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Crete/Chania (Island)

Chania Cave

Chania Cave


Welcome to Chania!

The city of Chania or Hania (stress on the last syllable), identified with the ancient city of Kydonia, is the capital city of the Prefecture of Chania. Chania Prefecture, Crete’s westernmost district, is occupied by the “Lefka Ore” (White Mountains), a mountain complex with very interesting formations like the Samaria Gorge.

Very famous for its ecological importance, including the wild long-horned Cretan goat called the kri kri, the Samaria Gorge attracts thousands of visitors every year. Undaunted by the long trip to the top of the gorge (about 42 kilometers/ 26 miles from Chania), and thrilled with the 18-kilometer / 11 mile descent and trek through the gorge itself, those who appreciate nature walks will not be disappointed with the dramatic scenery. It is truly one of the greatest natural ecological sites of Europe.

On the northern coast is the Port of Souda, the largest natural port of Crete.




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Santa Marina Plaza

The Santa Marina Plaza is situated at the lovely beach of St. Marina, a long stretch of golden sand, lined with trees, and just 8 kilometers from the city of Chania.

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Category: 4-Star Hotels
Location: Crete (Island Complex) | Crete/Chania (Island) | Chania City
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Kouros Chania Villas

Two independent villas, with all modern amenities and facilities, which can accommodate up to six persons, plus two additional on sleep sofas in the living room.

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Category: Villas
Location: Crete (Island Complex) | Crete/Chania (Island) | Platanias
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Crete/Chania: Cities and Towns


Agia Marina, Apokoronas, Chania City, Falassarna, Georgioupolis, Gerani Village, Kissamos Village, Kolimpari Village, Platanias, Sfakia Region, Ztavros Akrotiri Chania

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Chania Elafonissos Beach

Chania Elafonissos Beach
Chania Elafonissos

Chania Elafonissos
Chania Elafonissos Immense Beach

Chania Elafonissos Immense Beach
Chania Stylish Horse

Chania Stylish Horse
Chania Frangocastello

Chania Frangocastello
Chania Loutro Village

Chania Loutro Village
Chania Samaria Gorge

Chania Samaria Gorge
Chania Samaria Gorge Exit to the Sea, at Aghia Roumeli Beach

Chania Samaria Gorge Exit to the Sea, at Aghia Roumeli Beach
Chania Samaria Gorge Path

Chania Samaria Gorge Path
Chania Harbor

Chania Harbor
Chania Lighthouse at the Old Harbor

Chania Lighthouse at the Old Harbor
Falasarna Beach

Falasarna Beach
Falasarna Beach

Falasarna Beach
Falasarna Beach

Falasarna Beach
Falaserna Beach

Falaserna Beach
Falasarna Beach

Falasarna Beach
Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach
Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach