Hania Province

is a riot of colour in a historic harbour

Welcome to Hania Province

The west of Crete stands apart in so many ways. A land of giant mountains, grandiose legends and memorials to great battles past, it is presided over by the romantic port city of Hania, once Venice’s jewel of a capital and now filled with arty hotels, interesting shops and some of Greece’s best eateries. The region also boasts the grandest gorge in Europe, west coast beaches that are among the most beautiful in the world, Europe’s southernmost possession (tranquil Gavdos, a remote island nearer to Africa than Greece), and mountain villages hardly affected by modernity. The steep mountains that ripple across the west and into the southern sea guarantee that the region generally remains untouched by the excesses of tourism. From the olive oil to mustachioed elders, if you want to see beautiful and traditional Crete, Hania and the west is definitely the place.

Places

Hania
Southwest Coast & Sfakia
Northwest Coast
Paleohora
East of Hania
Kissamos
Hora Sfakion
Sougia
Akrotiri Peninsula
Gavdos Island
Lefka Ori & Samaria Gorge
Innahorion Villages
Georgioupoli
Samaria Gorge
Frangokastello
Almyrida
Loutro
Falasarna
Kolymbari
Elafonisi
Theriso
Lake Kournas
Gramvousa Peninsula
Anopoli
Anydri
Rodopou Peninsula
Imbros Gorge
Gavalohori
Azogires
Aradena Gorge
Hrysoskalitissas
Around Hora Sfakion

Top Sights in Hania Province

Museums

Kissamos Archaeological Museum

  • Hania Province
  • Crete Spot
  • Museums
Giali Tzamisi
Art Gallery

Giali Tzamisi

  • Hania Province
  • Crete Spot
  • Art Gallery

Hania Province Activities

Amazing hotels and hostels

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