Chania is a coastal city of northwestern Crete, which has one of the most important ports and is the capital of the prefecture of Chania. The city of Chania occupies an area of about thirteen square kilometers and is the second largest city on the island after Heraklion.
The city has the typical Mediterranean climate, which is hot and dry in summers and mild in winters. Between April and October the sky is clear. The atmosphere is almost always warm but the temperature does not exceed 38 degrees because there is a constant sea breeze.
Every summer in Chania for the locals is a new adventure, waiting every day to welcome hundreds, thousands of people to host them and teach them Cretan cuisine, Cretan feasts and their way of life.
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Western Crete is famous for its wonderful seascapes, hosting Europe's top beaches. Chania has countless beaches of varying beauty less than an hour away by our cars.
There are beaches for peace and relaxation, but there are also organized beaches with umbrellas, taverns and bars for any type of entertainment that takes your fancy.
Among the most beautiful beaches stand out Gavdos, Balos, Elafonissi, Kedrodasos, Stefanou Beach, Falasarna, Glyka Nera, Loutro, Frangokastelo (etc.)