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1st 2 weeks of April 2016 - Crete or Sicily?

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We got back Monday from our most recent trip... so of course, I'm already wanting to plan the next! ;-)

WHO: DH and I and our two sons (age 5 and 3 by then)
WHEN: 1st two weeks of April 2016 - probably about 16 nights on the ground total.
WHERE:
We are torn between Sicily and Crete. We've been to Italy 11 times, to Greece 4 times. We've not visited either of these islands. Since we are pretty limited to early April next year, we figured it might be a good year to do one of them. I've had four years of Greek but am very rusty. I speak broken tourist Italian (but have never even heard the Sicilian dialect to my knowledge).

WE LOVE IN A VACATION: ancient sights (understatement of the century, we'll happily hunt down the most obscure ones we can find!) and museums, churches and accompanying art, simple but good food, gardens/playgrounds/parks/beaches/pools - any combo of these will keep the kiddos happy (we try to see one sight for the grown-ups daily in the morning and do something fun for the kids in the afternoon).

DRIVING: DH has driven all over the Peloponnese and much of Italy (but only Rome and north).

DISLIKES: In general, we are pretty flexible. Two young kiddos require that. If the water is too cold for swimming, we will find a park to run around in and invent our own games. The main disappointment we would like to avoid is sights that are unexpectedly closed or only open for a very short period of time daily. Getting lost or accidentally ordering the wrong thing doesn't phase us. Not being able to see a sight we've been reading up on for ten months does. Also, I suppose the weather is always unpredictable and especially so in spring, but it'd be awfully nice not to have so much rain that we can't let the kiddos outside to burn off energy.

So... in early April, given our group and likes/dislikes, would you recommend Crete or Sicily?

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