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With 320 days of sunshine per year, this village is where all of Europe wants to settle

“With 320 days of sunshine per year, this village is the one where all of Europe wants to settle”

In this European village you will almost never need to heat yourself and you will constantly be walking around in shorts.

The hottest village in Europe is a Greek village that enjoys 320 days of sunshine per year and where there is plenty of sunshine. everyone wants to settle down. It is a coastal village in Crete, more precisely in the district of Lasithi, which attracts tourists throughout Year: Mirtos, near the town of Ierapetra. Furthermore, this village is also nicknamed the "Smurfs' village" Greek because the houses are built of clay and straw.

Every day, accommodation owners receive thousands of calls from Europeans who wish to spend the winter ; Mirtos. These calls concern either European retirees or mainly young people who work abroad. distance. The reason ? The incredible climate. Mirtos is the hottest place in Europe, with around 320 days of sunshine per year. À Mirtos, during the winter you will almost never need to heat yourself and your wardrobe will be constantly spring-like: most days you will wear short sleeves and when the weather is really cold, you will put on a small vest in the evening.

Mirtos is also one of the most sheltered places in Crete due to its location. When the wind blows everywhere, the village remains calm. In addition, the village is renowned for its reputation. to be welcoming, clean and well maintained. Although it attracts visitors, it has retained its charm. a peaceful and traditional atmosphere, with its whitewashed houses à lime and its winding streets. Its magnificent beach, with its pebbles and fine sand, is bordered by crystal clear waters, making every moment spent unforgettable. there idyllic.

The mild climate throughout the year makes the village even more attractive. Foodies will delight in the authentic Cretan cuisine served in local taverns. Additionally, Mirtos is an excellent starting point for exploring places of interest in Crete, such as the Sarakina Gorge. Finally, the village is the scene of various cultural events, allowing visitors to fully immerse themselves in local life and traditions.< /p>

From France, to reach Mirtos near Ierapetra in Crete, it is recommended to take to take a flight à destination of Heraklion or Chania, which are the main airports of the island. Once you arrive In Crete, you can rent a car or take a bus to Ierapetra. Once à Ierapetra, Mirtos is easily accessible, being within easy reach of Ierapetra. a short distance south, either by car or local bus. By car the distance is approximately 100km and the journey usually takes between 1.5 and 2 hours. If you opt for public transport, it might take a little longer, especially if you have to wait or change buses à Ierapetra.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116