Crete is the largest island of the islands of Greece and the second largest in the eastern Mediterranean. The island covers an area 8336 square kilometers. The island is divided into four districts: Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Lasithi and every district has its own unique character.
In many ways, Crete is the culmination of the Greek experience. Nature has not spared on the island and it is very diverse geographically and ecologically, fraught with: Mountain ranges, deep gorges and endless coastline. Starting with cooing coastal strip, along which you can find bars and restaurants, to romantic palm-lined beaches and secluded pristine beaches.
No matter where you're Crete, you will always find a great nearby beach with crystal clear waters in many shades of blue and green. The island is blessed with warm weather that lasts several months longer than anywhere else in Greece and is not affected by cultural and social issues, like the rest of the country. The Cretans are known for their hospitality, and they hold an approach that you have to work in order to live. they take pride in their ability to enjoy life, they are outgoing and enjoy a rich community life. The island infrastructure has modernized in recent years thanks to the EU. Crete is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece and a quarter of the tourists that visit Greece also visit Crete.