Welcome to Chania, the most popular destination in Crete....

Welcome to Chania, the second in population city of Crete, capital city of Chania that covers the western department of Crete.


The wandering in the streets of Ancient City (Palia Poli) with the impressive venetian buildings, the fountains and the temples is just a trip into time.Trademark of the region is the graphic venetian lighthouse that you see when you get into the venetian haven, historic sample of another age. Opposite the lighthouse there is the venetian castle of Firkas, which was built in 1450 and the Museum of the Greek Navy. On the other side of the haven we can observe Gennitsaros mosque, remnant of the Turkish period. Important sightseeings of the region are also the venetian district Topana and Splantzia with the famous churches of Saint Rokkos (17th century), Saint Nicolas, Saint Anargiroi and the historical suburb of Chalepa where were the houses of Eleftherios Venizelos and Prince George. Known meeting point is the historical Municipal Market. If you are interested of history and tradition, famous museums such as the Archaeological, the Historical and the Museum of the Greek Navy let you know about the island’s history.At Chania’s beaches crystal water and thin white sand attracts the tourists: Chrissi Akti, Saint Marina, Saint Apostoloi, Maleme, Kalathas, Stavros, Platanias, Kolibari, Falasarna, Saint Roumeli, Sougia, Ammoudi, Finikas, Votsala, Elafonisi, Loutro, Sailt Paul, Pachia Ammos, Fragkokastelo and Gavdos.


Welcome to Chania, the most popular destination in Crete.

After you see and admire the old town, the Municipal Market, the picturesque Venetian lighthouse at the entrance to the Venetian harbor, do not miss:

Natural cosmetics, organic cosmetics for natural health & beauty, Elotia, Olive Mystery, in selected stores.

For your staying, outside the city center, located in Stalos village, overlooking the sea and only 200 metres from the beach, you can find Top Hotel .

Traditional Cretan products, Organic farm premium products, awarded olive oil and honey, wines from cretan varieties, selected handmade ceramics and luminaries, olivewood handicrafts - selected clothes and sandals can be found in store Kritamon, at 38-40, Kondilaki street.

Quality jewellery and watches in store Stavros & Mary, the perfect companion for various moments and occasions in your life, 2, Halidon street & 1, Zampeliou street, Old harbour .

Women’s Fashion in store, Top Shop Fashion, 12, Apokoronou street.

Gold and silver handmade jewelleries, handmade silver icons and watches can be found in store Dimitris A. Garofalakis, at 16, Hatzimihali Giannari street.

Sunglasses, eyeglasses, contact lenses can be found in optical center Optonet Chatziathanasiou, at 4 – 8, Peridou street or in amazing village Paleochora .

Villas and houses for high demand customers as well as for sales, purchases and rentals, Europa Real Estate Crete, at 68, Daskalogianni street.

Nails spa and Hair treatment in Greg, at 34A, Eleftheriou Venizelou street for your manicure, pedicure, shellac, waxing.

Leather bags, accessories and travel luggage you can find in store Kemerlis, at 47b, Andrea Papandreou street.

Sunglasses, reading glasses, contact lenses in store Patsouraki Optically, at 30, 1866 sqr.

Quality Greek silk creations by Bourouliti, Silk Cocoon creations, at 47, Chrysanthou Episkopou street, Old Town .

Handmade jewelry in gold and silver and religious objects, yo can find in store Mihalis Pnevmatikakis, at 28, Karaiskaki street.

Accessories, gifts, mobile phones cases, headphones, shoes, etc. can be found in store Cas Bar, at 12, Halidon street.

Jewellery workshop, K.AND., at 4, K. Sarpaki street.

Gerochristo jewelry and more amazing options, can be found in store Midas, at Zampeliou street & Kondilaki corner, Old Harbor .

Gold & silver, watches, diamonds and jewelleries in store, Irtakina, at 71-73, Skridlof with 20% discount.

Cretan nutrition products, natural & bio products, olive wood, handmade soaps, wines, raki, can be found in store Meli, at 45, Kondilaki street, since 2000.

The House of Perfume, at 22, Mylonogianni street , perfumes, fragrances & cosmetics, or in our e-shop:

Herbs, spices, Cretan traditional products, gifts, cosmetics, super foods, Klio Herbs, at 25-27, Public market of Chania .

Cream of Hippocrates, the first natural creams made by the ancient Greek physician for face and body, can be found only in ours stores

Filo+Sofia, at 21, Dorotheou Episkopou street and in store

ESTIA, at 35, Potie street.

Handmade pottery and souvenirs can be found in store Erectheion, at 42, Theotokopoulou street.

The original greek souvlaki is served in Ladi & Rigani, at 21, Apokoronou & Plastira street with high quality fresh meat. Free delivery.

Traditional dishes and cretan cuisine in an atmospheric environment, you can visit Ela Tavern, at 47, Kondilaki street Old town.

Discover our cuisine in the heart of the city, Secret flavors, 24, Koraka street Open all day, everyday.

Cretan cuisine with live music and amazing view in lighthouse in Restaurant Faka, at 15, Arkoleontos street, Old Arsenali .

Diving excursions, boat trips, snorkeling tour you can visit Omega Divers, at Almyrida Village. Join us for the best dive in Crete.

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