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Paleochora

The seaside village of Paleochora is located at a distance of 74.5 km. southwest of Hania. With 2000 residents, this - after Ierapetra - is the biggest town in southern Crete. According to historians, this is the location of the ancient city of Kalamidi. During the last few years, Paleochora has turned into one of the busiest tourist destinations on the island, attracting great numbers of visitors during the summer months.

In the town you will find the Museum of History, worth visiting due to its many exhibits testifying to the glorious history of the area. Next to the resort, you will find the fortress Castel Selino, built by the Duke of Crete, Marino Gradonico in 1279-82, in order to protect the harbour from invations from the sea and the Duke's property and riches from the uprisings of the locals.

The fortress was later destroyed by the revolutionaries, in order to be refortified in 1334. As we see it today, it is the result of further conctrsuction after its destruction by the Pirate, Barnbarossa, in 1539. Starting out from Paleohora, you will have the chance to visit the caves of Zoures and haraks in the village of Azogires, which, it is believed was chosen by the 99 Fathers of our Church in order to lead their monastic lives. You will also have a chance to visit the small offshore isle of Gavdos.



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 Glaros Hotel
Glaros Hotel, Palaiochora
In the center of Palaiochora, in Crete, 165 ft from Votsala Beach, Glaros offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a balcony overlooking the gardens. Breakfast is served under a bougainvillea-covered trellis . more...
 Blue Horizon
Blue Horizon, Palaiochora
Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, Blue Horizon is located in Palaiochóra of Chania. The long sandy beach of Sougia is 21 mi from the property. Free private parking is available on site. more...
 Art Apartment
Art Apartment, Palaiochora
Located in Palaiochora, Art Apartment has accommodations with free WiFi. All units are equipped with a toaster, fridge, a coffee machine, a stovetop and electric tea pot. more...
 Paleochora Apartments
Paleochora Apartments, Palaiochora
Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, Paleochora Apartments is located in Palaiochóra. Chania Town is 27 mi away. All units have a flat-screen TV and include a terrace and balcony with sea view. more...
 Ostria Rooms
Ostria Rooms, Palaiochora
Located in Palaiochora, just 66 feet from the beach, Ostria Rooms offers studios with free Wi-Fi and views over the Libyan Sea. more...
 Soula Apartments & Studios
Soula Apartments & Studios, Palaiochora
Soula Apartments & Studios is located only 164 feet from the sea and 1640 feet from the main beach of Palaiochora. more...
 Anchris
Anchris, Palaiochora
Only 230 feet from Pachia Ammos Beach, Anchris features self-catering accommodations, surrounded by a lovely garden. Free wired internet is available. more...
 Manto Studios
Manto Studios, Palaiochora
Centrally located in Paleochora, the family-run Manto Studios features a a furnished sun terrace and a snack bar with traditional flavors. more...
 Filoxenia Apartments
Filoxenia Apartments, Palaiochora
Just 197 feet from Pachia Ammos Beach in Palaiochora, Filoxenia Apts offers air-conditioned studios with free Wi-Fi and balcony. Restaurants, shops and bars are within 328 feet. more...
 Neapolis Apartments
Neapolis Apartments, Palaiochora
Neapolis Apartments is in the seaside town of Paleochora just 30 feet from the sandy Pachia Ammos Beach. more...
 Casa Bella Deluxe Apartments
Casa Bella Deluxe Apartments, Palaiochora
Casa Bella Deluxe Apartments is located in Palaiochora. Complimentary WiFi is offered. The 2-bedroom vacation home comes with a living room with flat-screen TV, and a fully equipped kitchen. more...
 Galini Studios
Galini Studios, Palaiochora
Just 262 feet from the beaches of Pachia Ammos and Votsala, Galini Studios features self-catered accommodations with free Wi-Fi. more...
 Roula Apartments
Roula Apartments, Palaiochora
Set just 1312 feet from the sandy Pachia Ammos Beach, Roula Apartments offers air-conditioned accommodations in Palaiochóra. more...
 Petrakis Sea View
Petrakis Sea View, Palaiochora
With mountain views, Petrakis Sea View is located in Palaiochora and has accommodations with a kitchen. Free WiFi is featured. more...
 Christos Place
Christos Place, Palaiochora
Located in the mountainous Anidri Village, Christos Place offers luxury self catering cottages with panoramic views over the Libyan Sea, the mountain and the surrounding area. more...




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