Hiking Samaria Gorge, Crete Greece

Hiking in Samaria Gorge, Crete

The Samaria Gorge is the most famous gorge for hiking on the island of Crete. It’s the longest gorge in Europe and is located in west Crete, in the White Mountains. More than a quarter-million tourists choose hiking the Samaria gorge every year from May to October. The gorge is closed to the visitors from … Read more

Things to See in Beautiful Chania Crete Greece

Chania Crete

The mere mention of Venetian harbors may sound a little cliche, but there can be no apologies for recommending the beautiful harbor that is very much the dominant feature in the lovely old town of Chania, Crete. The 16th century lighthouse, often regarded as the city’s trademark, can’t help but draw your attention too. There’s … Read more

Rethymnon Greece: Things to see and enjoy


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 the Ottoman Empire has also left its mark on this historic part of Crete. The city … Read more

Experience Crete Greece

Experience Traditional Houses in Crete Greece

How to experience Crete? This is the first of a series of articles that are related to a 300-year-old village, canyons and waterfalls, Knossos, and different parts of the Lasithi area in Crete, Greece. We traveled to Crete just for 4 days but the experiences we got were a ton. We plan to go back … Read more

Crossing the Gorges of Crete: Unparallel Adventures

Gorges of Crete

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 stay in Crete (you can read about it here) we combined hiking just with gorges. We … Read more

Phaistos Disc & Knossos Greece Archaeological Site

Phaistos Disc & Knossos Archaeological Site

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 the morning, as inside the archaeological sites, there is not much shade. Cretan stones … Read more

Our Best Chania Crete Greece Experience

Crete Highlights: Our Best Chania Tours Experience

Chania Crete tours are far more than walking tours. 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 out, can take you through the narrow alleys and streets of Chania Crete, while … Read more

Best Holidays in Crete Rethymno 2023 Guide

Holidays in Crete: Sightseeing, Eating, Baking Bread

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 charming and knowledgeable person, was our guide. This tour was a combination of a food … Read more

Hiking Crete Greece Rethymnon Mountains

Hiking Crete Greece Rethymnon Mountains

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: Start early in the morning, or else… Mountains are not clean of green. Instead they … Read more