Magazine Crète

  • Crete practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity card: largest city Heraklion Country Greece Population 621 340 hab. (2012) Language : modern Greek Religion : Orthodox Christians Express entries: Visa No, national identity card or valid passport is sufficient for a holiday in Greece. Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to a European national. Silver Currency [...]

  • The 10 sites to check before leaving Crete

    Fat tourist destination, it is not lacking information about Crete on the internet: all travel guides sites go there on their little history on the island, major tour operators offer stays packaged, and many tourists have opened their blog during their holidays Cretan ... So among all this, we have to do some sorting: transportation, guide, practice ... Unfortunately, the language barrier forces, while we go away from the sites '' local '', written exclusively in Greek. nevertheless impossible to pass completely in English, because there are some websites / blogs Cretan French, mastering [...]

  • The history of Crete ... in outline

    Not easy to summarize the history of Crete in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: Some sea by waves of settlement are attested to 130,000 BC, but Crete is really busy that from 7000 BC with the arrival of people from Anatolia. < / li> Around 3000 BC, new migrants settle and finer culture is emerging. Around 2000 BC, during the period paléopatiale, Crete occupies a prominent place in the Mediterranean. [...]

  • Holidays in Crete: what accommodation to choose?

    For a memorable holiday in Crete, you know that the choice of accommodation is as great as that of the sights. It should be noted that it is important to foresee a large budget for a trip to the Greek island. The island is certainly known for its wild side, however, discount accommodation do not abound and camping is prohibited. In all ways, you will aspire only luxury and comfort while being reasonable discovering resorts. We have for you as an example the Scaleta Beach Hotel, nestled in the hillside with a unique view of the sea and is located in Rethymnon, the city which has kept its Venetian [...]

  • Types of hotels in Crete

    Crete has a variety of accommodation types, from bed & breakfasts, through small hotels, motels and hostels. What are the different types of hotel rooms available in this country? It is possible to find including single, double rooms for couples, triple, quadruple and family rooms. There are also international standard rooms with four-star service is available from 60 € the night. for travelers seeking a balance of comfort and value for money, accommodation starts from 29 € for a room at the hotel. And for only € 26.00, discerning visitors looking for budget accommodation can be based on [...]

  • Find a Hotel in Crete

    The island of Crete is the largest island in Greece that can boast of its sunny days, its sandy beaches, but also towering mountains and incomparable landscapes. How to stay in this country? Several hotels search sites provide a last-minute booking service for hotels of this island. Thus, one can find offers exceptional hotel for only $ 58. With rates as low as $ 27, it is still possible to choose a luxury getaway and also find all information and great hotel deals from these booking sites. As trick to search and book hotels of choice in Crete, it must go through the selection of hotels where [...]

  • Find a Hotel in Crete.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Crete. The peak tourist season in Crete lasts from June to September, but especially in July and August as the hotels on the island are full and prices are rising. If you want to combine business and hiking, the best times to go in Crete are the fall and spring. In the north of Crete are grouped all the major hotels and resorts offering all-inclusive stays, but many visitors prefer to travel on their own and flee the north coast to the south coast, quieter and more authentic. The north of Crete is indeed suffering from the tourist exploitation, the population [...]

  • What budget provide for a stay in Crete?

    Under the terms of his journey, Crete can be a destination as expensive as cheap all depends! cash to lowest budget will fare for 30-35 euros per day in Crete. Note the price variations that occur between high and low tourist seasons. A flight to Greece amounts to 250-300 euros return in season; you can also take a flight to Athens and then take the ferry to Piraeus. Level accommodation, camping will be the cheapest. A youth hostel back to 15 euros per night , a three-star comfortable hotel can dig for 50-60 euros per night for a double room. Eating on the go is easy, and it starts [...]