The cradle of European Civilization - the Island of Crete is the fifth largest in the Mediterranean and the largest and most southerly Greek Island. Crete has something for everyone and we
are advertising Greek property on Crete. The coastline is sprinkled with numerous coves, bays and peninsulas and is one of Europe's most popular destinations due to it's readily available
sunshine and and temperate winter climate. Steeped in history, Crete was the home of the Minoan civilisation and legend even has it that the first flushing toilet was designed at the Palace of
Knossos (close to the capital, Heraklion).
You will not be disappointed by the diversity of the landscape – the rugged mountains, the endless beaches and the turquoise seas, the many cities, towns and villages, and stunning
Cretans are said to be the most hospitable of all the Greek people and have long memories of the war with Germany when the Andarte fought lond and hard in the mountains. Cretans are brave souls
with strong family values.
TOP TIP: Read 'The Island' by Victoria Hislop - a true story about Spinalonga island off the north east coast of Crete