experience the cretan landscape
Imagine a place with great history and unique tradition. Crete is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. Its coastline is 1.100 km and the population is about 600.000.Two-thirds of the island is mountainous with 57 peaks more than 2.000 high. The island is completely covered with greenery. In Crete we have a well-developed agricultural industry, which consists of 13 million olive trees, vineyards and many countless citrus groves.
more than 300 sunny days a year and snowy mountains
The inhabitants of Crete are adventurers, open-hearted and once they become friends with somebody, this relationship lasts for a lifetime. Cretans cherish their national traditions with some of them still wearing traditional clothes. Perhaps, they are the most picturesque of all Greeks. They are kind, freedom-loving,just, proud and sentimental having a philosophical attitude towards life.
More than 300 sunny days a year. Mountains, located in the center of the island, do not let the wind blowing from the Libyan Sea, and all northern resort towns and townships have shores of sand. The official tourist season on the island lasts from early May till early November. The hottest month on the island – in August, the day temperature in the shade can reach 35 °C. The island flora and fauna of Crete is unique. Here you can find chestnut, oak, cypress, palm and pine woods, herbs and fragrant shrubs on the rocky and steep mountain slopes.
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