Chania Crete Greece

Chania Crete: Travel guide, Holiday planner
February 24, 2017 – 03:45 pm
The Venetian Harbor Of Chania


Most luxurious hotels in Chania Crete are found in the coastal towns of Agia Marina, Georgioupolis, Kolymbari and Platanias, on the northern side of Crete. Large suites, villas and spa resorts are spread in those areas, as well as smaller apartments and rooms to rent. The towns of Paleochora and Frangokastello in the southern side of the region are more secluded, but have good accommodation options, mainly traditional apartments and rooms. For something more classy, the Old Town offers boutique hotels and charming guesthouses in restored Venetian buildings.

Things to see and do

The region of Chania Greece, or Hania, is located on the western side of Crete island, one of the most popular Greek islands. It has amazing places to visit, from secret villages and fabulous beaches to interesting sightseeing. The most famous town is Chania Town, with the characteristic Venetian, Turkish and traditional architecture. The most impressive beaches are Balos, Elafonissi and Falassarna, while there are innumerable other amazing beaches around the coastline, from organized resorts to totally secluded coves.

Chania holidays is a very interesting experience. A drive around the prefecture will also bring you to many interesting sights. Explore the Medieval Castles you will find on your way, trek the many paths along forests and gorges, visit the small local museums that depict the local history and even try a chat with the locals at the traditional restaurants. You will frequently see them sitting in the village square and enjoying a coffee under the shade of a huge tree. In this holiday, apart from relaxing on a beach resort, grab the chance to experience the famous Cretan tradition and the warm hospitality.

In this guide of Chania, you shall find all the necessary information to organize your vacations there. From Chania, visitors can also make day excursions to other regions of Crete, including Rethymnon and Heraklion. Via the port of Heraklion, tourists can also head to the Cycladic islands of Mykonos and Santorini.

Highlights in Chania

Discover in a glance the best things to see and do in Chania

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