Links about Crete

Crete general

Living in Crete a very useful guide for people wanting to live in Crete. It now has a bulletin board

ExploreCrete a good site with nice photos

East Crete describes the holiday resorts of Crete east of Heraklion

 

Crete region or town

The village of Sougia the web site of Sougia in south-west Crete

Postcard from West Crete a nicely designed and well-written site about West Crete

Wolfgang Kistler's Sfakia and Crete pages   a site with beautiful, unique pictures about Sfakia and the rest of Crete

The Cretan guide to living in North Western Crete a very informative private web site about the region of Kissamos and Crete in general.

 Agia Roumeli offers plenty of information about the village of Agia Roumeli.

Sfakia plenty of information about the region of Sfakia as well as Crete in general. One of the best Cretan sites available

Sfakia a beautiful multimedia presentation of the region of Sfakia, nowadays and 35 years ago. In French only.

The Sfakia survey Academic study of the Sfakia region.

The gorge of Samaria what you need to know before walking the gorge of Samaria

 

Transportation & Travel

KTEL Hania and Rethimnon buses in Hania and Rethimnon district. Very informative site

Anendyk South Crete ferries

Aegean Airlines

ANEK Lines great ferries between the mainland and Crete as well as Italy and Greece

Minoan Lines ferries between Heraklion and Piraeus as well as Italy - Greece

 

Museums, archaeology and culture

Greek Ministry of Culture information on archaeological sites, monuments and museums. The site is constantly changing. Most of the time it is useless.

Minoan Crete excellent and comprehensive information about Minoan Crete and archaeological sites.

The Sfakia survey Academic study of the Sfakia region.

Traditional Cretan dance Traditional dance group of Sfakia

Maritime museum of Crete a short presentation of this very nice museum

The Hellenic Book Service a specialist Greek bookshop in London

Wall paintings in Crete a personal site about byzantine wall paintings on Crete.

The Etz Hayyim synagogue in Chania

 

Learning Greek

Lexis offers intensive and on-going Greek language courses in Chania as well as cultural activities.

 

Art - Writing

Jonathan Slack photographs of Crete

Crete blog also includes many memories of Crete as it was some years ago

 

Activities

The Samaria Experience a 4 days programme to discover the gorge of Samaria and Agia Roumeli

Climbing in Crete informative site about Crete for climbers and mountaineers

Sea kayak in Crete day trips and multi day trips in various locations

Flowers of Crete  learn more about the wild flowers of Crete by joining excursions or by becoming a member of Flowers in Crete

Notos Mare Diving Centre in Hora Sfakion, South Crete

Olympic Bike   mountain bike tours, recreational biking tours and bike rental in Rethymnon. They also service the Georgioupolis and Chania area.

Walks in West Crete   my services as a private walking guide in West Crete. Not a bad option if you want to go to really special places but don't want to waste time finding them.

Walking tours in West Crete walking tours in the White Mountains and the South-West of Crete

The Happy Walker organizes day walks and walking tours in the Rethimnon area

 

Accommodation - Property - Real estate

Hotels of Crete on the web

A guide to buying property in Crete  No nonsense and unbiased advice

Jean Bienvenu - Photography
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