Crete is the largest island belonging to Greece. The island is located in the Mediterranean Sea approximately 110 kilometers away from the shores of Europe, 175 kilometers away from Asia and 300 kilometers away from the northern coast of Africa. Crete is washed by Crete, Ionian, Aegean, and Libyan Seas. The capital of Crete is Iraklion.
Crete is an economic and cultural center of Greece with well-developed tourist infrastructure. This is one of the most popular European resorts with warm sea, subtropical climate, modern resorts, and numerous entertainments. Here you will find countless cafes and restaurants that serve national dishes, and entertain visitors by live music and dancing the traditional sirtaki dance. Artists always teach visitors to dance it, and the performance is usually finished by crushing inexpensive plates over the floor.
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