A seductive seaside town, Chania’s charm is too much to resist – succumb to its alluring Venetian harbor and inviting, pristine beaches.
Character, history and romance – Chania has it all
Approaching Chania by sea you might just think that you have landed on the banks of Venice; its old Venetian port tempting you to discover more. Step into a picture postcard Greek Island town complete with pastel-coloured waterfront buildings, dreamy harbor walks and old-world aura.
As Crete’s second largest town and former island capital, Chania boasts museums, churches and culture that easily satisfy a day’s sightseeing. Winding shopping streets, seaside restaurants and craft shops also make you slow down and settle into life at a relaxed Mediterranean pace.
Divided into two parts – old and new – Chania is reminiscent of Venice and Florence for its architecture, yet as you wander further along its narrow streets, you’ll sense and witness its deeply rooted Cretan traditions. And Chania’s charm doesn’t stop there: travel further along the western coast of Crete and discover some of the best, most beautiful natural beaches in the Greek Islands. (…)
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