SUN-SAILING' HOLIDAYS IN GREECE

Map of Crete / Creta / Kriti / Krhth / Kreta.



Satellite view of Greece:

Grèce Southern satellite view  Grèce Eastern satellite view  Grèce Northern satellite view

Crete is the island of Minoan Civilization with Cnossos capital

Crete is the biggest Greek island with high mountains situated in the East Mediterranean Sea

The History of Crete goes back to the 7th millennium BC, preceding the ancient Minoan civilization by more than four millennia. The Minoan civilization was the first civilization in Europe and the first, in Europe, to build a palace.

After the Minoan civilization was devastated by the Thera eruption, Crete developed an Ancient Greece-influenced organization of city states, then successively became part of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Venetian Republic, the Ottoman Empire, autonomous state, and the modern state of Greece.

The main cities of the island:

HERAKLION, RETHYMNO, CHANIA, AGIOS NICOLAOS, IERAPETRA, KASTELLI, PALAIOCHORA, SOUDA.

Other islets around Crete island:

GAVDOS, GAVDOPOULA, DIAS, KOUFONISSI, SOUDA PAXIMADIA, GAIDOURONISSI, AG.THEODORI, GRAMVOUSSA, ELAFONISSOS, SPINALOGA.

Discover the Greek Islands by a different way. Enjoy a sailing cruise and visit 4-5 Islands in comfort in a week. Organization of sailing trips from Athens to CYCLADES and SARONIC islands:   How to charter a yacht.  | Skippered 

Greek Islands are divided to 8 Groups. Google maps +Name list +Info:

This is 'Google Original map' with a large presentation window. You can choose 'Satellite' or 'Map view' by clicking on the small box near the bottom. If you select 'view larger map' you will leave our site.


Copyright © 2007-2018, All Rights Reserved