Agios Antonios Church in Patsos Gorge. Built literally under a huge mountain rock, like many other churches all around Crete, the Church of Agios Antonios is a sight you do not want to miss. But, there is a lot more than that in this route. In fact, the church is merely a “trigger”. To reach the church you have to cross the..

Built literally under a huge mountain rock, like many other churches all around Crete, the Church of Agios Antonios is a sight you do not want to miss.

Azoria, the lost cityEveryone knows Knossos Palace the home of King Minos of the great Minoan Civilization that thrived 3.000 years ago. Everyone knows Phaistos, the second greatest center of the Minoan Civilization, where the famous Phaistos Disk (not yet deciphered) was discovered. Everyone knows Kydonia another...

Azoria, the lost cityEveryone knows Knossos Palace the home of King Minos of the great Minoan Civilization that thrived 3.000 years ago. Everyone knows Phaistos, the second greatest center of the Minoan Civilization, where the famous Phaistos Disk (not yet deciphered) was discovered. Everyone knows Kydonia another...

Halepa Monastery or The monastery of Christ the Savior of Halepa is one of the most beautiful and the most famous in Crete. It is built on a high hill near the villages of Tsahiana, Axos, Agridia and Veni, 46km east of Rethymno. Nobody can say for sure when the Monastery was founded..

Halepa Monastery or The monastery of Christ the Savior of Halepa is one of the most beautiful and the most famous in Crete. It is built on a high hill near the villages of Tsahiana, Axos, Agridia and Veni, 46km east of Rethymno. Nobody can say for sure when the Monastery was founded..

Knossos Palace is the house of the glorious Minoan Civilization (named after the great King Minoas) which thrived in ancient times. Actually it is far older and for some researchers even more advanced than the Athenian Civilization. It is believed that the Minoan Civilization had already been developed to a very high degree by 3.500 B.C., while it sustained its development until 12 century B.C. The second most important center...

Knossos Palace is the house of the glorious Minoan Civilization (named after the great King Minoas) which thrived in ancient times. Actually it is far older and for some researchers even more advanced than the Athenian Civilization. It is believed that the Minoan Civilization had already been developed to a very high degree by 3.500 B.C., while it sustained its development until 12 century B.C. The second most important center...

The modern city of Chania is built on the ruins of a much older city, Kydonia or Cydonia. Perhaps the name “Chania” is a corruption of “Cydonia”. Kydonia was founded by King Cydon, son of Hermes and Akakallis, King Minos’ daughter.  It was the most...

The modern city of Chania is built on the ruins of a much older city, Kydonia or Cydonia. Perhaps the name “Chania” is a corruption of “Cydonia”. Kydonia was founded by King Cydon, son of Hermes and Akakallis, King Minos’ daughter.

The Holy Abbey of Arkadi is the most heroic and the most historic abbey in Crete, a symbol of freedom, a symbol of bravery, a symbol of the true Cretan soul. In November 8th 1866, almost 1.500 warriors from...

The Holy Abbey of Arkadi is the most heroic and the most historic abbey in Crete, a symbol of freedom, a symbol of bravery, a symbol of the true Cretan soul. In November almost warriors from.

EleuthernaAncient Eleutherna is one the most ancient cities in Crete. It is located 30 km southeast of Rethymno City. Its location (i.e. the point where the road from the city of Knossos, the road from the ancient city of Kydonia and...

EleuthernaAncient Eleutherna is one the most ancient cities in Crete. It is located 30 km southeast of Rethymno City. Its location (i. the point where the road from the city of Knossos, the road from the ancient city of Kydonia and.


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