Crete Informations

Anchored in the sea, at the crossroads, where three continents unite - Europe in the North, Asia in the East and Africa in the South - Crete completes the southern part of the Aegean Sea with its elongated shape. It is approximately 100 km from the southernmost tip of the Peloponnese, 175 km away from the coasts of Asia minor and 800 km from Africa. It is the largest of the Greek Islands. Its area, together with the islands of Gavdos and slide, 8,300 sq.km, and its coasts are 1046 km long.

Crete is extremely diverse in every respect and an in-depth exploration takes time, you want to scratch not only on the surface. Over 600,000 people live on the island, which is more than twice as large as Mallorca, and it needs become one day, because the 245 km air line between West and East Coast to get from one end to the other, 350 kilometers of coast road. The island is geographically a mountain between the Libyan Sea and the Aegean sea. The highest mountain peaks of 2456 metre above the sea and glitter with their snow till may into the Sun.

With 300 days of sunshine, the island belongs to the sunniest in the Mediterranean.

Crete Gallery

Special thanks to Brano Meres for his wonderful photos.

Weather on Crete