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Chania, Crete

More about Chania

Welcome to beautiful Chania, a heavenly and pure land brimming with natural beauty, history, memory and culture. It is a land whose visitors will experience nature in all its glory and will encounter breathtaking sights.  Endless stretches of seashore bordered in frothy lace, inlets and islands of exotic beauty and sandy beaches tucked away at the foot of forbidding mountains.

Impenetrable but yet such majestic gorges, holy caves, blessed rivers and lush, green plains thickly covered with olive and citrus trees.  Ιt is a self-sufficient land in every way that is rich in endemic and rare flora and fauna.

Welcome to beautiful Chania!

Let yourself enjoy everything it so generously has to offer!

You may download high and low resolution brochures about Chania here.

Getting around


OLYMPIC AIRWAYS, 88 Tzanakaki str., tel. 80111 44444, airport: 28210 63818/63633/66088 (

AEGEAN AIRLINES, 12 El. Venizelou str., tel. 80111 20000, 28210 51100, airport: 28210 63366 (


Sea Lines

ANEK LINES, Sof Venizelou sqr., tel. 28210 27500 (

ANEN LINES, tel. 28210 20345 (

ANENDΥΚ (20.30 Promitheos str. VIO.PA Souda), tel. 28210 95511/95530 (,

e-mail:, . Sea links between the south ports of the county.


Port Authorities

Chania, tel. 28210 98888 (

Souda, tel. 28210 89240 (

Kissamos, tel. 28220 22024

Paleochora, tel. 28230 41214 (

Chora Sfakion, tel. 28250 91292 (


Local buses (blue): Departures from Municipal Market sqr. and 1866 sqr. to all districts of the town and surrounding areas, Akrotiri, Souda (port), beaches, etc. Tel. 28210 93345/98115.

Long distance buses (green): Main Bus Station (KTEL), Kydonias str. To Rethimno-Iraklio, Vrisses-Chora Sfakion, Kasteli, Εlafonissi, Kandanos-Paleochora, Sougia, Omalos-Samaria etc. Also to Thessaloniki (via the port of Pireas). Tel. 28210 93306/93052.

Car and motorbike rentals: there are many international and domestic companies. Information at the Tourist Information Centre of the Greek National Tourism Organisation, 40 Kriari str., tel. 28210 92943/92624.

Taxi: tel. 18300, 28210 94300 (service for disabled people too).

Aeroclub of Chania: magical flights around the county and the Aegean islands by qualified pilots (or using your own license) in Cessna 4-seat aircraft. Tel. 28210 27272 (

For activities in Chania, Crete, Greece, click here.

For list of museum and other attraction, click here.