Live in Crete

welcomeTO THE SOUTHEST PART OF EUROPE

Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands, and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean, with a population of about 624,000 people. The island is renowned for its beautiful sandy shores, magnificent mountains, quiet fishing villages, and friendly people, and the small town of Makrigialos, offers an outstanding example of the welcome visitors receive; one that is unmatched anywhere else in Europe.

 A PLACE BLESSED BY GODS!

CLIMATE & NATURE

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Crete enjoys a Mediterranean climate, where weather can be characterized by mild winters and hot, dry summers. Warm weather is enjoyed for nine months of the year from April to November and winter months are just December to March...

THE BEACH LIFE

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Crete has easily the longest summers in Greece, and there are plenty of beaches with which to fill those long, lazy summer days...

TOWNS OF CRETE

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Crete: Crossroad of Civilizations, Harmony of Contrasts, Paradise for the Senses…

CRETE WITH KIDS

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The incredible island of Crete has so much to offer to travelling families and it is often voted one of the most popular and safe destinations for family holidays…

PEOPLE, RELIGION & CULTURE

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Since the early Christian years, Crete became a cradle of Orthodox Christianity. This is reflected on the hundreds of religious monuments on the island…

HISTORY & MONUMENTS

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Since the early Christian years, Crete became a cradle of Orthodox Christianity. This is reflected on the hundreds of religious monuments on the island…

INVEST IN CRETE:An opportunity of a life time

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Our company provide a wide range of services beyond construction of your property, such as maintenance...

WATER SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

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On most of organized beaches in Crete you can choose from a great variety of water sports. Whether you choose scuba diving, water skiing, parasailing, banana, ringos or a pedalo, water sports are a great way to spend your time with your family…

PURE NATURE

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This island has been blessed with an extraordinary fusion of landscapes some of which include snow-capped mountains, harbors and  countless kilometers of varied coastlines…

GASTRONOMY & MEDITERRANEAN DIET

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Cretan products and the Cretan way of cooking have claimed their own distinguished place in international gastronomy, due to the use of high quality ingredients with the added benefit of bolstering human health...

 ACCESSIBILITY & INFO

Airports: Crete is serviced by two International airports (Chania and Heraklion).

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is 14km east of Chania.
Busses depart regularly from Chania airport to Chania center (journey time approximately 30 minutes). Taxis are readily available.
Both short term and long term parking is available.
Tel: +30 28210 83800, Website: www.hcaa-eleng.gr/hania.htm

Heraklion International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Sitia International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Airlines which fly to Crete’s airports are from Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Alitalia, RyanAir, JetairFly, Cyprus Airways,
Czech Airlines, EasyJet, Iberia, Monarch, Novair, Olympic Air, Luxair, Sky Express, Thomas Cook Airlines, Condor, Thomson Airways, Austrian Airlines, Transavia, TUIFly and XL Airways.

INTERNET

Broadband internet is available in major populated areas
Wi-Fi is also available in Crete’s cities. Mobile internet is offered by all providers.


OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Greek

CURRENCY: Euro (€)


STANDARD TIME ZONE:

UTC/GMT +2 hours (Eastern European Time)

Airports: Crete is serviced by two International airports (Chania and Heraklion).

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is 14km east of Chania.
Busses depart regularly from Chania airport to Chania center (journey time approximately 30 minutes). Taxis are readily available.
Both short term and long term parking is available.
Tel: +30 28210 83800, Website: www.hcaa-eleng.gr/hania.htm

Heraklion International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Sitia International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Airlines which fly to Crete’s airports are from Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Alitalia, RyanAir, JetairFly, Cyprus Airways,
Czech Airlines, EasyJet, Iberia, Monarch, Novair, Olympic Air, Luxair, Sky Express, Thomas Cook Airlines, Condor, Thomson Airways, Austrian Airlines, Transavia, TUIFly and XL Airways.

INTERNET

Broadband internet is available in major populated areas
Wi-Fi is also available in Crete’s cities. Mobile internet is offered by all providers.


OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Greek

CURRENCY: Euro (€)


STANDARD TIME ZONE:

UTC/GMT +2 hours (Eastern European Time)

Airports: Crete is serviced by two International airports (Chania and Heraklion).

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is 14km east of Chania.
Busses depart regularly from Chania airport to Chania center (journey time approximately 30 minutes). Taxis are readily available.
Both short term and long term parking is available.
Tel: +30 28210 83800, Website: www.hcaa-eleng.gr/hania.htm

Heraklion International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Sitia International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Airlines which fly to Crete’s airports are from Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Alitalia, RyanAir, JetairFly, Cyprus Airways,
Czech Airlines, EasyJet, Iberia, Monarch, Novair, Olympic Air, Luxair, Sky Express, Thomas Cook Airlines, Condor, Thomson Airways, Austrian Airlines, Transavia, TUIFly and XL Airways.

INTERNET

Broadband internet is available in major populated areas
Wi-Fi is also available in Crete’s cities. Mobile internet is offered by all providers.


OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Greek

CURRENCY: Euro (€)


STANDARD TIME ZONE:

UTC/GMT +2 hours (Eastern European Time)

Airports: Crete is serviced by two International airports (Chania and Heraklion).

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is 14km east of Chania.
Busses depart regularly from Chania airport to Chania center (journey time approximately 30 minutes). Taxis are readily available.
Both short term and long term parking is available.
Tel: +30 28210 83800, Website: www.hcaa-eleng.gr/hania.htm

Heraklion International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Sitia International Airport (HER) is 5km east of Heraklion.
Busses depart every 5 minutes from Heraklion airport to Heraklion centre (journey time approximately 10 minutes).
Taxis are readily available. Parking is free.
Tel: +30 2810 397800 Website: www.heraklion-airport.info

Airlines which fly to Crete’s airports are from Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Alitalia, RyanAir, JetairFly, Cyprus Airways,
Czech Airlines, EasyJet, Iberia, Monarch, Novair, Olympic Air, Luxair, Sky Express, Thomas Cook Airlines, Condor, Thomson Airways, Austrian Airlines, Transavia, TUIFly and XL Airways.

INTERNET

Broadband internet is available in major populated areas
Wi-Fi is also available in Crete’s cities. Mobile internet is offered by all providers.


OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Greek

CURRENCY: Euro (€)


STANDARD TIME ZONE:

UTC/GMT +2 hours (Eastern European Time)