Greece opens its borders again to tourism

Greece is open once again. Starting on the 15th of June, we will welcome the world steadily and methodically, with rules and protocols.  We are proud of our collective national response to the pandemic. Early action, testing, tracing and transparency only tell part of the story. For it is that all Greeks came together as […]

Kamilari “Fabrika” (traditional olive oil factory)

In 2012, the Cultural Committee received a very generous donation from the Nikolakaki family. The building, which was gifted to the village, is a perfect example of a traditional olive oil production factory or “fabrika”. The donation of the “fabrika” was made with the intention that it would be restored to its original condition. With […]


Samara gorge in winter, getting ready for the summer season. pictures from

Cretalia festival 2019

DJs & Live Acts .. more will be announced! Frank Koopmann DJ DJ Smurf & Perry, Latin Kings and Delight Brothers, DJ Chair. Frank Koopmanns musikalische Leidenschaft, hat den gelernten Bassisten, ob als Musiker, als Produzent oder DJ durch die ganze Welt katapultiert. Ob Bilbao, Ibiza, Berlin, Wien oder Kreta – diese waren nur einige […]

Matala street painting The Matala streets are transformed into a huge canvas where painters from 5 to 105 years old will compose their paintings with a lot of color, but above all great inspiration. So they will have the chance to leave their own unique footprint on the hippie streets and revive an unforgettable time.

Matala: “Today is life, tomorrow never comes!”

Matala beach festival 2019 – The official dates for the matala beach festival are 21,22 & 23 June. We will be happy to wellcome you and enjoy with you this great celebration that takes place every year in Matala.