Culture, historical sites, beaches and nature in Crete
Crete is the largest and one of the most beautiful of the Greek islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea south of the mainland Greece. Sun, sand and sea on its beautiful coastline are the major attractions on Crete. However, the island is very diverse in nature with impressive mountains, semi-deserts, and green forests, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. The fascinating Cretan history, culture, and hospitable inhabitants attract visitors to this lovely holiday island.