Location


Chania

Chania is situated in western Crete and is a wonderful city which ideally combines the conveniences of a major city with quaintness, tradition and casual atmosphere.

In afternoon hours we can enjoy our coffee close to Maritime Museum and walk along the renowned old Venetian harbor, the most beautiful over the island, whereas a hanging around narrow streets of the old town will unbend and win even the most demanding visitors.

At the entrance of the city you will meet “Kubedes”, dome-shaped structures for the burial of Muslims. Scattered throughout the city harmoniously coexist mosques, Jewish synagogues, Catholic churches and Byzantine churches. Upon the same straight line it stands out the vaulted roof of “Despotiko”, the residence of the bishop of Cydonia and Apokoronou. Downhill, it rises before us, the Municipal Market, which is literally the heart of the city. Visitors who will go on pilgrimage to the tomb of Venizelos, high on Akrotiri will pass by his house in Halepa. In close proximity there is the palace of George, the first Commissioner, and opposite the church of St. Magdalene, built by Queen Olga. Shortly afterwards, the row of the old mansions and consulates