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Deep gorges, sandy coastlines, historic cities, unexplored hinterland and a proud people who honor the traditions of their island and the hospitality defined by its patron, Xenios Zeus. From the snow-capped peaks of Psiloritis, Lassithi and White mountains to the blue-green lagoon of Balos, the palm forest of Preveli, the caves of Matala and the deceptive sandy shores of Chrysi under the bright Cretan sun and the bright Cretan sun her visitor with unique images in all 4 seasons of the year promising … authentic hospitality.
Crete is set to become home to a new international airport, which will be Greece’s second-largest airport, after Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis laid the foundation stone at Kastelli. “This airport will be the best in the country. End of story. The most modern, the most environmentally friendly, one that will incorporate the latest technologies,” Mitsotakis said during a special ceremony.The Kastelli Airport, set to replace the current Nikos Kazantzakis airport in Heraklion and is expected to become Greece’s second-biggest, handling more than eight million passengers per year.
The gastronomy of Crete is one of the most important reasons to visit it. The Cretan diet, “synonymous” with longevity, offers many flavors and aromas that fascinate all the senses. Endemic wild grasses and aromatic herbs, excellent quality dairy products, fruits and vegetables, honey flavored with the herbs of the Cretan land, its snails, xerotigana, kalitsounia and the famous wedding pilaf make up the delicious map of Crete you always taste them accompanied by the pure smiles and the authentic hospitality of its inhabitants.