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Largest of all the Greek islands, Crete is surrounded by swathes of beach-blanketed coastline as it peers out across the Mediterranean. With the Aegean and the smaller Greek Islands to the north, Cyprus to the east and less than 300km from the coast of Northern Africa, the island is at a junction between Europe, Africa and Asia.
When to visit
If you're planning a holiday in Crete, our top picks for the best time to travel would be andugust
Largest of the Greek Islands, Crete boats a blend of Mediterranean cultures that can be seen in it's food, architecture and people. A favourite holiday destination for its long summer season
Things to do in Crete
Weather in Crete
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Crete