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paharo45

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What is there to do in the off season? Im thinking of taking a trip in October but I'm not sure if it is going to be fun or not. I know that it will probably be too cold to swim, sadly
 

amazingcrete

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One of the most popular and enchanting tourist destinations for international travelers is Crete, the largest island in Greece. Crete is a various land filled with historical ruins, humming towns and breathtaking beaches. Many humans come right here for the sun, sea and sand but the pleasant activities in Crete consist of lots greater than the usual bundle vacation. I am pretty much sure, you will feel something I am unable to explain.
 
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tomipark

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One of the most popular and enchanting tourist destinations for international travelers is Crete, the largest island in Greece. Crete is a various land filled with historical ruins, humming towns and breathtaking beaches. Many humans come right here for the sun, sea and sand but the pleasant activities in Crete consist of lots greater than the usual bundle vacation. I am pretty much sure, you will feel something I am unable to explain.
What specifically can one do in the fall though? I know that most Greek islands are known for beach vacations in the summer
 
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amazingcrete

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What specifically can one do in the fall though? I know that most Greek islands are known for beach vacations in the summer
These all things are presumptions, You may take a chance and make a visit to Greece. And I am pretty much sure you will never forget these memories till the end of our life, like we did. You are not mentioning those problems here, but I am sure If you have a zeal to do it in the near future you will surely do it. Yes If you want any help then telling me, May I will suggest you something better.
 
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seleanor

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These all things are presumptions, You may take a chance and make a visit to Greece. And I am pretty much sure you will never forget these memories till the end of our life, like we did. You are not mentioning those problems here, but I am sure If you have a zeal to do it in the near future you will surely do it. Yes If you want any help then telling me, May I will suggest you something better.
There is plenty to do in the fall! Museums, restaurants, visiting villages, concerts etc.
 

Deborah

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Crete is fantastic in the Fall! Most tavernas will be open through October. The water is warm so people often swim right into November. With heat waves over, the skies will be clear blue. Many people hike the gorges and mountains during this time. Crete has exceptional beauty, history, and hospitality. With the tourist crowds diminishing, you’ll be warmly welcomed and I guarantee that you’ll make many new friends and memories to last a lifetime. There is so much to do, depending on your interests…..rent a car and explore the countryside, museums, boat trips……really it’s up to you!
 

Hash

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What specifically can one do in the fall though? I know that most Greek islands are known for beach vacations in the summer
Kalley Mera Kalllo Mina from Thailand...
Depending on how long you are there for....olive picking..... Grape picking..... linking up with some wine merchants and crushing grapes old traditional style..... visiting olive oil manufacturers....visiting handicrafts .... May be pottery and ceramic classes.... Cookery classes.!!!..
...October temperatures are never cold... who told you this??I have been many times,we swam in November December January also..... Driving around is a joy on its own.... visiting different parts of the island.... most Tavernas ate open and welcoming....!!👌 Question for you.... What specifically do you like doing or want to do in Creta?
 
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amazingcrete

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There is plenty to do in the fall! Museums, restaurants, visiting villages, concerts etc.
Yes, obliviously. There are lots of places to visit in Crete. No doubt surely a beautiful place to visit. If there are some surprise places to visit in Crete, please tell me. Thank you
 
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dubai_suzie

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Kalley Mera Kalllo Mina from Thailand...
Depending on how long you are there for....olive picking..... Grape picking..... linking up with some wine merchants and crushing grapes old traditional style..... visiting olive oil manufacturers....visiting handicrafts .... May be pottery and ceramic classes.... Cookery classes.!!!..
...October temperatures are never cold... who told you this??I have been many times,we swam in November December January also..... Driving around is a joy on its own.... visiting different parts of the island.... most Tavernas ate open and welcoming....!!👌 Question for you.... What specifically do you like doing or want to do in Creta?
I didn't know you could go olive/grape picking. Do you have to arrange with a farm to do this? Or are there public areas where you can go and roam around?
 

The Local Favour

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I didn't know you could go olive/grape picking. Do you have to arrange with a farm to do this? Or are there public areas where you can go and roam around?
You can visit the Litsarda Olive Farm or go talk with Stelios in Ntounias Taverna and Farm and I am sure they can let you help and then enjoy the fruits of your labour...literally!
 
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nadellii

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You can visit the Litsarda Olive Farm or go talk with Stelios in Ntounias Taverna and Farm and I am sure they can let you help and then enjoy the fruits of your labour...literally!
That sounds lovely, thanks for the advice. I would love to experience Crete through the locals like that
 

k_tsoukalas

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I have been to Crete six times, and four of these have been in October. Everything is open, you can do everything you would during the peak tourist season. The weather is delightful and is still beach weather. The only difference is that it isn't as crowded and busy as it would have been in July or August, the prices are a bit better, and it is isn't as scorching. I experienced clear skies and temperatures at about the mid 80s Fahrenheit.
 

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5. Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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