The greek-tourism tourist guide informs you about the activities, diving centers, beach activities, the best beach bars in Chania, the sailing and excursions you can attend and ofcourse the nightlife activities of our favorite island,
in order to help you make a final decision on visitting and recommend the island to all your friends, endicing them to visit.
We made a choice of the best, on the basis of our criteria, and we took into account what the locals and our internet user members told us,
without forgetting our own view of those that seemed to stand out and are worthy visitting.
So we present you detailed information, such as photos, services, menu, specials, prices, categories, contact details, location and offers.
Chania General Information
Chania capital of the homonym prefecture is located to the western side of the island and it is built to the gorgeous ancient Kydonia, her name becomes from the King Kydona. Her today's name Chania was probable given during the period of Arabian domination of Crete..
A lot of remains and some archeological searches are proving that, to the place of Chania there was a huge built-up area from the neolistic century, which was developed in a big city named Kydonia.
The city splits up to the old city, with Venetian walls, the labyrinthine lanes, the Venetian small streets and the new city which was built the last years far away from the old city with good street layout new buildings squares, streets e.t.c.
The Venetian port and the castle is the view where the visitors first see when he or she arrives to Chania. Chania will compose the starting point to have knowledge of the whole prefecture.
The picturesque sea or the mountainous villages which live in their own way of life, the famous Samaria's ravine one of the most beautiful of Europe, the sheer Leyka Oroi the wonderful beaches of Libiko Pelagos, the virgin sea of Western Crete, the small islands, the dreamy shelters all together compound a landscape of wild nature, full of light and sea which for the fist time capture the visitor and detach the return's promise.