Holidays in Crete
On the island of Crete, you can get in touch with the world of ancient culture. Africa, Europe and Asia are amazingly intertwined here. Crete was inhabited over nine thousand years ago, but, despite this, there are monuments of a very ancient Cretan-Mycenaean culture, the cities of Ancient Rome, monasteries and fortresses built during the Venetian Republic.
Also here you can see mosques built after Crete was conquered by the Turks. Therefore, here you can meet representatives of different nationalities. Crete is the largest island in Greece. The mild climate of the Mediterranean, endless beaches with white, black and pink sand, three hundred sunny days throughout the year and the unique nature attract tourists to relax here all year round. Here, next to cozy bays and green plains, beautiful gorges and majestic mountains adjoin.
On this island, any tourist will find a holiday of their choice. All conditions are created here, both for family and youth, and active recreation.
Crete is a very popular destination for water sports enthusiasts. Here, nature has created wonderful conditions for sailing and windsurfing. It is exciting not only for beginners, but also for experienced athletes. In numerous schools you can learn to sail and board. Training is conducted by professional instructors.
For diving enthusiasts, a vacation on the island is an amazing opportunity to dive into the crystal clear waters of Crete, where you can find not only rich exotic fauna and flora, but also beautiful landscapes that formed underwater rocks. There are many hiking trails in the mountains of the island. You can walk on them or ride a bike rented. There are also guided tours and mountain climbing.
The island of Crete is original and diverse in that close to the fishing villages there are luxury hotels, cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, dance floors and discos. Shopping fans will be able to purchase here high-quality goods from all over the world, as well as exclusive items, fur coats and souvenirs from Greek craftsmen and major manufacturers.
Tourists come here to enjoy a beach holiday, enjoy the contemplation of amazing nature, admire the archaeological and architectural sights of the island.
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