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Walks and hikes in Crete - Walking and hiking specialists on the island of Crete, Greece
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Crete links

Crete general

The West Crete information site A comprehensive guide of Crete

East Crete holiday guide to eastern Crete

Crete, all the island in pictures   a nice French photos site, newly translated into English

Kreta-Impressionen a really well made photo site

 

Crete region or town

The village of Sougia the web site of Sougia in south-west Crete

The Cretan guide to living in North Western Crete a very informative private web site about the region of Kissamos and Crete in general.

 Agia Roumeli offers plenty of information about the village of Agia Roumeli.

Sfakia plenty of information about the region of Sfakia as well as Crete in general. One of the best Cretan sites available

Plakias information on Plakias, photographs

The gorge of Samaria what you need to know before walking the gorge of Samaria

 

Weather links

Weather Heraklion

Weather Chania

 

Museums, archaeology and culture

Greek Ministry of Culture an excellent source of information on archaeological sites, monuments and museums

Minoan Crete excellent and comprehensive information about Minoan Crete and archaeological sites.

The Sfakia survey a new web site. Academic study of the Sfakia region

The Hellenic Book Service a specialist Greek bookshop in London

Wall paintings in Crete a personal site about byzantine wall paintings on Crete.

Activities

Walks to the summit of Pachnes Weekly day walks to the top of the White Mountains

Climbing in Crete beautiful and informative site about Crete for climbers and mountaineers

The Happy Walker organizes day walks and walking tours in the Rethimnon area

Paragliding web site of the ICNA (International Club of Natural Activities). Mainly about paragliding on Crete but they also present other activities that they organize. Nice informative web site.

Walk with donkeys in East Crete

 

Transportation

Aegean Airlines

Olympic airways

ANEK Lines great ferries between the mainland and Crete as well as Italy and Greece

Minoan Lines ferries between Heraklion and Piraeus as well as Italy - Greece

Superfast Ferries a fast connection betwen Italy and Patras

KTEL Hania and Rethimnon buses in Hania and Rethimnon district. Very informative site

Accommodation

Hotels of Crete on the web is an independent, non-commercial directory of hotels and other lodgings with a presence on the Internet. The only criteria needed to be listed is an email contact (giving the possibility to enquire and book online) and an up-to-date price list. Surprisingly, many hotels still have web sites without a price list!