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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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Invest in Greece
Invest in Greece
Reference No : #23-113
Price (Euros) : 26000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Invest in Greece, a really unique property in a breathtaking setting of exceptional beauty, nearby crystal clear beaches and serene landscapes make this place ideal for the construction of holiday homes or a big exclusive five-star hotel resort.
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Invest on land in Greece
Invest on land in Greece
Reference No : #23-114
Price (Euros) : 8000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Invest on land in Greece, amazing 80.000mē declassified land parcel, nestled on a hillside in eastern Crete with 360 degree panoramic views of sea overlooking of the wilderness mountains and valleys below. Ideal for wine tourism, agricultural tourism/agritourism and horse-riding, this is a "once-in-a-lifetime" investment!
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Invest on land in Greece
Invest on land in Greece
Reference No : #23-114
Price (Euros) : 8000000€

Category : Invest on Land
Location : Greece >> Crete


Invest on land in Greece, amazing 80.000mē declassified land parcel, nestled on a hillside in eastern Crete with 360 degree panoramic views of sea overlooking of the wilderness mountains and valleys below. Ideal for wine tourism, agricultural tourism/agritourism and horse-riding, this is a "once-in-a-lifetime" investment!
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Luxury Crete Real Estate for sale
Luxury Crete Real Estate for sale
Reference No : #2v-306
Price (Euros) : 3500000€

Category : Houses / Villas >> Over 400.000 Euros
Location : Greece >> Crete




Luxury Crete Real Estate for sale, a truly outstanding Crete Property for sale. This Luxury fully furnished villa includes SPA and lounge dinner/restaurant, and is designed combining both modern and classic elements...
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Luxury Crete Real Estate for sale
Luxury Crete Real Estate for sale
Reference No : #2v-306
Price (Euros) : 3500000€

Category : Houses / Villas >> Over 400.000 Euros
Location : Greece >> Crete




Luxury Crete Real Estate for sale, a truly outstanding Crete Property for sale. This Luxury fully furnished villa includes SPA and lounge dinner/restaurant, and is designed combining both modern and classic elements...
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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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