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Holidays in Chania Town

Chania holidays in Town

You find Chania Town on the North West Coast of Crete about 150 Kms from Heraklion. Chania has an airport on the Akrotiri Peninsula, “Daskalogiannis” airport. The town is very popular with visiting tourist. Especially the old town and the harbour area are bustling with people looking around, enjoying meals in the tavernas and shopping for designer object’s, jewellery, cloths and antiquities. Definitely worth a visit for your holidays and vacation

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Chania is situated on the northwest coast area of Crete with wonderful sandy beaches and surrounded by beautiful untouched nature. In the distance behind the city are the towering white mountains “Lefka Ori”. Here is a true hikers paradise with splendid mountains and beautiful gorges to stroll through, acres and acres of olive and orange groves.
The city of Chania is full of architecture from the sieges of the Venetians and the Turks. The heart of the city is the bustling Venetian harbour dating from 1537. Here people meet at cafés and tavernas.

The narrow streets behind the harbour offer a unique experience with the beautiful portals and balconies, you can explore these narrow back street for hours and hours and still feel the need to keep meandering along. The market place is at the crossroads of the old and the new city and has everything to offer – food, fish, meat, vegetables, spices, cheese stalls, souvenirs and one or two traditional tavernas with daily cooked Cretan specialties.