria, south Crete.

Zorbas Hotel Apartments and Studios - Agia Pelagia, island of Crete Greece, apartments & studios for rent at 40 m from the beach of the picturesque bay of Agia Pelagia village.

  Lasithi Prefecture

Digital Archaeological Map of Lasithi - A GIS and electronic database of the archaeological sites of Lasithi district, Crete.

Candia Park Village - The village is located on the exquisite gulf of Mirabello, only 3 kms from Agios Nikolaos.

Esperides Villas and Apartments, Hersonissos - Information on the accommodation and the facilities available.

Istron: holiday accommodation and car rental - Holidays in Istron, East Crete, with self catering villa accommodation.

Lasithi Crete - Tourist information on Lassithi region, East Crete.

Lassithi Prefecture Beaches - Information about the available beaches of Lassithi Prefecture, East Crete, with pictures, water quality and weather conditions.

Lassithi tourist guide - Crete: region of Lassithi: Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra, Sitia, Elounda.

Minos Beach Hotel - Located in a quiet position just half a mile from the center of Agios Nikolaos.

St. Nicolas Bay Hotel, Agios Nikolaos - A small luxury hotel and bungalows. One of the Grand Heritage Hotels.

Sun In Hotels, Crete - Details of both the Tylissos Beach and the Minoan Prince hotels, located at Ierapetra.

  Travel and Tourism

Campings of Crete - List of official camping sites on Crete.

Creta-Info - Regional portal for Crete island. Information about hotels, transportation, economy, culture, local authorities, sports of the Crete island. In Greek and English.

Cretan Tourism Company - Non profit organization for the study and promotion of the Cretan tourism product, with travel and holidays info.

Crete In Pictures - Photos of the island of Crete.

Crete Island Greece - Information about south-west Crete, especially about Sfakia region, Selino region and Gavdos island. Includes weather-beach webcam of Loutro.

Crete Web: Guide for Holidays - Information about hotels, apartments, taverns, restaurants, clubs, jewelleries and other. - Guide to Crete with special places on the island, information about hotels, flights, ferries, travel, maps, moutain villages, beautiful beaches, off the beaten track and uncrowded unique places.

De Hollandse Jeepsafari on Crete - This site contains information about jeepsafaris on Crete.

Dimos Finika - Information on villages and tourism in Crete.

Etravel Online Reservations - E-travel is a site which provides complete services for online reservation in Crete, directly, without middlemen, at the lowest prices.

Kreta-Net - Internetservice, photo service, travel guide, car rental, history and pictures.

Smart Holidays - Experience authentic Cretan island life in our carefully chosen selection of village houses, villas and cottages.

Special Touristic Tour by Afixis - Afixis (UK) organizes a touristic tour safari in Crete from May,15 to May, 22.

Travelling in Crete - General information for the Island of Crete.

Vacation in Crete - Welcome to the beautiful island of Crete. Site contains detailed tourist guide with hotel reservation and car rental services, beaches, history, museums, monuments, restaurants, villages, nightlife, products, local cuisine, eating out and maps.

  Travel Agents

Blue Aegean Travel - We are a local Travel Agency in Heraklio Crete, specialised in incoming tourism, car rentals, incentives, conferences, alternate tourism like trekking, mountain biking, ecotourism, agrotourism, paragliding.

Cretan Holidays - Holidays in Crete, hotels, excersions, rent a car.

Ge-eS Tours - We want to share with you everything that we hold dear to our hearts. Let us show you what is the best of Crete, where Gods and heroes lived.

The Happy Walker - Tourist office, The Happy Walker, situated in the historical, interesting town of Rethymnon on Crete, one of the most beautiful Greek islands.

Kavi Club SA - A complete travel service organization for those that have chosen Greece for holidays.Tours, hotels, apartments, guides, rent a car, cruises, ferry and boat tickets. Bookings on line.

Odeon Travel - Odeon Travel Agency specialized in accommodation arrangements - villas, apartments and exclusive suites- in the magical island of Crete and especially in the prefecture of Rethymno.

Porto Balis Travel Agency, Sitia - Travel agency in Sitia town, Crete

South Crete Tours - Travel agent in Southeast Crete, offering accommodations, transfers, rented cars and excursions.

  Car rental companies

Alpha and Omega - Car rental office in Rethymnon, with cars and motorbikes.

ANE Car Hire - ANE Car Hire offering competitive car hire on the island of Crete for more than 15 years. Free delivery to Hania and Heraklion airports.

Autotrip - Autotrip is a rent a car company located in Heraklion, Crete.

Axos Rent a Car or Motorbike - You can rent a car or motorbike on Crete directly from the airport.

BestHellenic - Car rental office in Heraklion, Crete. You can make your reservation online for a car of your choice or you can send us your questions through e-mail.

Car Rental Pangosmio - Rent a car and explore Crete Greece at a reasonable price. Visit our page and check our offers and special prices for car rentals on Crete Greece! All new types of cars are offered.

City Rent A Car - Offering car hire in Crete.

Flisvos Tours - Car hire, Jeep safari, Minibus or Motorbike rental in Crete, Greece. Offices in Kalivies and Almyrida in the prefecture of Chania. Airport collection and delivery available.

Force Rent a Car - We rent new and safe cars on Crete all the year in the best price. Free delivery.

Greenways - Rent a car, rent a bike company in Rethymnon offering service all over Crete island and Greece.

JK Tours SA - Car rentals and accommodation on the island of Crete.

Just Rent a Car, Heraklion - Information on car rental company based in Heraklion.

Mike Tours - Car and bike rental company located at Iraklion, Crete. Efficient and reliable service is our business. For those who appreciate the difference.

Mission Rent a Car, Kato Gouves - Car rental services and travel agency. Details of branch offices listed.

Sfakia Tours - Cheap and safe car rental with an experience of over 20 years of quality and service, with free delivery on Crete's airports.

Soula Rent A Car, Chania, Crete - Car Rental office, Chania.

Trust Rent a Car, Chania - Offices located throughout Crete.

Unirent Car Rentals, Crete, Greece - Our agency offers Car Rentals for all locations in Crete.

Universal Tours - Car rental company with offices in Greece and Europe, for all your travel needs including all types of rental vehicles, and hotel, apartment or villa accommodation.


Casa Prokat - Builder in Crete specializing in pre-fabricated housing. Site features several photo galleries of homes.

Electrosyneteriki, S.A. - Supplier of electrical materials in the area of Crete and surrounding islands.

Emm. Kouvidas - Manufacturer of electrical materials and conduit in Crete.

Harmony Olive Oil - The online source for Harmony extra virgin olive oil. Scientifically proven as the healthiest Cretan olive oil in existence, first in taste, quality and value. Site contains various recipes.

A House on Crete - We offer houses ready for occupancy and we also make renovations of old houses.

Irish Bar - Includes photos of Irish bar patrons and links to Crete history and tourist information.

Jiannis Hersonissos Homepage - Taverna in Hersonissos, with info on area, map and Greek dishes.

Minos Raisins - Packer and exporter of Cretan Sultanas raisins.

VEIC, Vardinoyiannion Eye Institute of Crete - A department of the University of Crete, the VEIC offers medical services and fellowships in eye surgery.

Hospitality Sfakia

Hospitality in Sfakia

The Sfakians are famous for their hospitality. The locals welcome their guests like friends. Many visitors come back to Crete to visit Sfakia year after year. Enjoy their generosity!

Impressive nature

Impressive nature

Rough white topped mountains up to 2453 metres high, split by 25+ gorges, fertile plains, forests, and the blue sea, and inbetween them small whitewashed villages with many coves and unspoilt beaches.

History and tradition

History and tradition

Brave people that have stood up against their many invaders, preserving their tradition of independence, celebrating their victories with music, poetry and dance, together with friends!