Crete Island

Overview

Introduction

The island of Crete is Greece's largest island and home to Europe's first civilization more than 5,000 years ago. The island is scattered with world-class heritage sites ranging from the 3,500-year-old Minoan palaces and Roman cities to medieval castles, Renaissance towns and historic monasteries.

Located 210 mi/340 km south of Athens, Crete has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Mediterranean. Millions of vacationers from around the world choose this island every year for its excellent beaches, natural beauty and active nightlife.

The island is ruggedly beautiful, and its historical sites have elegant architecture, notable statuaries and fine mosaics.

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