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Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, is a treasure trove of ancient legend and beautiful scenery, as well as being home to the birthplace of the first advanced society in Europe.  The island retains much of both its historical and its natural character, boasting spectacular views of Europe’s longest gorge, stunning beaches and an endless array of colourful flora and both land-based and sea-based fauna.

Crete is known for its organic, freshly farmed gastronomy, with favourite dishes including specially herbed sautéed lamb, Cretan cheese pies, and the rice dish gamopilafo.  Many claim that the cuisine’s greatest strength is in the quality and freshness of its ingredients, and often that it comes drenched in some of the world’s best olive oil.

Crete’s hot and dry summers last longer than in many areas of the Mediterranean, and the island remains a wonderful place to explore during spring time when the daytime temperature is cooler but still delightful.

There are as many areas of peace and tranquillity as there are places to satisfy those craving a lively and bustling nightlife.  Nearby, Gouves is a quiet resort set amongst sandy bays and a cluster of bars and shops, and in contrast Hersonissos is a cosmopolitan resort offering an exciting set of bars and nightclubs.

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