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Printable maps of Chania

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Chania

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Chania with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Chania area

This Chania map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Chania and surroundings

Greece - moving around the country

There are 5 large international airports in the country. About 22 of them have the national status. They also have a right to welcome international flights, but the capacity of their terminals is not too large. Another 25 airports in the country are designed for domestic flights; in particular, for flights from the mainland to the island of Greece. All international airports welcome about 85% of the total number of visitors to the country. They are located close to the major cities of Greece, which can be reached either by public transport, by taxi or transfer. While waiting for the flight or arriving at the airport, passengers can use ATMs or local and international bank offices at the terminal exit. There are various restaurants and cafes, as well as medical aid and baby care rooms in the airport area. Passengers can look into the picturesque souvenir shops and expensive branded boutiques. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Greece

Greece is a fairly religious country. Although many modern Greeks have moved away from strict Orthodox rites, religious holidays are celebrated in accordance with all the rules. Along with Catholic Europe, Greeks celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar, on December 25. On New Year's Eve, locals go to streets to sing carols. The Christmas bread called Vasilopita is baked. The dough hides a coin, and the one who will find it, will succeed in business all next year. On January, 1, the country celebrates the day of St. Basil or Agios Vasilias, who is considered the patron of good and helper to the poor. The most important religious holiday in the country is Easter. There are colorful processions throughout the country. … Open

Photogallery of Chania sights

Our guide to Chania

Chania sightseeing

San Francisco Church is the main religious landmark of this place. Nowadays the church has been turned into Archaeological Museum. Just like many historic religious buildings of this town, the church was turned into a mosque during the Turkish conquest. Today bathing pools and a minaret remind of those times. You will also find several mansions and villas that once have belonged to the former Venetian nobility. … Open

Cultural excursion through Chania - things to see

The main part of city's attractions is concentrated in the so- called Old Town. It is noteworthy that during the Second World War, this part of Chania has miraculously remained intact, so beautiful historical buildings have preserved in its diversity. Walls of the Venetian fortress line off the old district; the Kastelli is considered to be the center of the historic district. Vacationers are recommended to start … Open

Attractions and active leisure

On the waterfront of Chania there are lots of exciting nightclubs and bars; they serve visitors until late at night. The Irish pub Conor Pass invites visitors to enjoy beer and friendly atmosphere; there is often an interesting entertainment program in it. Fans of noisy parties and loud music would like the Avalon club. Some restaurants offer entertainment for their guests too. The Mercato Agora di Chania is in … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

There are more than a hundred of attractive restaurants and cafes in Chania, and every dining place may surprise visitors with its original specialties. One of the most popular and attractive diners is the Glossitses restaurant serving Greek cuisine; it strikes with a variety of dishes. Delicious risotto with seafood and original salads, plenty of interesting meats and crispy chips, attractive desserts and a wide … Open

Travel guide to Chania

In the city and its surroundings, there are several old monasteries, one of which is the Orthodox Gouverneto Monastery. It was found in 1548 but the founder’s name is still unknown. According to one of the legends, the initiator of the monastery construction was one of the wealthy local residents. The initial building was used for defensive purposes, so it resembles an impregnable fortress. The monastery was … Open

Advices for travellers

4. Holiday-makers should take into account that local restaurants and taverns have very attractive prices. The average bill in local restaurants is about 10-15 euros for a full three-course dinner. 5. It is customary to leave a tip in restaurants and cafes; it makes out about 10% of the total bill. When paying at a little cafe, you can just round the resulting amount to any convenient sum. It is advisable to leave … Open
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