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Cretan history: The origins of Crete’s nobles

November 18, 2020

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Image from www.newsbomb.gr   Whether hard fact or part legend, the tale of the 12 Young Rulers, is an integral part of Cretan history, continuing to inform locals’ mores and beliefs...
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The Traditional Cretan Wedding: A comprehensive guide by the Oscar Suites & Village

October 26, 2020

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Exotic beaches, snow-capped mountains, dramatic gorges and Edenlike plains. World-famous ancient monuments and Unesco heritage sites. Emblematic food, renowned for its health benefits and taste, along with euphoric, potent drink. Proud...
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Crete’s historical sites

September 17, 2020

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From the mythological origins of Zeus to the mysterious Minoans with their labyrinthine palaces, truth and fiction have seamlessly blended in Crete from time...
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Mythical Crete: An ancient land brimming with epic characters

August 14, 2020

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Sea-sun-sand -and fun- aside, Crete owes a large part of its allure to the legends of its past. Featuring a fascinating collection of age-old tales and stories hailing from the depths of Minoan prehistory, Mythical Crete continues to capture the imagination of modern...
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Cretan myths and legends

June 22, 2020

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Intricate, intriguing and enlightening, Cretan myths and legends, hailing from the depths of time, are intertwined with Cretan history and culture. This beguiling collection of stories of ancient gods and goddesses, beasts, men and heroes are a timeless treasure trove:...
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Cretan Mythology: A journey to the sacred places of gods and heroes

May 18, 2020

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Part 1: Zeus Birthplace

  After 4.000 years Cretan Mythology still fuels the imagination of the travellers of today. Read on for the lowdown.   Travelling to Crete means days and nights filled with adventure and wonder. Sea, sun and fun...
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Cretan arts & crafts: The traditional Cretan dagger

April 22, 2020

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At the crossroads of East and West, Crete is steeped in fascinating customs and traditions. All of us at the Oscar Suites & Village, are certainly proud of the island we are lucky to call home....
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Happy Easter

May 1, 2016

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Easter in Crete is certainly something for itself as it is the most important holiday of the year. Today, Sunday, is the celebration of the Greek Orthodox Easter where the day is enjoyed to its fullest by serving many traditional recipes in the company of family and friends.   Greek Orthodox...
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