Articles by attraction & activity: Historical Site

On this page you will find all the articles about Sites of his­tor­ic­al interest

0Boat trips and surrounding islets

Crete has nearly 100 smal­ler islands sur­round­ing it and many of these can be vis­ited with reg­u­lar boat trips or with a private hire. Some of the islands are pro­tec­ted nation­al parks (called Kri-kri) though and can­’t or should­n’t be vis­ited. Many of the less­er known islets are also hard to identi­fy with even google maps not show­ing names. Whilst we may have some sep­ar­ate pages for the most pop­u­lar islands to vis­it, here we sum­mar­ise details for all the islands for those people who like to explore a bit fur­ther from the beaten track
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0Crete in 1964

The Inter­net is great for turn­ing up old for­got­ten con­tent, and this is a par­tic­u­larly great example — a Brit­ish Pathe video of Crete from 1964. The most strik­ing thing is how much remains the same, espe­cially when vis­it­ing out­side of the peak sea­son.
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0Impressive new video of Crete

A new tour­ism pro­mo­tion­al video for Crete grabbed our atten­tion a few days ago. A full 5 minutes long, with pro­fes­sion­al pro­duc­tion, and authen­t­ic scenes. If you’re stuck at home and want a little piece of Crete in your liv­ing room, look no fur­ther.
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