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Hello March - Spring Is Almost Here

Hello March!

Spring is almost here!

Maybe March is still a cold month in lovely Crete but the weather is getting better and better with more than 20 days with over 3 hours sun per day.

The sea is just starting to warm up slowly but still is cold at 16°C.

But why you should come to Crete in March?

Crete is far less crowded in March.

There is also an abundance of flora and fauna at this time. Many visitors such as keen walkers, artists, photographers, wild orchid lovers and...

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One Of The Most Beautiful Winter Flowers Of Crete, Narcissus Tazetta

One of the most beautiful winter flowers of Crete, Narcissus tazetta, or paperwhite narcissus, is found all over the island from November through to February.

Often forming large drifts, the strong scent of this lovely narcissus can be carried on the breeze.

Unfortunately, the attractive blooms, with their sweet aroma, makes this bulb an ideal cut flower for brightening winter homes and huge bunches of picked blossoms can be seen in weekly markets.

The name of Narcissus tazzeta...