Tag Archives: Spinalonga

Cretan Cuisine & Best Dishes

Cretan gastronomy is famous worldwide! Fresh and natural ingredients combined with Cretan olive oil create a unique, healthy and flavorsome cuisine.     Whilst visiting Crete, we suggest you try some of the most traditional dishes that the island has to offer! Kalí óreksi!    Antikristo – Lamb The number one dish in Crete when you […]

A visit to Knossos Palace and Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Knossos, known as Europe’s oldest city! Visiting Knossos Palace is a must see archaeological site on Crete; it is also amongst the top ten most famous archaeological sites in Greece and in the top twenty five most visited in the world. Knossos is located in a prominent position on the hill Kefalas, 6 km. southeast […]

Spinalonga – the island of Living Dead

The well known Spinalonga Island is one of the most popular historical attractions in Crete. It is situated opposite of Plaka village and very close to Elounda village. The famous awarded English author Victoria Hislop, made the island widely known through her best seller novel called ”The Island”, which was followed by a Greek TV […]