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Weather in Crete. Actual conditions and forecast

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Map of Crete temperature forecast

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Rain forecast for Crete area

1. Using the control panel above this map, you can check the rain forecast for Crete for any period within next 10 days.
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Climate in Greece and weather forecast - best seasons for visit

By the middle of July, the water temperature is already reaching a 23-25C. The average air temperature is 29C. The nights are still pretty cool, about 18C. The air temperature in July and August very often exceeds 30C, even in the morning. During the day, it reaches 41-42C. That’s time for a siesta until the evening. At the beginning of September, the air temperature becomes more comfortable; on average, it does not exceed 33C. Cyclones start from the Azores archipelago. In October, the sky becomes gloomy and cloudy; the sea water cools down to 19C. The day temperature is 24C. Night are already much colder, about 14 degrees Celsius. In November, it rains almost every day; the temperature drops to 12C. … Open

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Crete guide chapters

Travel guide to Crete

Those who have always dreamt of walking through unique archaeological areas are invited to visit the ancient city of Gortina. Now nobody lives in this city. You can see only the ruins of old buildings that were erected in the era of ancient Greece. Once, this majestic and prosperous city was the capital of the island. It was completely ruined in 828 by Arab conquerors. Now the entire territory of the ancient city … Open

Crete for children - what to visit

A pleasant surprise awaits fans of water sports. In addition to the beautiful beaches in Crete, there are also excellent water parks. One of the best is considered to be Star Beach. It is located in Hersonissos and is ideal for families with children. The water park is located on the coast. For young children, it has a special shallow pool with fountains. For older children and adults, there are suitable slides and … Open

Best beaches

Among numerous beaches of the east coast Vai bay is the most sought-after. The incredibly beautiful palm forest comes close to this beach, so the coast is equally popular among fans of water activities and walkers. Another important feature of Vai bay is its white sand. Modern equipment would be an advantage for those staying on the beach. Travelers resting in the western part of the island should definitely pay … Open

Advices for travellers

5. Those, who hope to bring local wine from a trip, have to go directly to the winery. Next to each of them there would be a great wine shop, where visitors are offered to taste wine and buy their favorite variety. 6. The cost of a particular brand of wine depends on the duration of its ageing. Don’t be surprised with low cost of certain brands of drinks, as they would probably be young wines, … Open

Traditions and mentality of Crete

Life on Crete is very steady and easy. From the very first days tourists will be impressed with calm and harmonious feel. There is no usual urban rush here, but it may take some effort to adapt. It takes a while to get an ordered meal at the restaurant. Punctuality isn’t Cretan strong suit; citizens used to be late for meeting. On the other hand, locals are very considerate and reliable. If they promise … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Going on a trip to one of local wineries with children, don’t be surprised when they would be offered to taste specialty wines too. And if you warn the guide in advance and ask him not to offer children any wine, he'll wonder why they are punished so severely. Speaking of national dishes, first of all it is worth to mention their naturalness. All products used for meals undergo very gentle heat treatment; … Open

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