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Crete – island of rugged beauty and rich tradition

Steeped in history and bathed in Mediterranean sunlight, Crete, Greece’s largest island, serves as a captivating blend of vibrant landscapes and cultural charm. Traverse the bustling streets of Heraklion, home to a treasure trove of Minoan art, or relish the coastal beauty of Chania with its stunning Venetian Harbour. History buffs can unravel ancient tales at the Palace of Knossos and the city of Phaistos, while nature enthusiasts can marvel at the impressive Samaria Gorge and the unique pink sands of Elafonisi Beach. A healthy, delectable Cretan diet awaits food lovers, and the locals’ legendary hospitality, philoxenia, warms the heart of every traveller.

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