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The prefecture of Chania is one of the four prefectures of Crete and it covers the west part of the island. It has an area of 2.376 km and approximately 134,000 residents. It is mainly a mountainous region but it is also characterized by velvet beaches, particularly on its south part, where it meets the Libyan Sea. The prefecture of Chania constitutes a special place, which offers amazing natural beauties and also various comforts, without spoiling its physiognomy.

The capital of the prefecture is the romantic, hospitable and very beautiful town of Chania. It is a town built on the sea, which combines in a particularly picturesque way old with modern architecture. In the town of Chania you can visit the archaeological and naval museums, the old town, the folklore museum, the national garden etc. During your touring of the prefecture of Chania, we suggest that you visit Akrotiri, which is only 15 km from the town of Chania. From there you can enjoy a spectacular sunset as well as a panoramic view of the town of Chania.

Other interesting spots in the prefecture are the ancient town Aptera and the traditional villages Vamos, Gavalohori and Kefala. Also, don't forget to visit Paleochora , a place that will offer you many historic information as well as a wonderful tour through green landscapes and picturesque little villages. In this beautiful place you will have the opportunity to enjoy the longest and most impressive gorge in Europe, the famous Samaria gorge. It is 18 km long and its passing is possible only during the summer months.

The Samaria gorge is a wonderful route, where you have the chance to be in the heart of nature and to admire the wild vegetation, beautiful settlements and wonderful churches. In Frangokastello stands a venetian castle, while in Sfakia you can learn about the glorious local traditions. Lissos is famous for its therapeutic mineral water spa and Sougia for its long history. Finally, Platanias, Agia Marina, Kastelli Kissamou and others are particularly developed in tourism and amazingly beautiful regions.


 

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 Critamo Cottage
Critamo Cottage, Gavalochori
Featuring free WiFi and a patio overlooking the garden, Critamo Cottage is a self-catering accommodations located in Gavalochori in Crete. more...
 Boutique Villa Kalliope
Boutique Villa Kalliope, Gavalochori
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a private pool, garden view and a balcony, Boutique Villa Kalliope is located in Gavalokhórion. With mountain views, this property provides a terrace. more...
 Kavos Beach Apartments & Studios
Kavos Beach Apartments & Studios, Stavros
At a quiet and beautiful location on the coast of Kavos, Kavos Beach Apartments & Studios features views over the Cretan Sea. more...
 La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only
La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only, Georgioupolis
La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only in Georgioupolis provides adults only accommodations with a garden, a bar and a shared lounge. more...
 Villa Argyro
Villa Argyro, Azoyirás
Featuring a garden, a shared lounge, and barbecue facilities, Villa Argyro provides accommodations in Azoyirás with free WiFi and sea views. more...
 Sun and Sea Plus Resort
Sun and Sea Plus Resort, Plaka
Providing a garden and free WiFi, Sun and Sea Plus Resort provides accommodations in Plaka. more...
 Tersanas Village Apartments
Tersanas Village Apartments, Tersanas
Within 2625 feet from Kalathas Beach in Akrotiri, Tersanas Village Apartments features a pool with a children’s section, a poolside bar and a traditional restaurant. more...
 Pergamos Village
Pergamos Village, Kolymvari
Set amid palm trees and flowers, Pergamos Village features an outdoor pool with separate children’s section, and a snack bar. It offers self-catered accommodations and free Wi-Fi in public areas. more...
 La Villa
La Villa "Casa di Lydia", Gavalochori
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a private pool, mountain view and a balcony, La Villa "Casa di Lydia" is located in Gavalokhórion. more...
 Corinna Mare
Corinna Mare, Kalamaki
Located on the famous beach of Kalamaki, just 3 miles west of Chania and the charming Venetian Harbor, Corinna Mare is built on a peninsula which overlooks the island of Theodorou. more...
 Kiani Beach Resort Family All Inclusive
Kiani Beach Resort Family All Inclusive, Kalyves
Kiani Beach Resort is ideally located on the beach of Kiani, just a few miles east of Chania center and old Venetian town. It offers 2 pools, a sea-view restaurant, an open theater and a tennis court . more...
 Bliss House Villa
Bliss House Villa, Plaka
Bliss House Villa is located in Plaka. Located on the beachfront, this property has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a garden, barbecue facilities and free WiFi. more...
 Spilia Village Hotel & Villas
Spilia Village Hotel & Villas, Spiliá
Nestled in a green plain among citrus orchards and olives groves, Spilia Village combines traditional stone-built rooms with modern facilities including gym, free sauna and hamam. more...
 Mythos Beach Hotel Apartments
Mythos Beach Hotel Apartments, Maleme
Just 66 feet from the sandy beach of Maleme, Mythos Beach Hotel offers self-catering accommodations with private balcony. Guests are offered free access to the swimming pool of the sister property. more...
 Cathrin Suites
Cathrin Suites, Stavros
Cathrine Suites is set in the historic Acrotiri, only a 2-minute walk from the beach of Zorbas. It offers self-catering accommodations, a pool with children’s section and a garden with barbecue more...




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