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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
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...
 Oriental Bay
Featuring free WiFi, Oriental Bay offers accommodations in Palaiochóra. Chania Town is 45 mi away. All units are air conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV. more...
 Oreia
Just 98 feet from the beach of Palaiochora, Oreia is set amid a well-tended garden with palm trees and flowers. more...
 Aristea Apartments
Located in Palaiochora, Aristea Apartments provides accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with a terrace. more...
 Paleochora Apartments
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...
 Blue Horizon
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...
 Blue Sky
Located in Palaiochora in the Crete region, Blue Sky has accommodations with free WiFi. more...
 Casa Bella Deluxe Apartments
Located in Palaiochora, Casa Bella Deluxe Apartments provides self-catering accommodations with a terrace and free WiFi. more...
 Ostria Rooms
Located in Palaiochora, just 66 feet from the beach, Ostria Rooms offers studios with free Wi-Fi and views over the Libyan Sea. more...
 Anchris
Only 230 feet from Pachia Ammos Beach, Anchris features self-catering accommodations, surrounded by a lovely garden. Free wired internet is available. more...
 Hanna's Apartments
Located in Palaiochora, Hanna's Apartments has accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with a grill. more...
 Koxyli
Just 197 feet away from Pahia Ammos Beach, Koxyli offers self-catered accommodations with a balcony overlooking the city of Paleochora, the castle and the flowering bougainvilleas in the courtyards of more...
 Art Apartment
Located in Palaiochora in the Crete region, Art Apartment provides accommodations with free private parking. more...
 Galini Studios
Just 262 feet from the beaches of Pachia Ammos and Votsala, Galini Studios features self-catered accommodations with free Wi-Fi. more...
 Soula Apartments & Studios
Soula Apartments & Studios is located only 164 feet from the sea and 1640 feet from the main beach of Palaiochora. more...




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