Category Archives: Crete

Welcome the Wine Season in Greece

Did you know that there are more than 176 official wine producers all over Greece and more than 134 wine varieties ranging from red to white, rose, sweet, sparkling, dry and retsina? Well, now you do, and Cycladia is also here to inform you that the months of September and October are the two months of the year dedicated to wine.

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Cycladia’s Top Greek Island Picks for 2019

All Greek islands are equally spectacular, with stunningly beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, breath-taking landscapes and culinary temptations worth savouring.

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The Delicious Local Cuisines of Greece

Influenced by history itself, by the emigrants, the travelers and conquerors, the Hellenic cuisine awakes memories from the past. Memories of triumphs and failures, of accomplishments and disasters, of victories and defeats. Scents and flavors from the East, from Asia Minor and Arabia, from Africa, Europe and the Americas that have been captured and reintroduced as authentic recipes in the local cuisines of Greece. Continue reading »


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The Secrets of the Greek Mountains

With myths and legends, history and traditions shaping Greece from the ancient times to the day, every land, every sea and every mountain hides a secret behind its glory. But secrets are meant to be revealed, remembered and treasured.

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Top 5 Destinations in Greece for First Time Backpackers

There are several things to consider when you decide to go backpacking for the first time. To begin with you need to stay fit for a while in order to keep up with all the walking and hiking that you will come across during your travels.

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15 best places to visit in Greece

The country of Greece has been blessed with abundant natural beauty, with endless blue seas and high mountains, with fertile lands and good soil, with a long heritage and past.

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A Weekend in Chania, Crete

As soon as you reach the harbor of Chania you will be mesmerized by its picturesque setting, the majestic view to the lighthouse and the traditional scents, flavors and colors that make this town unique.

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Best 3 Adults-Only Hotels in Greece

Birthplace of the god of love Eros, Greece could only be a sanctuary of romance and eternal love. A place where the sun meets the sky, the cobalt sea and the imposing mountains, a destination meant for the romantic few.

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A Taste of Crete – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Moving south to the Greek mainland and the island of Crete we are here to share some of the secrets of the island’s culinary reputation. Wondering what makes the Cretan cuisine so healthy and delicious? Natural, traditional and locally produced fruit, beans, pulses and vegetables.

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10+1 Unusual Accommodation Options in Greece

When travelling abroad, depending on the destination, you seek for an accommodation echoing the heritage of a place. A chateau in France, a castle in Scotland or a cottage in England.

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10 Things to Do in Crete Beyond the Beach

The beaches of Crete are some of the most remarkable beaches in the world, but there’s much more to our island than its beaches. Crete is known for its picturesque villages, its amazing food, historical sights, lakes, gorges, mountains and unspoiled nature.

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11+1 Remarkable Destinations for Villa Holidays in Greece (Vol II)

We are now back with 7 more remarkable destinations for your villa holidays in Greece. Ready to check them out?

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11+1 Remarkable Destinations for Villa Holidays in Greece (Vol I)

Greece is a country offering countless of possibilities for your holidays whether you are travelling on a budget seeking for a bed and breakfast hotel, for romantic escapes, business, leisure or family breaks or for a one-of-a-kind luxury vacation. Continue reading »


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Top Naturist Beaches in Greece

If you feel that you’ve had enough with all the “must do’s” and “have to’s” going on in your life maybe, it’s time for you to escape from your everyday routine. Time to leave your worries and anxiety behind and find your way back to nature.

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10 Best Free Camping Spots in Greece

We recently gave you some ideas for the best organized spots in Greece.

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