Photos of Sfakia, Crete in the old days

by Jean-Jacques Stramatakis

Jean-Jacques has published a new photo book about Sfakia:

Book Sfakia - Stramatakis

The book is available in Greek and French, here.

A second photo book, "The first trip to Sfakia" about Greece, Crete and Sfakia is in preparation.

On his website you can find many more photos of Sfakia in the old days.

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!