Category Archives: Chania

Top Attractions & Places you must visit in Chania Region

Parking spots in Chania: Where to Park in Chania

Parking in Chania

Renting a car is one of the most ideal ways to go about exploring the gorgeous island of Crete. It is so vast and so diverse that conventional ways of touring will simply not convey how it is to see the Crete through the eyes of a local. So many destinations, so many hidden spots, so many routes to take; the possibilities are absolutely endless. Cosmopolitan cities, traditional towns, spectacular beaches, iconic landmarks, picturesque villages, quaint harbours, riveting ravines and pristine mountains: Crete does in fact have it all.
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Visiting the Cretan Brewery in Chania

Cretan Brewery in Chania

If you thought that Crete only produces high quality raki, then think again. Beer lovers especially will be thrilled to find out that there is a local and utterly delicious family of beers made in the Cretan Brewery in Chania, having been established approximately 11 years ago. Charma Beer is produced in the Cretan Brewery, located in the area of Zounaki Platanias in Chania and has perfected three unique and delectable brews that are both distinct and distinguished. So, spending a day discovering the flavours, types and history of Crete’s beer is definitely something worth experiencing. Continue reading

Samonas Traditional Villas: A Cretan Stay Experience

Samonas Traditional Villas in Chania Crete

Get to experience the traditional way of discovering Chania, one of Crete’s most inspiring prefectures. Chania is an enchanting location that simply has it all. A main harbor that is absolutely picturesque, where the passing of Venetian rule has left its permanent mark; positively striking, exotic beaches that will take your breath away and mountain landscapes covered in a veil of wilderness; a handful of traditional villages that nurture a sense of nostalgic yearning and embrace you with their congenial charm.  Continue reading

Day Trip: Therisos Gorge

Chania Theriso Gorge Day trip

Three of Crete’s most authentic pleasures — rugged scenic beauty, inspiring heroic history, and finally a rustic meal of savory local meats, grilled on site, can be had in Therisos. This is the perfect place to gain a deeper understanding of Crete. Continue reading

Discovering the Fortresses of Crete

fortresses of crete
Today’s Crete is defined by the notable cultural influences which have been present on this island for centuries. With its historic fortresses and dreamlike bays, Crete has preserved its cultural past.
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