Crete - tradition and island life
Greece’s largest island (and the Mediterranean’s fourth largest, by the way) is also one of Europe’s most popular destinations for a sun baked escape. And it’s not hard to see why.
Over 1000 km of dramatic coastline, turquoise blue seas, warm water, and sandy beaches provide the perfect raw materials for a great getaway. And obviously a lot of people know a good thing when they see one. Crete, welcomes a quarter of Greece’s total influx of foreign visitors.
This, of course, can be a bit of a drawback at times. But even so, the specialness of Crete can overcome the modern scourge of mass tourism. It has more, much more, to offer than just sand and sea and there is still a great deal for the discerning traveller to discover on his own terms.