Well... if someone tells you they were hiking Mount Ida (Psiloritis) in Crete, better ask them which part and which side. Mount Ida, also known as Psiloritis (translates to: Tall Mountain), is the biggest mountain of Crete. Crete is a...
We couldn't leave without hiking Crete Greece. This island has so many mountains that they provoke you to hike them "if you dare". The tough combination of really hot and strong sun, with the wild terrain of Crete, speak out:...
Here is another set of experiences we had during our holidays in Crete island, Greece. Have you read the other two with canyoning and Chania tours? Read them, please. For this tour, Urban Adventures were our guides once more and Yiannis, a...
Chania tours are more than a plain tour. Not attending one is like not visiting that very city of Crete. Sounds too cocky? Well, it is not. Only a local who really knows the history of the city in and...
When in Crete you need to visit some important archaeological locations like Phaistos, where Phaistos Disc was discovered. Knossos is another famous archaeological location quite different from Phaistos. Both are in the Heraklion area. Each is better to visit early in...
Patsos gorge is a must explore one when hiking in Crete. It is near Rethymno, Crete. The gorge is almost all covered with trees, so there is plenty of shade. This gorge is considered one of the top ten gorges...
Following our tradition to provide guest posts from experts, here is one for sea kayak. Stelios Asmargianakis really knows his territory (Crete) and shares some pretty nice insights. He  provides such for years. Why Crete? Crete is the largest island of Greece...
Our experiences in Crete are escalating! Read about another famous gorge, part of our Crete Gorges trips. This is the Pervolakia gorge in Crete, also known as Moni Kapsa gorge due to the monastery of Kapsa you meet at the entrance...
We really enjoyed the gorges of Crete. As you know, from our other stories, when there is a gorge (or an opportunity for hiking and trekking) we would grab it and we would definitely go to walk through its route. During our...
You have read our other post where we were searching on where to stay in Crete prior our visit to Aspros Potamos traditional houses. As you read we had so many wonderful experiences in less than 6 hours from leaving...
How to experience Crete? This is the first of a series of articles that are related with a 300 year old village, canyons and waterfalls, Knossos and different parts of Lasithi area in Crete, Greece. We traveled to Crete just...
Heart pumping, excitement goes to Defcon 1, then you jump! Would you do it? Would you have your adrenaline spike high and experience an actual Bungy jumping free-fall? Would you confront your own limits and courage, but in a...
Oh the many times you thought "I am in vacations but I do not want to lose my fit". I know. I have been there and every time I was trying to find a way to combine relaxation, exercise,...
An experience provided by Eugenia Sivitou. The early morning atmosphere is cool and crisp, even in the middle of summer in this part of Crete, where the mountains meet the turquoise sea, creating a dramatic scenery. As the sun prepares...
I have always loved cycling in natural enviroments and I decided that i would like to try out a Cretan cycling tour holiday as i had heard that they had experienced guides and a support vehicle always there for...
When I first heard of Safari Adventures in Crete I thought, hey... It's close to Africa but that can't be it. It has to be something else. Perhaps they are "hunting" a different way of adventures, perhaps they are...
If you are really into kayaking then you need to kayak Greece. The food there is varied and delicious, the evenings are balmy, and the seas are warm. Not only is Greece chock-full of hidden kayaking gems, it is...
Ha Canyon in Crete is a particularly beautiful, imposing and narrow canyon which has a very important place among the canyons of Crete and all other canyons and Greece. It is located on an active rift, has 26 technical descents....
Tandem Paragliding Flights Did you ever dream that you fly? Fly like a bird, the wind blowing on your face? Now, you can make this dream come true, with the simplest and safest way! Book today a tandem paragliding flight!...
Rethymnon might be the third largest city on the island of Crete, but it still retains the gentle pace of yesteryear in contrast to Heraklion and perhaps Chania. The old town of Rethymnon exhibits some ornate Venetian architecture, and...