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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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4 star Hotel for sale
4 star Hotel for sale
Reference No : #22-109
Price (Euros) : 2000000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete





4 star Hotel for sale, 2.800m2 located at the northern part of Crete, faced to the sandy beach for 60m, the area is known for its crystal clear sea and the wonderful beaches. Nearby you will find shops, taverns and restaurants all within walking distance...
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4 star Hotel for sale
4 star Hotel for sale
Reference No : #22-109
Price (Euros) : 2000000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete





4 star Hotel for sale, 2.800m2 located at the northern part of Crete, faced to the sandy beach for 60m, the area is known for its crystal clear sea and the wonderful beaches. Nearby you will find shops, taverns and restaurants all within walking distance...
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Beach Hotel for sale in Greece
Beach Hotel for sale in Greece
Reference No : #22-112
Price (Euros) : 6500000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Excellent 3 Star Hotel for sale, comprising of 80 guestrooms - 180 Beds, and with a frequently visited beach tavern - directly at the sandy beach for 50m, in the most touristic area of the amazing island of Crete...
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Beachfront hotel for sale in Crete
Beachfront hotel for sale in Crete
Reference No : #02-247
Price (Euros) : 1850000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Beachfront hotel for sale in Crete, Great opportunity to acquire a well-known hotel/business situated in a gorgeous location. Surrounded by 1700mē of land, offering wonderful views of the blue Cretan sea and fantastic sunsets, this established hotel is perfect for further development!
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Beachfront hotel for sale in Crete
Beachfront hotel for sale in Crete
Reference No : #02-247
Price (Euros) : 1850000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Beachfront hotel for sale in Crete, Great opportunity to acquire a well-known hotel/business situated in a gorgeous location. Surrounded by 1700mē of land, offering wonderful views of the blue Cretan sea and fantastic sunsets, this established hotel is perfect for further development!
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Buy rental villas Crete
Buy rental villas Crete
Reference No : #01-138
Price (Euros) : 6920000€

Category : Business
Location : Greece >> Crete




Buy rental villas Crete, within an amazing environment of outstanding natural beauty; the perfect place for those who like to relax in a seaside setting, eight (8) brand new ultra luxury villas have now come up, overlooking uninterruptedly the breathtaking crystal blue waters of the sea…
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Buy rental villas Crete
Buy rental villas Crete
Reference No : #01-138
Price (Euros) : 6920000€

Category : Business
Location : Greece >> Crete




Buy rental villas Crete, within an amazing environment of outstanding natural beauty; the perfect place for those who like to relax in a seaside setting, eight (8) brand new ultra luxury villas have now come up, overlooking uninterruptedly the breathtaking crystal blue waters of the sea…
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Cape for sale in Greece
Cape for sale in Greece
Reference No : #33-150
Price (Euros) : 3300000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


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Cape for sale in Greece, A unique 30.500mē land plot, undoubtedly presenting the best opportunity for any development project, set in one of the most sought-after destinations of Crete Island.

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