The Region

The region of Chania is the most diverse in nature area of Crete, a combination of mountains, gorges, long sandy beaches and fertile valleys. It is home to two extraordinary beaches , Elafonissi and Balos , and the famous Samaria Gorge, one of the longest in Europe.

Its long history and rich culture, is reflected in the vibrancy of its Old Port Town and its villages, local festivals, hospitality and gastronomy. A walk in the Old Town with the intense Medieval architecture is a walk back in time. The Venetian port of Chania Town is the most characteristic spot of western Crete. Holidays in Chania combine relaxation in amazing beaches, historical visits and experience of authentic life.