In the evening, you can sip your wine admiring the lit-up lighthouse!
The people you meet, smiling, open-hearted, friendly and always ready to make you feel at home will remain etched in your memory forever! You will say your cheers with the locals and you will definitely be treated to tsikoudia, the traditional Cretan drink. Do not miss walking along the picturesque streets of the old town!
Spend one of your mornings visiting the tombs of Venizelos. They are situated a few kilometers east of the city, on the road that leads to the airport. Apart from the historical significance of the place, since here is the burial place of the Greek politician and seven-time Prime Minister of Greece, Eleftherios Venizelos, and his son, it is also a site with a magnificent view of the city of Chania.
This wonderful view makes the tombs of Venizelos one of the main attractions of the city! Combine your visit there with a look-in at Koukouvaya shop and do not forget to taste the most delicious cheesecake in town!
Some other day, give yourself the chance to visit the quaint historical villages of Chania that retain the authentic Cretan character. Vamos, Platanias, the village of Therisos, Maleme, Omalos Plateau, Sfakia, Sougia and many other small villages will get you connected with the Cretan culture, the genuine local people and the Cretan mentality.
Here, beauty meets tradition and you will surely enjoy the outcome! A variety of choices, the alternating landscapes, the never-ending Cretan warmth, the kindness, the hospitality, the Cretan flavors and the Cretan air! All these promise to make Chania a place you will definitely want to come back to!