Luxury for all budgets! Crete!
Perfect to visit all year round, particularly for lovers of the outdoors and wishing to find adeventures in nature. More than 400 beaches and 10 marinas were awarded with Blue Flags.You will beneath of crystal clear waters and swim around the colourful fishes.
The well known island of Crete invites you for its National Park.
The Samaria Gorge is at world’s biosphere reserve and a great tourist attraction. Take the chance to visit the Lychnostatis Open Air Museum and the Nautical Museum.Discover the amazing underwater life at the CretAquarium.There are more than 2500 species.
Milos is another option for those who need a peaceful getaway.Relax, swim and go snorkelling.There are many cruises, choose the one that fits you.Next time in Greece we will go hiking so, please follow us if this is of your interest.
Nature and Blue Flag Global
The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN) is the oldest national environmental NGO in Greece, founded in 1951, and strives continuously for the protection of Greek nature since. It is active along four axes: environmental intervention; nature conservation; environmental education; sustainable management and general public awareness raising.
It has established the “Byron Antipas” prize, which is awarded to an individual or organisation that has decisively contributed to the protection of Greek nature; among its recipients are the renowned environmentalist Luc Hoffmann (2005), and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (2011).
It is a member of major international conservation organisations, such as the IUCN, and has been honoured for its work, it by the Academy of Athens, the Council of Europe and the Ford Foundation.
There are not many tour operators and planning yourself is very easy. Yes, it’s time consuming but I rather decide where to go, when and where to stay. Greece needs tourists. Go and visit!
There are hundreds of crafts available and ferry services in the Aegean Sea connecting each islands with its neighbours or with the Greek or Turkish mainland. Times and routes are subject to variation.