Austrians Praise Crete
by Nikoleta Kalmouki, eu.greekreporter.com, 14 July 2014

Kronen Zeitung, Austriaís largest newspaper, hosts a tribute to the Greek island of Crete.

The article notes that Crete, the southernmost island of Greece, charms visitors with its natural beauty, the gorgeous beaches, the wild and romantic gorges and steep mountains. However, visitors in Crete can also enjoy luxurious holidays.

The author of the article describes the experiences that the visitors will have in the Greek island, the African wind in the southern coasts of the island, the famous gorges, the picturesque plateaus and the abandoned villages whose inhabitants sought a better life in the mainland.

The article notes that Crete is an extremely beautiful place inhabited by the most hospitable, the most happy and most proud people one can imagine, an island where everyone wants to return to.

The article refers to the northern part of the island which has many places to visit and explore such as the towns of Rethymnon and Aghios Nikolaos that have retained their traditional character despite the mass arrival of tourists, the archaeological sites of Knossos and Phaistos and impressive monasteries.

Finally, the article praises the well-known Agreco farm with its organic products and the islandís hotels that offer luxurious accommodation.