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Enjoy an unforgettable holiday in Chania with HomeAway.

Located on the northern coast of Crete, Chania is the second-largest city on the island and the capital city of the Chania region. The Old Town of Chania has long been considered one of the most beautiful urban districts on Crete thanks to the narrow old Venetian streets and a charming harbour. Finding a apartments in Chania is easy with HomeAway, as there is something for every kind of traveller.

HomeAway has Chania villas that put guests right at the heart of the beautiful Old Town, but with all of the modern conveniences one has come to expect: air conditioning, internet access, and television. Stay near the sea or close to the hottest tourist attractions with a Chania apartments from HomeAway. Many tourists also like to hop from island to island, and HomeAway has the perfect accommodations on each. Visitors can find cosy accommodations on Mykonos, and those who visit Corfu can also find a selection of comfortable HomeAway holiday rentals.

Things to do

Chania Old Town:

The charming Old Town of Chania is something to be enjoyed. Narrow, winding streets are dotted with shops, restaurants, and cafés where travellers can stroll and relax. This part of Chania was established by the Venetians and one can definitely see and feel the Italian influence.

The Fortress of Frangokastello:

The Frangokastello Fortress was built between the period 1371 - 1374 BC and was set up along the coast as a military base for the Venetian army. It is rectangular in shape with massive towers at the corner, and there is an impressive gate with the Venetian coat of arms.

Oldest Lighthouse in Greece:

Greece's oldest lighthouse can be found in the old harbour of Chania. This, like much of the city, was originally constructed by the Venetians. However when the Turks ruled the city, they bequeathed Crete to the Egyptians. Parts of this lighthouse were rebuilt to suit their style, making the lighthouse truly unique.

The Beach of Platanias Chania:

The Beach of Platanias is located approximately seven miles from Chania. It is one of Crete's most developed beach and resort areas. Water activities such as snorkelling, water skiing, and boat tours are plentiful on this Blue Flag certified beach. There are also a number of shops, bars, and restaurants nearby.

The Naval Museum:

Chania's Naval Museum (also called Maritime Museum) is a great place to learn about the history of Crete. Visitors can view a multitude of models of ancient ships, a model of the original fortifications and war relics as well as artefacts dating back to the Bronze Age.

The Castle of Gramvoussa:

The remote island of Gramvoussa is easily reached from Chania and is home to an impressive castle dating back to Medieval times. The castle was built by the Venetians in 1579 and though a bit difficult to reach, the view of the Aegean Sea from the castle is truly breathtaking.

Weather in Chania

Crete has a mild and temperate climate with hot, dry summers that are kept cool by the northern winds. Chania enjoys summer temperatures of around 26°C with sunshine almost every day, and the sea remains at a comfortable 24-25°C. Winters in Chania are mild. Temperatures rarely go below 10°C. December and January tend to be wet.

Travel to Chania

Chania has an international airport. Flights from most major European cities fly to Chania (CHQ) during the high season (April to October) and there are regular flights from Athens (ATH) throughout the year. Travel by ferry is also a popular and easy way to reach Chania. Ferries travel daily to and from Pireas Port in Athens and the trip takes around nine hours. The main port for Chania is located about 15 minutes away in neighbouring Souda. Taxis are abundant upon arrival.

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property was very clean and the view is spectular

4 of 5
my daughter and i had a lovely stay at mary beach however i must stress that a car is absolutely essential thank goodness for the caretaker and his family they were so helpful and delightful to us they took us to the supermarket several times and gave us some lovely cake as well also the lady at Kioni tavern was very helpful and i must point out it would be helpful if the information book inside the villa was in English please
  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2018

We will be back!!

5 of 5
Had an fantastic mini break here. The Vila was clean and spacious with every possible thing you could want or need supplied. The heated pool was perfect for our kids. The temperature was ideally for swimming during the whole day..Our kids loved it, we was trying very hard to leave the place. A welcome pack which included local products waited for us. We enjoyed every single thing. The olive oil, the wine, the eggs from Manos hens, the fruits and the homey were the best!! Manolis was very friendly and helpful with lots of helpful hints and tips on where to go and what to see. Our only problem was not having enough time to explore the region and to relax near the pool.One week is not enough for sure, we will defenetelly come back! Thank you for everything!!!
  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2018