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Crete lies at the point where the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa meet. It is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean with an area of 8,335 square kilometers.

The climate of Crete is probably the mildest in Europe. The strong northwesterly wind, the meltemi, moderates even the hottest months of July and August. Rainfall is rare during the summer months. Autumn is Crete's mildest season, when temperatures are often higher than in spring. The mountains that run across the island act as a barrier to the weather, often creating different conditions in northern and southern Crete. Three mountain ranges form a sort of spine stretching across the island. In western Crete, the Lefka Ori or White Mountains occupy a large area within the prefecture of Chania and contain more than 40 peaks over 2,000 meters high. The highest peak in this area is Pahnes, at 2,452 meters above sea level.

Some of the most characteristic natural beauties of the Cretan scenery consist of the famous Cretan gorges which begin at the mountainous areas of the island and end to the sea. The green gorges a abound with rare species of flora and fauna which are protected by strict rules, as they are unique throughout Greece. Among them, one can admire rare species of cypress-trees, platans, pine-trees and wildflowers.
The most famous and significant gorge of Crete is the infamous gorge of Samaria, which impresses with its size and unique natural beauty, while on its slopes, one can ad ire the famous wild goat of Crete which is found nowhere else in Greece. other significant gorges are the gorges of Imbros, Aradena, Agia Eirini, Kourtaliotis river and Tipoliano.

Crete is well known for the Cretan goat, otherwise called which is found mainly in the Gorge of Samaria. The archaeological excavations, which have brouth to light many a wall paintings of the , testify to the view that this animal was worshiped on the island during antiquity. Its rareness is one of the reasons that led to the Gorge of Samaria becoming a national park. However, have been spotted in the nearby islands of Dia, Theodoros and Aghioi Pantes.

From the Cretan countryside, there could not been absent animals less rare, which are found in many parts of Greece. Among them, the rabbit, the wild cat or fourogatos and a unique kind of mouse. Among the birds, in the Cretan mountains we distinguish the golden eagle and the eagle Gyps Fulvous, while there are many kinds of traveling birds which make a stop on the island as they travel to the south.
 
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Opportunitiy for investors - Crete village for sale
Opportunitiy for investors - Crete village for sale
Reference No : #Cretan Spirit
Category : EXCLUSIVE PROPERTIES
Location : Greece >> Crete

 
At the outskirt of an old traditional village a new project of 40 properties was designed fitting to the environment and offering the owners the taste of the "Cretan Spirit", keeping the tradition and fulfilling modern needs... 
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Hotel for sale in Greece
Hotel for sale in Greece
Reference No : #32-103
Price (Euros) : 32000000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Hotel for sale in Greece, panoramically built 4**** Hotel complex for sale with in total 180 beds, swimming pool and additional building perspective for 15 additional rooms, reception area and basement,(1.600
mē) situated in one of the most luxury, famous and distinguished destinations on Mediterranean...
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Sea Front Development Land for Sale in Crete
Sea Front Development Land for Sale in Crete
Reference No : #33-122
Price (Euros) : 50000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Land for sale in Crete; 609.000 plot for commercial purpose with breath-taking ocean views, beautiful mountain views, various densities of land and immesurable possibilities. The plot is for the development of hotel / resort facilities...
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Sea Front Development Land for Sale in Crete
Sea Front Development Land for Sale in Crete
Reference No : #33-122
Price (Euros) : 50000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Land for sale in Crete; 609.000 plot for commercial purpose with breath-taking ocean views, beautiful mountain views, various densities of land and immesurable possibilities. The plot is for the development of hotel / resort facilities...
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Crete Sea Resort - Development Land for sale
Crete Sea Resort - Development Land for sale
Reference No : #03-1194
Price (Euros) : 850000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Land for sale within walking distance to the beach and all kind of facilities which holiday makers are looking for. This olive grove is an ideal development property for the creation of luxury rental accommodations or for luxury residences for the exclusive client...
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Crete Sea Resort - Development Land for sale
Crete Sea Resort - Development Land for sale
Reference No : #03-1194
Price (Euros) : 850000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Land for sale within walking distance to the beach and all kind of facilities which holiday makers are looking for. This olive grove is an ideal development property for the creation of luxury rental accommodations or for luxury residences for the exclusive client...
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Sea Front Development Land - Invest in Greece
Sea Front Development Land - Invest in Greece
Reference No : #03-1211
Price (Euros) : 2000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


25.000mē sea front land for sale, with amazing unobstructed views of the peninsula Akrotiri, the Bay of Souda and the Cretan Sea...

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Sea Front Development Land - Invest in Greece
Sea Front Development Land - Invest in Greece
Reference No : #03-1211
Price (Euros) : 2000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


25.000mē sea front land for sale, with amazing unobstructed views of the peninsula Akrotiri, the Bay of Souda and the Cretan Sea...

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