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Journeys, explorations, adventures.

5 Best Romantic Restaurants for Waterfront Dining

Crete is the ideal destination for couples, offering an array of exciting excursions while still providing tons of opportunities to relax. From sunbathing on the pink sandy shores of Elafonsi Beach to touring the ancient ruins of King Mino’s palace, there is plenty for you and your partner to explore. The Greek Island also boasts some of the best seafood in the world.

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First time in Crete: Tips for a better experience

If there is a paradise on Earth, it most likely looks a lot like Crete. The gorgeous Greek island is becoming a more popular travel destination by every year, and while some areas are more touristic, it is still possible to experience the beauty of the authentic Greek way of life. But to have a positive experience, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

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Crete Beaches: 5 Sandy Spots You Simply Shouldn’t Miss

As the largest island in Greece, it’s not surprising Crete is home to some of the country’s best beaches. From vast, unspoiled swathes of sand, to pearly-pink tinted lagoons, there’s a beach on Crete to suit every style of traveler. Here are five stunning spots you shouldn’t miss when you visit!

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5 Best Things To Do in Crete for Ultimate Relaxation

If you're in search of a digital detox and a few weeks to reconnect with nature take a trip to the sun-kissed island of Crete. Here you'll find plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate whilst taking in the breathtaking landscape, a blend of golden coast and rocky mountains. To help you plan your perfect escape on this Greek island, here are the best things to do in Crete for the ultimate relaxation...

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Welkom in Kamilari!

Ontdek het charmante stadje Kamilari. Dit kleine Kretenzische dorp heeft minder dan 500 inwoners, dus je kunt verwachten dat je als een van de lokale bevolking wordt behandeld zodra je aankomt. Met warme gastvrijheid en nuchtere persoonlijkheden, houden de mensen van Kamilari ervan bezoekers in de stad te hebben en hoe langer je blijft, hoe beter. Nu je thuis bent, vraag je je misschien af ​​wat je moet doen met deze heerlijk zonnige dagen in het paradijs. Voor zo'n kleine plaats is er genoeg te zien en te doen...

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