29. October 2010 16:31
Where is it?Crete is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is the largest of the Greek islands.
What's the attraction?Crete boasts a 1000 kilometre-long coastline, dotted with beautiful coves, bays and peninsulas. Its ideal climate, safe beach waters and small distances between ports and coasts account for its popularity with Greeks and foreigners alike, establishing the island as one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe.
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Steeped in history, the island of Crete has an extremely rich and diverse culture, forming a significant part of the cultural heritage of Greece. It has also managed to preserve its own cultural expressions, such as the Cretan... [More]