Chania Destinations

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Chania, Crete Top Travel Destinations

Find out about the beauty of the cretan prefecture of Chania or Hania. Steep mountains, wooded slopes, ravines and gorges, dense vegetation, running streams, picturesque coves and vast beaches will fascinate the visitor.

Agia Marina

Agia Marina Agia Marina is a small, fully organized resort on the northern coast, some 9 km from the city of Chania on the road to Kasteli.

Named after the church which is located on the small hill of the old village, Agia Marina is set within lush vegetation; endless olive and orange groves, ...

Agia Roumeli

Agia Roumeli is a small town in southwest Crete. A few km above the town is the end of the Samaria Gorge, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Crete.

Agia Roumeli has a large beach and a ferry slipway where the ferry to and from Chora Sfakion via Loutro arrives, mainly used by walkers ...

Gavdos

Gavdos is located 26 nautical miles south from Chora Sfakion, right in the middle of the Libyan Sea.

Belonging to the prefecture of Chania, it forms a community with surrounding islets and is part of the province of Selino.

It is of triangular shape, with an area of 27 km². Its terrain is plain and semi-rocky and ...

Georgioupoli

Georgioupoli or Georgioupolis (translates into Georgetown) is a village and resort in the region of Apokoronas, 43 km east of the city of Chania and 22 km west of the city of Rethymnon.

It was named after Prince George of Greece, the high commissioner of the island during the last years of the ...

Loutro

Loutro - Years ago still the paragon of solitude; Loutro with its handful of houses, some archaeological ruins, small hotels and tavernas has remained a picturesque spot in spite of the meanwhile overall reservation possibilities.

Attainable only by boat or hike, tourism has also come here, ...

Paleochora

Paleochora is a small town on the southwest coast of the Chania prefecture, some 77 km from the city of Chania, making it the southernmost tip of Greece and the south-easternmost geographical position of the European Community.

It is built on a small peninsula of 400 m width and 700 m length ...

Platanias

Platanias - The resort of Platanias has successfully retained its individual charme and hospitality whilst developing into a popular, cosmopolitan holiday destination with a wide range of hotals, rooms, tavernas, shops, bars and restaurants; a bustling centre full of activity and entertainment ...

Sfakia

Sfakia is a beautiful, traditional, mountainous area in the southwest part of Crete, in the Chania prefecture.

It is considered one of the few places in Greece to never have been fully occupied by foreign powers. There are many beaches in Sfakia which do not see the numbers of tourists ...

Chora Sfakion

Chora Sfakion (commonly called Sfakia) is a characteristic traditional village of about 300 inhabitants.

Shepherds can still be seen in local dress and you can hear strains of traditional rhyming couplets "mandinades" sung by village men. Sfakia offers a variety of facilities: rooms, cafes, restaurants, ...

Sougia

Sougia is a small village located by the Libyan sea, some 75 km south from the city of Chania.

Maybe the narrow winding road which links the village to the north of Crete puts off tour operators from offering package holidays there. The fact is that Sougia, despite its long beach and its beautiful sea, ...

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