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Crete the pearl of Greece. It’s not just Greece’s largest island. Arguably it has a great nature and a rich historical and cultural heritage. Its remarkable history is obvious across the island. From the archaeological findings of the Minoan Knossos Palace and Festos to the Venetian entrenchments of Rethymno. The Byzantine monasteries and the old mosques built by the Ottomans. The cave that Zeus was born. Chania in the western Crete and Heraklion which is the capital are well known not only for being the most important port cities, but also for their numerous scenic beauties.
Crete is famous not only for its incredible history but also for its splendid natural beauties.Superb mountains and gorges like Samaria Gorge. Beaches with soft golden sands like Chrissi Island can offer you unique excursion experience. Besides, Balos beach which is turtle protection area especially for Caretta Caretta, has incredible clean waters with wild majestic landscape.
Cretan people are well-known for their hospitality, their culture and customs. You can take pleasure in delicious food and entertainment in many villages, notably Karouzanos village situated in North East Crete. What is most exciting with this village is the splendid paths full of bougainvillea flowers. Moreover you can find there is a market selling a great variety of Cretan products, including honey, olive oil, herbs, olive soap, wine, dakos (rusks) and handicrafts such as silverware and pottery objects.
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