February 2021

Hiking in Crete

Hiking in Crete

Do you have a passion for the natural landscape? are you looking to live in Crete for the deep canyons, high mountains, and countless Kilometres of coastlines? Even if you are familiar with these types of landscapes you may now be aware of the locations and possibilities on the island and this is where Alternative Crete is the only choice for your next adventure in hiking, climbing, river trekking, or...

Car Hire

Voyager Car Rentals based in Rethymnon provide car, motorcycles and scooters rentals on daily or weakly terms. The cars and bikes come with full insurance and airport pickup services at reasonable prices. Voyager Car Rentals can also provides a wider range of services for visitors to Crete including apartments or villas in Rethymnon and its surrounding prefecture. They can also organize tours and...

True Meaning of Philoxenia

"Friend to the Stranger" The roots of philoxenia live deep in the hearts of every Greek person and there is alot more to philoxenia than just “hospitality”. Translated from Greek “philoxenia” means “friend to a stranger” and this way of life is the reason why millions of people are visiting Crete every year and indeed buying property in Crete. It is not uncommon for village people wanting...

Golden Visa

Investment An investment of €250,000 is required in real estate in Greece making the Greek programme the lowest investment level of any real estate residency visa scheme in Europe. The property, which can be located anywhere on the Greek mainland or the islands, can be either residential or commercial. Any number of properties can combine to make up the €250,000 minimum investment. Joint buyers can...

Helpful Phone Numbers

Here are some helpful Telephone numbers for when you do move to Crete.  If you do need any more information then please contact us and we will be happy to help and advise you.Country dialling code: +30 Emergency Number 112 Police 100 Fire Brigade 199 Ambulance 166 Doctors SOS...

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