Chania Prefecture, Crete, Greece

Built on the ruins of ancient Cydonia, city of Chania on th eIsland of Crete  is one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities in Crete. The old Venetian harbor, the lighthouse and the picturesque streets of the old town will charm you. In the county you will find many of the most beautiful gorges in Greece, as the famous gorge of Samaria, many archaeological sites, caves and of course countless pristine beaches.

Near the town are the beaches of Nea Chora, Loutraki, Kalatha, Marathi, Stavrou, Agioi Apostoloi and Agia Marina.

Located near Elafonisi you will find the Cedar forest, a coastal forest of unique beauty.
Visit the village Sfinari in Kissamos, Giorgioupoli which is located in a green area, idyllic Paleochora which is built on a peninsula and between the two there are beautiful bays.
You will also find amazing beaches in ancient Falassarna, Frangokastelo, and of course in Sfakia.

Cities in the Chania perfecture are:
  • Chania
  • Agioi Apostoloi
  • Nea Kidonia
  • Agia Marina
  • Akrotiri
  • Stavros
  • Vamos
  • Kalamaki
  • Gerani
  • Georgioupoli
  • Daratsos
  • Kavros
  • Kalives
  • Almirida
  • Kissamos
  • Kolimpari
  • Maleme
  • Nea Chora
  • Palaiochora
  • Platanias
  • Kato Stalos
  • Fragkokastello

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