Chania Province

is a riot of colour in a historic harbour

Welcome to Chania 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 Chania, 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, Chania and the west is definitely the place.

Places

Chania
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 Chania Province

Activities

Frangocastello Fortress

  • Hania Province
  • Crete Spot
  • Activities
Souda port of Chania
Ports & Harbours

Souda port of Chania

  • Hania Province
  • Crete Spot
  • Ports & Harbours

Chania Province Activities

Amazing hotels and hostels

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