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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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For Sale Hotel in Greece
For Sale Hotel in Greece
Reference No : #02-226
Price (Euros) : 20000000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete





For sale a 4**** Seafront Resort, a modern and smart hotel architecture, with in total 301 beds on 146 rooms, fulfilling the highest of standards, and located directly on the beautiful beach with its crystal clear sea, at Crete's most famous tourist area...

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Greece Traditional Villas
Greece Traditional Villas
Reference No : #02-227
Price (Euros) : 1100000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete




Set in absolute tranquillity on a hillside, ensuring total privacy, and offering exceptional views of mountains, the Cretan Sea, and the surrounding villages for sale a Traditional 4**** (Cat A) Villa Estate, consisting of seven (7) villas, two (2) swimming pools, reception, bar and restaurant, operating whole-year-round...
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Greece Traditional Villas
Greece Traditional Villas
Reference No : #02-227
Price (Euros) : 1100000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete




Set in absolute tranquillity on a hillside, ensuring total privacy, and offering exceptional views of mountains, the Cretan Sea, and the surrounding villages for sale a Traditional 4**** (Cat A) Villa Estate, consisting of seven (7) villas, two (2) swimming pools, reception, bar and restaurant, operating whole-year-round...
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Greece Traditional Villas
Greece Traditional Villas
Reference No : #02-227
Price (Euros) : 1100000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete




Set in absolute tranquillity on a hillside, ensuring total privacy, and offering exceptional views of mountains, the Cretan Sea, and the surrounding villages for sale a Traditional 4**** (Cat A) Villa Estate, consisting of seven (7) villas, two (2) swimming pools, reception, bar and restaurant, operating whole-year-round...
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Greece Traditional Villas
Greece Traditional Villas
Reference No : #02-227
Price (Euros) : 1100000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete




Set in absolute tranquillity on a hillside, ensuring total privacy, and offering exceptional views of mountains, the Cretan Sea, and the surrounding villages for sale a Traditional 4**** (Cat A) Villa Estate, consisting of seven (7) villas, two (2) swimming pools, reception, bar and restaurant, operating whole-year-round...
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Hotel for sale
Hotel for sale
Reference No : #02-231
Price (Euros) : 5500000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Unique Hotel situated just 70m from the sandy beach at the western part of the cosmopolitan Chania city centre, for sale due to familiar reason and consisting of 50 holiday rentals...
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Hotel for sale
Hotel for sale
Reference No : #02-231
Price (Euros) : 5500000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Unique Hotel situated just 70m from the sandy beach at the western part of the cosmopolitan Chania city centre, for sale due to familiar reason and consisting of 50 holiday rentals...
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Hotel for sale, Greece
Hotel for sale, Greece
Reference No : #02-242
Price (Euros) : 34000000€

Category : Hotels
Location : Greece >> Crete


Hotel for sale, Greece; Personal. Discreet and welcoming. With attention to detail. Extended by genuinely keen staff. Directed, adjusted and tailored to guest needs. Of high standards, where you will be a guest, not a customer! A tremendous opportunity of purchasing an immaculate five-star hotel, moments away from the crystal blue sea…

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