I wonder if Socrates and Plato took a house on Crete during the summer.
Properties in Crete are known to be a solid long-term investment with a strong ROI for landlords from all over the world. Furthermore, the average buying prices are quite low, but the rental prices attractively high due to year-round tourism. Crete takes leading positions in the lists of “Top of Most Profitable Cities in Europe to Buy an Investment Property in 2020”.
Crete is, by far, the most popular of the Greek islands in terms of tourism numbers and international sales of Cretan property. It was ranked one of the 3 best world’s destinations in TripAdvisor’s https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Destinations
“Best Destinations in the World – Travelers Choice 2020” awards thanks to the great climate, beautiful beaches, fascinating historical sites, wild and breath-taking nature, and gastronomy . 2019 was a record year for tourism entering the island: the number of visitors from abroad reached 9.1 million! The leading visitor’s markets were Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, and Russia.
Crete is the largest and the most populated island of Greece and is the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 8,336 square kilometres. It is a totally self-sustained island and together with the nearby small islands, they form the Crete Region, which is one of the 13 top-level administrative units of Greece. Heraklion, located on the northern shore of Crete, is the capital and the largest city of the island. There are two modern international airports, making flying to Crete quite easy.