About Crete Island in Greece
Located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Crete Island is an island of southeast Greece. It is the
the largest of the Greek islands. Crete Island has a long history. The Minoan civilization of Crete Island is one of the earliest civilizations in the world.In Crete there are two international airports, at Chania and Heraklion and one smaller at Sitia. The Crete Island's economy is mainly based on agriculture and tourism. In general, Crete Island has a temperate climate all the year round.
Crete Island is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Greece. On beautiful Crete Island, tourist attractions are almost everywhere. For example, stunning beaches, cosmopolitan resorts, bustling seaside resorts, as well as quiet fishing villages, pleasant towns, medieval harbour towns, Venetian castles and historic fortresses, high mountains, traditional Cretan villages, archeological sites like Phaistos, Knossos, Gortys and other places, gorges, dulcet plants and olive woods, palm tree forests, watered valleys and plains. The sun and the sea, the temperate climate of the island, the beautiful landscapes, rich history, special traditions, make it one of the most visited tourist destination in the Mediterranean.