Chania is a magical destination in Crete and is a truly beautiful town that will take you beyond limits of time and the confines of a traditional Greek landscape.
The prefecture of Chania, which is the westernmost in Crete, is characterized by unique beauty.
With its unending sandy beaches, the deep ravines, its caves, the endemic plants and animals, the olive orange groves and a combination of wild scenery and sea, it can capture even the most difficult of visitors.
In the mountainous inland it preserves its villages unchanged in time, small churches and monasteries, towers and castles.
The entire region is particularly interesting from an archeological point of view, and simultaneously a paradise for mountaineers and other mountain sports.
Excavations in Chania and surrounding rural areas have revealed settlements from the prehistoric times and on.
The mild Mediterranean climate (temperatures in the winter are around 12C and in the summer around 30C), the unique Cretan diet, familiarization with traditions that in other areas of the world are being forgotten, and the unique hospitality of the locals, will win over any visitor to this blessed land.
Chania is an ideal destination for all ages, families as well as couples.
The city of Chania
You can wander in the traditional stone side streets on the city, which hold the history of countless years.
From the Paleolithic era to the Venetian period, to the Ottoman and finally to the period of the Cretan State, Chania is a uniquely historical Greek city that one must visit.
It is definitely worth visiting the Old Town of Chania that is one of the most beautiful cities on the entire Mediterranean.
In the heart of the Old Town you can visit traditional tavernas for cheap but high quality food.
Taverns with live music can be found, with entertainment and high quality food, at affordable prices.
Its restaurants can provide food for all dietary needs and restrictions.
They may be hidden in traditional side streets, or in plain sight by the harbor with a view of the famous light house.
There is a huge variety of flavors and delicacies that encompass many different civilizations that are capable of satisfying any gastronomic preference.
You can easily find economical places to stay that will satisfy your needs and provide the desired quality.
Even for families, the cost of spending a few unforgettable days in Chania is not particularly high.
One can find offers for families.
The issue of cost can be solved with a timely and appropriate research.
Pack your suitcases and prepare yourselves for a journey that will be unforgettable.
Colored by the most beautiful hues of a sunset in Chania.
The sweet saltiness of the sea intertwined with the history of centuries awakens the senses and provokes them at the same time.
The aura of the environment along with the beautiful buildings will pull you into a journey in time, without end…