Chania is a city with a thousand faces. Scents, flavours, colours and sounds will carry you away the moment you arrive. The different cultures and rich history create a unique ambience full of enchanting experiences. Indulge your senses in every part of the city savouring its pictures, feelings and history. Especially in the summer, Chania is a city that never sleeps. Stroll along the old port and in the old city, relax or taste the local delicious cuisine.
Chania prefecture is famous for its wonderful beaches, some of them being among the most beautiful in Greece and Europe! You simply have to visit them all! Beaches like Balos lagoon and Falasarna have an exotic air, with emerald green waters and white sand. Don’t miss Elafonisi, a Natura 2000 protected area, world-famous for its pink sand and turquoise waters.
Chania offers thrilling experiences for nature lovers, too! Samaria gorge, part of the White Mountains’ National Park, welcomes guests from every part of the world, that come just to admire this wonder of nature. This gorge might be the longest and most famous but there are other smaller but unique gorges in the area to go hiking, like Aradaina gorge, where you can also bungee jump! For water sports lovers, Chania beaches offer all sorts of activities, like kite- or windsurfing.