Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital city of the Chania Region. Situated on the north west coast of Crete, the city of Chania is one of the beautiful port cities in the country. It is a major economic, cultural, and tourist centre of Crete. This perfect city is also one of the oldest cities in Crete with its colourful history. In addition, Chania is among the most populous cities in the country with over 150.000 inhabitants.
Chania is one of the most attractive and picturesque cities in Greece for nature lovers. It is regarded as the paradise of the country. There are a great number of parks and gardens to visit in the city, namely Park of Peace, Municipal Garden of Chania, Small Sea Park, and City Park & Botanical Garden. The city’s natural beauty will give you a pleasant trip with impressive sights. This great city is also rich in beaches. It is home to a wide range of beaches, such as Elafonissi, Kedrodasos, Falassarna, Balos Lagoon, Seitan Limania, Sougia, Kalivali, Agia, Stavros and Frangokastello. These beaches are perfect places for vacation. That’s why the city’s magnificent beaches are the centre of attention for many people from all around the world.
Chania is still an indispensable city for both history and culture lovers with its historical structures. The old town of Chania is located next to the old harbour of the city, called Venetian Harbour. The old town welcomes thousands of people with its star attractions. For this reason, it is known as the heart of Chania. There are many places in the city worth-visiting, so it would be a good way to start discovering Chania. You are advised to see Firkas Fortress, Church of Agios Nikolaos, Gouverneto Monastery, Cathedral of Eisodion Theotokou, Cathedral of Assumption, Agia Aikaterini Church, Hassan Pascha Mosque, Etz Hayyim Synagogue, and Chania Municipal Museum. All these places will give you excellent opportunities to explore Chania’s history and culture.
The beautiful city of Chania has the power to fascinate people with its entertainment facilities. It offers many options for all ages. The city’s festivals are very famous in the country. The most notable of these are Sardines Festival and Wine Festival, among others. Because Chania has a lively nightlife, the city’s bars and clubs are full of people until the first lights of the day. Peacock Tail Bar, Sinagogi, Avalon, the Conor Pas Irish Bar, Monastery of Karalos, Bororo, Mamouth, and Barfly are the most popular bars and clubs in the city. Also, Chania is an ideal place to shop, eat, and socialize.
With its picture-perfect natural environment and remarkable heritage, Chania is definitely worth-visiting. Get ready for breathtaking experiences in this great Greek city. Chania invites you.