Crete is an island with an exquisite coastline with numerous coves, bays and peninsulas, which offer a multitude of soft, sandy beaches along the beautifully blue Mediterranean Sea. It is one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. The island's historic importance in today's world as the home of the Minoan civilization with important archeological finds at Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys, is a paradise for history lovers. http://www.agreekproperty.com/site/images/crete-1.jpg(approve sites)
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The people in Crete have maintained many of their old customs and practices, such as folk music and traditional dances. The island has preserved more of its original flair in comparison to many other parts of Greece, which are more adapted to tourists and visitors. The inhabitants are also very hospitable and welcoming.
The island's beautiful landscape is characterized by high mountains and canyons. Crete is known for its wonderful coasts and beaches, which make the island a great destination for a vacation by the sea. The Southern coastline is more stony and secluded and of unique beauty.
Climate: Mild and rather stable, without major changes. The winters are soft, with snow on the mountains, and the summers are hot and dry.