...about Crete and anything Cretan

Below you'll find our collection of links to homepages relating to Crete and Greece. Most links are in English but we've also included links in German and the Scandinavian languages.

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General information about Crete

Webpage in English CreteTour.net
A complete guide of Crete Island can be found on these pages. Select the appropriate title of you interest, or just click on the first one and browse one by one the pages...

Webpage in English Greece Travel Information |Greece Tourism Guide | Greece Holidays | Gohoto
Greece travel information and Greece tourism guide about popular destinations, Greece holidays, Greece attractions, vacations in Greece, hotels, car rentals, resorts, historic places, explore Greece with gohoto.

Webpage in English Crete on the Net
Your guide to the island of Crete, Lodging, Car Hire and all the information you need for Crete, Chania, Rethymnon, Herakleion, Agios-Nikolaos, Sitia, Hersonisos...

Webseite auf Deutsch Der Kreta Ratgeber
Der Kreta Ratgeber für den Individualisten. Die Insel Kreta bietet die enorme Fläche von annähernd 8.300 qkm. Quo vadis, Xenos? Das ist die Frage, mit welcher wir uns hier beschäftigen...

Webpage in English Explore Crete
The travel guide for real Crete. Practical information and interesting information, quick answers to common questions about Crete...

Webpage in English Travel Greece
Travel Greece destinations: Explore Greece and the Greek islands and Greece - Greece Travel and tourism in Greece...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta online-Reiseführer
Ich bin ein Deutscher und lebe überwiegend in meiner Wahlheimat Kreta. Ich habe auf dieser Seite wichtigste Tipps für eine Reise nach Kreta zusammengestellt...

hjemmeside på dansk Kreta Forum
Alt om ferieøen Kreta. Debatforum, Kreta-info, praktiske oplysninger, seværdigheder, rejsebreve, byer på Kreta...

Webpage in English Crete-Kreta-Kriti.com
All links that matter to the island of Crete, Greece...

Webpage in Danish Rejser Grækenland
Velkommen til Rejser Grækenland! Her på siderne forsøger vi at samle alt det vigtigste om rejser til Grækenland...

Webpage in English Inter Kriti
Learn about Crete, the prettiest island in the Mediterranean! Browse through hundreds of pages about Crete's History, traditions, people, treasures, facilities, attractions...

Webpage in English Bestgreece.com
Greece Web Directory, Greek Business, Greek Culture & Government. Offers links to Greek culture, business, economy, education, entertainment, history, travel, tourism, health, beauty, government, regions, shopping service, real estate, recreation, sport, transportation and more in Greece.

Webpage in English Crete by Summer
A gateway & travellers guide about Crete Island with practical information about how to get there, what to see & do on Crete, info about activities, events, news, travel tips, weather on Crete... ...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta Impressionen
Hier findet man über 3.300 Fotos mit ausführlichen Ortsbeschreibungen, eine umfangreiche Sammlung von allg. Infos und Kreta-Links, außerdem monatlich aktuelle TV-Tipps und vieles mehr...

Webpage in English Sfakia-Crete.com
This guide contains 291 topics about Sfakia and Crete. General info, travel info, accommodation, photos, maps...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta Forum.net de
Das Forum von Kreta-Fans für Kreta-Fans. Die Mitglieder dieser Gemeinschaft tauschen untereinander Nachrichten und Informationen aus, diskutieren, geben Tipps und Hilfestellungen, rätseln und raten, chatten, oder quatschen miteinander in der Klönecke oder im Off-Topic Bereich... .

hjemmeside på dansk Kreta Kultur
Her finder du oplysninger om Kreta i fortid og nutid. Mit håb er, at informationerne vil bidrage til et mere nuanceret billede af øen og være en inspirationskilde til den næste rejse til Kreta...

Webpage in English Crete Travel Guide for Sfakia, West-Crete
This guide contains 291 pages about Crete and tells you all there is to know about this beautiful and varied island, and the southwest coastal region of Crete in particular...

Webpage in English Visit Crete.com
Discover Crete way before you visit it and get updated on almost anything you may need while on the island ! Find out about historical, cultural, geographic information of the land of the Myth and natural beauty...

Hemsida på svenska Rethymnoguide.com
Rethymno är Kretas tredje största stad med ca 28 000 invånare. Rethymnonprovinsen ligger mellan Iraklion och Hania. Staden är byggd på en udde och ett idealiskt semestermål för den som vill ha både badstrand och stadsliv...

Hemsida på svenska Welcome2Crete
Här kan du finna länkar till hotell, flygbolag, biluthyrning, restauranger, , myndigheter och mycket mycket mer. Dessutom får du vår egen information om Kreta som bygger på över 50 års samlad erfarenhet om den fantastiska ön Kreta och dess regioner. Din resa börjar här. Välkommen till Kreta!

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta Portal. www.kreta-freunde.de
Herzlich willkommen! Mit diesem Portal möchten wir Euch viele Informartionen zu der griechichen Sonneninsel leicht zugänglich machen!...

Hjemmeside på norsk Kretainfo.no
Nettstedet kretainfo.no. Her vil du forhåpentlig finne det du skulle trenge av informasjon om denne vakre, greske øya...

Hemsida på svenska Kalimera.nu
Kalimera är Sveriges i särklass största webbplats om Grekland och den grekiska övärlden...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta und Griechenland Forum
Kreta Forum und Griechenland Forum...

Hjemmeside på norsk El Greco
ElGreko er viet Hellas og de greske øyer. Reiseskildringer og fakta om forskjellige destinasjoner, generelle fakta om landet og folket, litt om gresk mytologi, litteratur om Hellas, linker og en masse bilder...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta Treff
Bei Kreta-Treff.de findest du 385 Artikel und 1351 Fotos zu 166 Reisezielen in ganz Kreta...

Webpage in English Wikipedia article on Crete
Crete (Greek: Κρήτη, classical transliteration Krētē, modern transliteration Kríti) is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece. It is also the largest of the Greek islands at 8,336 km² (3,219 square miles) and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean...

Webseite auf Deutsch Reiselink.de Kreta
Kreta Tourismus. Infos und Reisetipps für die größte griechische Insel...


Cretan products - online shops

Webpage in English Creta Shop
Search for Cretan music, maps and guides of Crete, books and magazines, DVD and VHS videos, olive oil soap, Minoan designs, dittany and other herbs and spices, and many more chosen Cretan products...

Webpage in English Weddings in Crete
Getting married in Crete can be a wonderful solution to your wedding planning problems. Near enough to be an affordable destination for your wedding guests, the island offers all kinds of entertainment for a two week holiday for all ages and a special honeymoon for you...


Nature and wildlife on Crete

Webpage in English Flowers of Crete
Crete is an island full of flowers, many of which are endemic and many of which can now be found in gardens throughout the world. Most famous of all these flowers are the wild, terrestrial orchids which can be found throughout the spring months...

Webpage in English Flora Cretica
Our aim is to bring the wonderful flora of Crete to a wider audience, who appreciate the sheer beauty of the island, without having or wishing to have, a greater scientific knowledge....

Webpage in English Aquaworld Aquarium
The mission at Aquaworld is quite simply to encourage interest in marine life and reptiles in general, and in those of the local area in particular...

Webpage in English Pelagos. Cetacean Research Institute
Pelagos Cetacean Research Institute is a scientific non-profit organisation whose goal is the study and conservation of cetaceans. Cetaceans include whales, dolphins, porpoises and a few more related species...

Webpage in English CretAquarium
Experience the Mediterranean marine world, on a journey of discovery beginning here. Hundreds of species and thousands of organisms will come face to face, fascinating you with their behaviour and revealing...

Webpage in English Institute of Olive Trees and Subtropical Plants of Chania
The Institute commenced its activities in 1962 as a small agronomic station. Today, after continuous improvements and extensions, and development in structure and staffing, it is considered to be amongst the best agronomic research Institutes in the country... .

Webpage in English Greek Mountain Flora
This site is featuring the mountain flora of Greece by way of photo albums of, mostly, flowering plants found in the major mountain ranges of Greece. It also contains a section of interesting lowland species. ...


Museums on Crete

Webpage in English Natural History Museum of Crete
The Natural History Museum of Crete operates under the framework of the University of Crete, being a pioneer institute in the study and Management of the Natural Environment of Crete...

Webpage in English The Historical Museum of Crete
is located within walking distance of its better-known colleague, the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. The collections at the Historical Museum picks up where the Archaeological Museum leaves off. It begins with the late Roman and Byzantine era and continues up through the 20th century.

Webpage in English The Nikos Kazantzakis Museum
pays tribute to the important intellectual, author, thinker, philosopher, politician and traveller Nikos Kazantzakis.

Webpage in English The Museum of Cretan Ethnology
Voroi Pirgiotissis, 70200, Heraklion, Crete. The museum contains artefacts found all over Crete from the Minoan, Archaic, Byzantine and Turkish periods The museum is particularly rich in items related to agriculture, stock breeding, pottery, basketry, wood caving, architecture, music and dancing.

Webpage in English The Heraklion Archaeological Museum
is regarded as one of Europe's most important museums. The museum brings together archaeological finds from all over Crete, covering over 5500 years of the island's history. The museum houses the most important collection of Minoan antiquities in the world.

Webpage in English The Heraklion Museum of Visual Arts
was established in order to support cultural and artistic activity of all kinds, with particular regard to the advancement and strengthening of the visual arts and the promotion of work by Cretan artists.

Webpage in English The Archaeological Museum in Chania
is housed in the Venetian Church of San Francesco (in Chania) and exhibits important finds dating from the Neolithic and Minoan periods to the late Roman one. The museum is located on 21, Halidon Street.

Webpage in English The Nautical Museum in Chania
is located on the north-east end of the Venetian harbour. It houses a collection of models of ships from antiquity to modern times and a collection of relics from the historic battles of the Greek Navy such as war guns, portraits of important Greek admirals and navigation equipment.

Webpage in English The Byzantine Collection
is housed in a building located on Theotokopoulou Street 82 in Chania. Various mosaics, wall-paintings, sculptures, funerary inscriptions, ceramics and objects of arts compose the collection. The museum also hosts a large collection of Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons.

Webpage in English The War Museum in Chania
is located in the Stratopedo (military camp) Tzompanaki, and contains rare pictures and historical various other historical items from the revolution of Crete against the Turks, from the Balkan Wars, the Macedonian War and from the destruction of the Greek part of Asia Minor as well as from World War II and the Battle of Crete.


Towns on Crete

Hemsida på svenska Rethymno Guide
Hotell, Rum & Studios, Restauranger & Barer, Nattklubbar, Bra att veta, Gamla stan i text och bild...

Webpage in English Prefecture of Rethymnon
The town of Rethymnon on the island of Crete represents a place of contrasts, boasting a long and remarkable history as well as untouched places of natural beauty and living traditions...

Webpage in English Chania Citizen Guide
Welcome to the Chania Professional and Touristic Guide site: www.chania-citizen-guide.gr. In this web site you will discover almost all of our services as well as search tools for professionals and information of every kind of activity in the city of Chania and the rest of the prefecture. ...

Webpage in English Municipality of Heraklion
Heraklion is the capital of Crete and one of the Mediterranean region's most fascinating and vibrant cities. It is full of places to discover, and we can see the results of work to open up a wonderful mediaeval city centre...


Cretan history and culture

Webpage in English A Brief History of Crete
The geology and geography of Crete. Man in the lithic ages. Minoan civilisation. Mycenean Civilization and the Dorian Invasion. Crete in Hellenic and Hellenistic Times. Roman Peace. Crete and Byzantium. The Arab Conquest. Venetian Crete. The Turkish Occupation of Crete...

Webpage in English Wall Paintings or Frescoes of Byzantine churches in Crete
For those who plan to visit the island. Or because you're just interested to know more about the chapels and frescoes on Crete. Or just for moments that you like to enjoy their beauty...

Webpage in English Cretan Dance
Presenting the original tradition of Crete. The official website of the writer, folklore scientist and dance teacher, Ioannis Them. Tsouchlarakis...

Webpage in English In Search of Excellence: Historical Roots of Greek Culture
Alexander Makedon, Chicago State University: This monograph is based on a lecture by  the same title presented at the All Nations Women's Group of YWCA of Manila, Inc...

Webpage in English Breakfast with Pandora
Breakfast with Pandora is dedicated to helping readers clearly understand and appreciate Greek Mythology, modern mythology, the Greek and Roman world, and everything related to it...

Webpage in English Minoan Crete
The aim of this web site is to provide lots of photographs and some very basic information about all the major and some of the minor archaeological sites of Bronze Age civilisation in Crete...

Webpage in English Greek Name days
This Greek name day portal includes more than 3.800 Greek first names and is the most complete name days database on the internet today. According to the Greek Orthodox tradition, nearly every day of the year is dedicated to a Christian saint or Martyr. When someone is named after one of those saints, that day becomes their "name day"...

Webpage in English The Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean
This site contains information about the prehistoric archaeology of the Aegean. Through a series of lessons and illustrations, it traces the cultural evolution of humanity in the Aegean basin ...

Webpage in English The United Artist of Traditional Cretan Music
Our association was established in 1981 and has its base in Herakleion of Crete. Its aim is the preservation and the proper promotion of Cretan tradition and the respect for manners and customs of our island...

Webpage in English The Wall Paintings in Crete
For those who plan to visit the island. Or because you're just interested to know more about the chapels and frescoes on Crete. Or just for moments that you like to enjoy their beauty...

The Greek language

Webpage in English BBC Languages. Talk Greek
A gentle introduction to basic Greek in 10 short parts. Click on the topics in order: you'll see a slideshow and hear the language. Free....

Webpage in English Learn Greek Online
A course provided by Kypros-Net in collaboration with the CyBC to teach the modern Greek language online. Learn Greek Online is currently composed of 105 real audio files (around 15 minutes each), online student notes, a collection of collaborative learning tools and an online Greek dictionary and a Greek spell checker. Free...

Webpage in English Greek English Dictionary
Online free Greek - English / English - Greek Dictionary


Media

Webpage in English Athens News
The Athens News, Greece's only English-language weekly newspaper covering every aspect of Greek news -be it politics, social issues, business, arts & entertainment and sports- as well as international news. Online edition...

Webpage in English Crete Gazette
Purpose: To inform about the everyday events in Crete, to educate those who wish to learn more about Crete and to entertain its readers each month. Online edition...

Webpage in English Τα Χρονικά The Khronicles
The Bilingual Community Newspaper. Monthly online local news mainly from Eastern Crete...


Sights

Webpage in English The Monastery of Preveli
The Holy Stavropegiac and Patriarchal Preveli Monastery of Saint John the Theologian (Evangelist), known as the Monastery of Preveli is located at the south of Prefecture of Rethymnon...

Webpage in English The Palace of Knossos
It is the largest of the preserved Minoan palatial centres. Four wings are arranged around a central courtyard, containing the royal quarters, workshops, shrines, storerooms, repositories, the throne room and banquet halls. Dated to 2000-1350 B.C...


Diving, windsurfing, water sports

Webpage in English Big Blue Diving School
This summer get the chance to discover a unique world of calmness, colour and magic, in the beautiful island of Crete, surrounded by warm and crystal waters. We at BIG BLUE will do our best to make your dream come true...

Webpage in English Blue Adventures Diving
Slip on a scuba gear and discover a Crete that is as beautiful below the water as it is above. More beauties are still hidden and undiscovered on its wonderful seafloor...

Webpage in English Divers Club Crete
DIVER'S CLUB CRETE is located 20 km west from Herakleion city, in the beautiful village of Aghia Pelaghia, which is one of the most beautiful places for scuba diving in Crete...

Webpage in English Windsurfing Center Crete
Crystal clear water, beautiful beach 7 km only sand, and a motor boat of rescue at your service, including 26 years of experience in Windsurfing...


Horse riding

Webpage in English Zoraida horse riding
For your best-ever holiday enjoyment, we - Greek Georgios and Belgian Kristi - offer exciting beach rides, beautiful mini-safaris and relaxing day trips as well as easy beginner's walks for non-experienced riders and private lessons.

Bike rental

Webpage in English Olympic Bike Travel
Explore beautiful Crete on our fascinating bike tours in order to learn more about the landscape, culture and the people who inhabit this fantastic Island...


Bloq's and personal pages

Webpage in English Crete. The Island in the Wine Dark Sea
Hello and welcome to my pages about Crete. My name is Ray and I live near to the city of Hania in western Crete. I have been in and out of Crete since 1966 and these pages include my memories from that time ...

Webpage in English A lemon tree of our own
The journal of a British couple who left the UK to set up home in Hania, Crete...

Webpage in English The Cretan Life
The homepage of our English neighbours, Linda and Keith Matthews, with the story of the building of their new house in Exantis...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kalimera Kriti
Der Kreta-Seite von MAGIC ILLUSIONS...

hjemmeside på dansk Jacobsen på Kreta
Kreta har alt til en perfekt ferie. Dejlige feriebyer, kilometerlange sandstrande, en sommer, der er længere end andre steder i Europa samt hyggelige taverner, hvor man kan fordrive dagen med at se ud over det blå blå Ægæiske Hav...

Webpage in English Wolfgang Kistler's Sfakia and Crete Photos Pages
The photographer of the following pictures came to Sfakia, southwest of the island of Crete in Greece, for the first time many years ago, just to pass through and leave next day. He is still there...

Webseite auf Deutsch Ilios' Scrapbook
Kreta Informationen, Griechische Musik...

Webseite auf Deutsch Kreta-Klaus
Meine Webseiten wollen Ihnen umfangreiche Informationen und Unterhaltung rund um Kreta und Griechenland bieten...

Webseite auf Deutsch Chelmii und Athyna auf Kreta
Kalimera, wir sind Athyna und Chelmiii und möchten euch auf diesen Seite unsere Lieblinginsel KRETA etwas näher bringen...


Miscellaneous

Webpage in Danish Billige Ferierejser.dk
Artikler indenfor ferie, rejser, billige rejser, togrejser, bilferie, busrejser, strand og sommer ferie, vinterferie, biludlejning og meget mere...

Webpage in DanishSommerhusudlejning Book et sommerhus hos Cofman.com sommerhusudlejning. Vi har et stort udvalg af private sommerhuse og ferielejligheder i Danmark og resten af Europa.

Webpage in English Travel Directory A worldwide travel directory featuring travel deals, travel photos and travel blogs.

Webpage in English 4u2-rent.co.uk Villas, apartments, holiday homes, houses and cottages - rentals in Greece

Webpage in English Active Search Results Directory.

Webpage in English Directory of International Vacation Rentals. Free for Owners to List their Property, Free Days Stay for Renters.

Vaargo Holiday Homes

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