Spring in Crete

Spring in Crete culminates in April and May. It is the best season if you want to experience Crete's rich nature. The beaches are empty, the snow on the mountains gleem in the Cretan sun and wildflowers are mushrooming everywhere.

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Cretan flora is one of the most lush and species-rich in Europe. There are whole meadows full of wild orchids, carpets of blooming sourclover, hyacinths and daisies under the olive and orange trees and flowering mimosa along the roads.

The Greek Easter is the biggest festival of the year . The 40-day fast between Carnival and Easter ends at midnight on Easter Eve and families gather from near and far to have roast lamb.

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