Information About Crete


Crete is one of the main Greek Islands with a population of over half a million – About a quater of these live in the capital, Heraklion.

Noted for its warm, sunny Mediterranean climate, its numerous sandy beaches, crystal blue seas and mountainous backdrops, Crete is a huge tourist destination. It has one of the oldest and richest cultures of ancient Greece and the island has numerous fascinating monuments.

There is  a very wide range of accommodation available including  in large luxury hotels, smaller family-owned apartments, Bed and breakfasts and camping facilities.