Mesochori

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Mesochori

In this webcam you can see the small village of Mesochori, located in the Greek community of Arhane-Asterousia in the south of Crete by the Libyan Sea.

Crete

Crete, where the live stream comes from, is the largest island in Greece, the birthplace of Zeus and a popular tourist destination in the Mediterranean. One of the most ancient civilizations, the Minoan, appeared on its territory.

Crete is divided into four regions: Heraklio, Lassithi, Rethymno and Chania.

The island where the online camera is located is rich in beautiful beaches. The most popular of them are: Elafonisi with magnificent pink sand and azure sea, Balos harbor and Vai with a date grove.

Diving schools and clubs are scattered along the coast of Crete. One of the most popular diving spots is the north coast of the island, where the water is warmer and the seascapes are brighter. Diving sites for professional divers are around Gouves and Hersonissos. Near Paromno there is an anchor graveyard. Skinaria has impressive sea canyons. For extreme lovers, diving to the underwater volcano off the island of Santorini is suitable. It is interesting to observe cuttlefish and giant sea turtles, octopuses and colored fish near Plakias village. Near Chania, divers prefer the Elephant Cave with its amazing stalactites.

The most popular diving schools in the north of Crete: Paradise Diving Center, Atlantis, Blue Dolphin. Evergreen operates in the south.

The visiting card of Crete in this webcam is the Palace of Knossos, erected under King Minos during the heyday of the Minoan civilization. According to the legend, it was here that the famous Minotaur Labyrinth was located.

Among the religious attractions of Crete, the Arkadi Monastery stands out. It is located on the slope of Mount Ida, 25 km from Rethymno. Currently, this shrine is a symbol of fearlessness and independence of the Greeks.

Falasarna city, founded in the 8th century BC – a real antique monument of Crete.

An interesting sight of the Byzantine rule is the Frangokastello fortress, 85 km from the city of Chania. It was erected in the 14th century to protect against the invasion of pirates.

On the eastern side of the island in live camera there is Mount Dikti in the cave of which, according to legend, was born Zeus.

One of the largest museums in Greece, the Archaeological Museum, is located in the center of Heraklion. A short distance from the city is the House-Museum of the artist El Greco.

Among the natural attractions deserve attention – the Gorge of Samaria (the largest in Europe) and Lake Voulismeni.

 

Climate

Crete is dominated by a mild subtropical climate. The swimming season starts from mid-April and lasts until mid-November. Weather forecast on Crete for 7 days is available on our website online.

Watch another scenic Baltic Live Cam live stream from Crete – Analipsi beach, and webcam from Greece – Panorama of Thasos Island.

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