Crete. The lowest end of Greece and Europe. The birthplace of civilization all
around the world. The island with consecutive alterations of sceneries attracts
visitors and offers a trip to yesterday, that everyone would want to keep
as a lifetime experience...
Crete is the biggest island in Greece. It is situated
among Aegean and Libyan Sea. It is the crossroad between East and West,
Africa and Europe.
Due to this strategic location, Crete was always the bone
of contention for the strongs of every era. The geographic location as and
the contact with different civilizations, attributed to the special culture
of this island. Cretians are famous for their hospitality (Xenios - Zeus,
the god of hospitality, was born in Crete), their love towards country and
preservation of customs.
It is an island that has everything. High mountains
(Psiloritis, Lefka Ori, Dikti), beautiful
beaches washed by the Cretan and
Libyan Sea. Fertile grounds where, the famous cretan citrus fruits are cultivated.
The endless olive groves
produce the fine cretan olive oil, while also known is the cretan wine from
the island's vineyards. Everywhere you turn your sight, you will see
historic monuments that reveal the island's history.
is divided into four prefectures (Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion, Lasithi).
All prefectures or if you wish, all towns and villages, are ideal for touring.
They all have unseen beauties and important sites to see.
Getting to Crete should not be to expensive, look around for cheap
plane tickets, and save your money for fine dinning
and sight seeing. All around Crete
you will find luxurious hotel
units, apartments and rooms to let, which in combination to
the exemplary hospitality of people, create the idyllic conditions
for unforgettable holidays. As for entertainment, all you have to
know is that music and dancing have a long tradition on the island.
In the homeland of lyre and mantinada (type of singing in rhymes),
you will have the time of your life drinking raki
(cretan grape spirit)!