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  • Modern Meets Tradition in Vrysses
    Vrysses, also spelled Vrisses, is a jewel of a Cretan traditional village in the municipality of Apokoronas. It is an active community whose primary sources of income originate from tourism and farming. Vrysses is well known for its olive oils, sheeps’ yogurt, and citrus production. Vrysses has a fair
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  • Destination Lake Kournas: Sunbathing and Donkey Walks
    Lake Kournas is Crete island’s only natural freshwater lake. It gathers its waters from the Amati spring, which originates in the White Mountains (Lefka Ori) and underground springs. Once called Koresia after the ancient city Korion, the lake counts among the most popular tourist destinations in the
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  • The Best Hidden Villages of Crete
    The people of Crete have a word for village, “xorio,” to identify the places closest to their hearts. While most of the island’s residents live and work in larger cities like Heraklion, Chania, or Rethymno, every Crete islander has roots in a specific village and the unique traditions that go with that
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