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Having a holiday in Crete

Having a holiday in Crete

All you need to know: flights, hire car, accommodation. Things to do, walks and drives, places to visit, what to look for in the Cretan diet.

Beers in Crete

All about beers in Crete – beyond Mythos, Amstel, Heineken to the micro breweries – Lyra, Lafkas, Septem

Climb Pachnes in a day trip

Climb Pachnes in a day trip

How to climb Pachnes, the highest mountain in the White Mountain range and see the unique landscape of the Madares, the high desert. A not to be missed experience – how to do it: where to start, what you will see, what its like

Driving a Hire Car in Crete

Driving a Hire Car in Crete

Driving a hire car in Crete – top tips about insurance, what to check on the car, Cretan driving, speed cameras, finding your way around, and off road thrills!

Choosing the best Cretan Gorge for you

Choosing the best Cretan Gorge for you

Walking a Cretan gorge is a not to be missed experience. To stand in the base of a gorge, looking up over 100m of vertical cliff, sometimes only a couple of metres apart, is an awesome experience. But which one to choose?

Ten Things to do from Panokosmos!

Ten Things to do from Panokosmos!

Coming to Crete for a holiday can seem like a dream. Then you begin to look at the guidebooks, see a few articles on the web, look at a Facebook group… and it begins to feel overwhelming. So here’s a few pointers we give to guests who come to Panokosmos.

A Drive from Panokosmos to Argiroupoli and Carob Factory

A Drive from Panokosmos to Argiroupoli and Carob Factory

A drive to the Creta Carob factory, the old village of Argiroupoli, the ancient tombs of Lappa and the taverna serving fresh trout farmed from rock pools formed by the stream. Lake Kournas, the largest lake in Crete, with the old village of Kournas overlooking it.