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Crete Offers Free Vacation to German Family Attacked by Locals

Crete's hotel association offered a free vacation to a German family that was chased and attacked by two locals in the area of Mylopotamos in Rethymno, Crete on Saturday morning. The tour operators of the island condemned the "unacceptable" attack, apologized...

Vacation of Horror as Locals Chase German Tourists on Crete

A family of German tourists was chased and attacked by two locals driving a pickup truck in the area of Mylopotamos in Rethymno, Crete on Saturday morning. The incident occurred as the German family—a father, two sons, and a daughter—was...

Emergency Coronavirus Restrictions Imposed on Mykonos

New, strict measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be imposed on the popular Greek island of Mykonos, it was made public on Saturday afternoon.

Discover the Historic City of Rethymno on the Island of Crete

Rethymno is a history-rich city situated on the western side of the island of Crete, known for its stunning Venetian-style buildings.

Greece is a Top Summer Destination for Vaccinated Travelers

Greece was featured five times on a list of best European destinations for vaccinated travelers by European Best Destinations.

86-Year-Old Greek Baker Wows Tourists with Traditional Phyllo Flair

Giorgos Hatziparaskos, an 86-year-old baker from Crete, is one of the last people who creates the iconic Greek phyllo dough by hand.

Trial of Man Accused of US Scientist's Murder on Crete to Begin Tuesday

The trial of Pantelis Zelios, a local Cretan man who has been accused of the grisly murder of an American scientist in the summer of 2019 will begin on Tuesday. The Cretan city of Rethymno will be the location of...

Ancient Site on Crete Reveals Story of the Dawn of Greek Civilization

The Eleftherna region in the prefecture of Rethymno, Crete aims to become the most important tourist destination on the island by capitalizing on the wealth of archaeological treasures discovered in the area, as well as its gleaming new museum. Also...

New Data Reveal Extent of Cretan Fires

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to Greece’s Fire Brigade, 556 fires that burned farmland and forests were recorded on the island...

Greece's Crete has 2nd Largest Number of Beachfront Hotels in the Mediterranean

The Greek island of Crete has the second largest number of beachfront hotels in the Mediterranean, making it a top seaside holiday destination, according to the specialised hotel search engine Specifically, Crete has 677 hotels next to the beach,...