The island of Crete (also seen as Kreta or Kriti) is the most versatile and exciting destination in Greece. The natural beauty and exquisite archaeological sites attract visitors from around the world. The genuine hospitality, the pristine beach with crystal clear waters and the scrumptious and healthy cuisine offers visitors unique experiences.

The city of Chania is the capital of the Prefecture of Chania. Archeological findings state that the city was built over the ruins of the ancient city of Kydonia and indeed, Chania is a place where different civilizations have flourished throughout the centuries. The old town was built around the Venetian port and evidence can be seen from each of these civilizations. It's maze-like alleys with its beautiful Venetian mansions, fountains and elaborate churches offer visitors a plethora of routes to discover.


Visit these links if you want more information on the island of Crete and the city of Chania:


- Chania Prefecture Tourism

- Municipality of Chania

- Crete Tourism

- Greek National Tourism Organization

- Lonely Planet's guide to Crete