The huge island with all green mountains and welcoming people.
Crete is the fifth in magnitude island of the Meditteranean Sea. It is located at the eastern side of the Meditteranean basin, between Europe, Asia and Africa. The landscape of Crete is in its majority covered by mountains which are torned by deep canyons. The mostly known is the canyon of Samaria at Lefka Ori. The island has a few plains.The biggest are the plain of Apokoronos, Rethimno and Ierapetra. The rivers of Crete are not big, but the island has beautifull bays and is surrounded by a lot of small not-inhabited islands.
The climate is soft because of the sea. It is said that the climate of Crete is the healthiest in the world.
The environment that gave birth to the famous Minoan civilization is surrounded by mountains and rocks. The plains, the mountains, the cities, the villages, the archaeological sites and the monasteries that lie in the beautiful landscape of Crete are all giving the sense of the many thousand year history of Crete.