Chania is one of the island’s most appealing cities and a good base from which to explore western Crete. Its stately Neo Classical mansions and massive Venetian fortifications testify the city’s turbulent and diverse past.
Chania Old Town
The capital is the beautiful town of Chania where modern, Venetian, Turkish and traditional architecture are blended together, in perfect harmony, creating a unique and attractive picture. Various archaeological sites, villages, churches, caves, gorges and wonderful beaches are embellishing this attractive town.