• Chania Prefecture

    Chania is a province located at the west area of Crete and is named after the capital city of Chania, which has about 60,000 residents out of 110,000 residents in the whole province. This is a province with an extensive history, conquered many times by various kingdoms. Chania, also known as "The Venice of the East" is the second largest city in Crete. The old city is surrounded with a Byzantine wall, a Venetian wall and the beach. The city has managed to maintain its original and historic character, despite the constant increase in the tourism industry. One of the most special quarters of the city is its unique Venetian Quarter - a maze of streets full of ambiance, spilling into the spectacular harbor which is a focal point for the general population and tourists in particular.

    The province of Chania has outstanding high mountains, valleys and clear and beautiful beaches. Samaria Gorge creek is a spectacular creek, the longest in Europe, and is one of the main attractions of Crete. In addition, the district has many historical sites including the synagogue 'Etz-Hachayim' (tree of life) which is considered to be the last remnant of the Jews of Crete. Chania province also has a rich cultural life. Festivals, shows and concerts take place here throughout the year. Chania has an international airport with flights all year round and plenty of charter flights from all over Europe. Despite being a tourist attraction, the province of Chania is a veritable paradise for lovers of peace and quiet away from all the commotion.

  • Chania Prefecture

    Chania is a province located at the west area of Crete and is named after the capital city of Chania, which has about 60,000 residents out of 110,000 residents in the whole province. This is a province with an extensive history, conquered many times by various kingdoms. Chania, also known as "The Venice of the East" is the second largest city in Crete. The old city is surrounded with a Byzantine wall, a Venetian wall and the beach. The city has managed to maintain its original and historic character, despite the constant increase in the tourism industry. One of the most special quarters of the city is its unique Venetian Quarter - a maze of streets full of ambiance, spilling into the spectacular harbor which is a focal point for the general population and tourists in particular.

    The province of Chania has outstanding high mountains, valleys and clear and beautiful beaches. Samaria Gorge creek is a spectacular creek, the longest in Europe, and is one of the main attractions of Crete. In addition, the district has many historical sites including the synagogue 'Etz-Hachayim' (tree of life) which is considered to be the last remnant of the Jews of Crete. Chania province also has a rich cultural life. Festivals, shows and concerts take place here throughout the year. Chania has an international airport with flights all year round and plenty of charter flights from all over Europe. Despite being a tourist attraction, the province of Chania is a veritable paradise for lovers of peace and quiet away from all the commotion.

  • Chania Prefecture

    Chania is a province located at the west area of Crete and is named after the capital city of Chania, which has about 60,000 residents out of 110,000 residents in the whole province. This is a province with an extensive history, conquered many times by various kingdoms. Chania, also known as "The Venice of the East" is the second largest city in Crete. The old city is surrounded with a Byzantine wall, a Venetian wall and the beach. The city has managed to maintain its original and historic character, despite the constant increase in the tourism industry. One of the most special quarters of the city is its unique Venetian Quarter - a maze of streets full of ambiance, spilling into the spectacular harbor which is a focal point for the general population and tourists in particular.

    The province of Chania has outstanding high mountains, valleys and clear and beautiful beaches. Samaria Gorge creek is a spectacular creek, the longest in Europe, and is one of the main attractions of Crete. In addition, the district has many historical sites including the synagogue 'Etz-Hachayim' (tree of life) which is considered to be the last remnant of the Jews of Crete. Chania province also has a rich cultural life. Festivals, shows and concerts take place here throughout the year. Chania has an international airport with flights all year round and plenty of charter flights from all over Europe. Despite being a tourist attraction, the province of Chania is a veritable paradise for lovers of peace and quiet away from all the commotion.