Now in its 5th year over 100,000 fans of music and art have enjoyed ‘The Matala Beach Festival’ on the sands beneath the caves made famous during the hippie era of the 1960s and ‘70s.
10 reasons to visit the Cretan Wineries at 28 - 29 May 2016:
TRAVEL through the countryside of Crete, and discover the vineyards and the olive groves
TRY the variety of the Cretan Wines
DISCUSS about the 11 indigenous varieties and the vinification process with the wine producers
Phaistos (Phaestos, Phaestus, Faistos, Festus and Festos) was one of the most important centres of Minoan civilization, and the most wealthy and powerful city in southern Crete. It was inhabited from the Neolithic period until the foundation and development of the Minoan palaces in the 15th century B.C.
The Venetian fortress of Rethymnon, almost in the centre of the old town. The giant Fortezza, with its hidden centuries of history, is visible from every corner of the town and offers panoramic views of Rethymnon and the coast to the west.
The idyllic beauty of Elafonisi, did this place very famous
Elafonissi is in west Crete, 75 kilometres southwest of Chania.
The Elafonissi area includes the beach, the islet 200 metres offshore and the shallow lagoon between them.
South Sea lagoons in the Mediterranean, with white sand and shallow water. Ideal for children!