30 pages about "chania"


Αποκόρωνας Χανίων ~ Region of Apokoronas, Chania

Chania Crete by Nikos

.. and there’s those bloody noddy houses in the foreground 🙂 – they’re everywhere on Apokoronas

Lake has filled up nicely, good to see considering water shortages. Really freaky swimming over the ‘edge’ of the dark blue bit, you could imagine all kinds of nasties reaching up … Last time I was there there, there was a great sandy beach all around, the water had receded so much.


Λίμνη Κουρνά, Χανιά ~ Κournas Lake, Chania Crete by Nikos

10 Archaeological Museums

Crete has so much history, it needs a lot of museums to house it! No matter where you are staying, how can you not take a couple of hours and discover for yourself something that was forgotten and believed to…

10 Beautiful Places

Top Places of Natural Beauty White Mountains Lasithi Elafonissos Vai Lake Votamos Imbros Gorge Omolos Plateau Lake Kournas Kourtaliotiko Apros Potamos

10 Castles

Although the Minoans didn’t build castles, the Romans, Venetians, and Ottomans made up for it. Being in such an important trading and maritime location in the Mediterranean, Crete has had more than its fair share of piracy and invasion, the…

10 Churches & Monasteries

Crete is of course strictly Orthodox Christian and consequently has many fine churches, monasteries, chapels and shrines dotted all over the island. There are not many places where you are not within a few thousand meters of a fabulous chapel…

10 Folklore Museums

Folklore museums feature collections of Cretan culture, a living history rather than the ancient, dusty one of the archaeological museums. Lychonostatis Historical & Folklore Museum, Rethymno Paleochora Cretan Ethnology, Vori Papa Michalis Georgoulakis, Asomatos Agios Nikolaos Arolithis Agricultural History Cretan…

Airports & Flights

brilliant offers on flights to Crete Airports Heraklion (HER) – international, all destinations Chania (CHA) – international, all destinations Siteia (JSH) – Greek internal flights, occasional foreign charters Heraklion Heraklion, to the eastern end of the island, is the largest…