Hania (or Chania) is the capital of the Prefecture of the same name and the second biggest town in Crete, with a population of 60.000 inhabitants. It lies (Coordinates 35°31' N 24°1' E ) along the North coast of the island, about 55 km west of Rethymnon and 140 km west of Iraklion (Heraklion). Hania's old town (although it was heavily bombed by Germans in World War II) is considered as Crete's most beautiful urban district, especially the Venetian harbour with its 16th century lighthouse and the Mosque of the Janissaries ("Giali Tzamissi", built 17th century). Many of the old buildings have been restored as hotels, restaurants, shops and bars, making the old town a lively and colourful place, especially during the tourist period.
The museum is housed in the katholikon of the Venetian monastery of St. Francis. During the period of the Turkish occupation it was the Muslim mosque of Yussuf Pasha, while in modern times it was used as a cinema or a storehouse for military equipment. Since 1963 it has been functioning as the Archaeological Museum of the city. Apart from the permanent exhibition, the museum houses temporary exhibitions in the frame of certain local events 25 Chalidon Str., tel. +30821 90334 It contains impressive finds from the excavations of the ancient city of Kydonia, from Idramia, Aptera, Polyrinia, Kissamos, Elyros, Irtakina, Syia, Lissos, Chania, Axos, and Lappa.
A guide to the area of Akrotiri. Tourist facilities, regional information and image gallery. Akrotiri with its scenic landscape provides a relaxing, refined country break away from the pressures of urban life. Its numerous monasteries, from the oldest in Crete, played a significant role in the history of the area. Gorges of outstanding beauty offer a unique hiking experience, breathtaking views and the joy of exploration...
The spotless, well appointed, villas and apartments (recommended by "Rough Guide to Greece"), which can accommodate 2 to 6 people, come complete with private bathrooms, kitchenettes and balconies with wonderful views. The villas and apartments vary in style and location and are within two minutes of the beach. Blue Beach has a swimming pool and a taverna with bar with a great panoramic view to the beach and to the impressive mountains. You may visit also www.bluebeach.eu/
A few kilometers from the airport of Hania. Low prices, best solutions. A local company with very good knowledge of the island and the travelers' needs. Here you'll find the car of your choice at a price you can afford.
Chania rent a car is a new option for car hire in Hania. Choosing Chania Rent a Car you can benefit from the very affordable rates and the creditworthiness of a serious and experienced company in car rental. Chania Rent a Car collaborates with leading car-makers to provide rental cars that stand out due to their quality and safety. The company's fleet has a wide range of vehicles from small cars for the city, to jeeps for remote areas and beaches, as well as automatic, family cars and minivans. Chania Rent a Car offers delivery and pick up of the vehicle at every port and airport in Crete, unlimited mileage, insurance for both driver and passenger, roadside assistance and car replacement if damaged. Moreover, this car hire company has no hidden or extra charges for late arrival or after midnight delivery.If you are interested in renting a car in Chania, you will find on the company website the model that suits your needs and requirements for your holiday in Crete.
Just 25 metres away from the beach of Agioi Apostoloi, Marathakis Apartments offers self-catering accommodation with free Wi-Fi access and full or partial views of the Cretan Sea. The scenic town of Chania is at 3 km. Marathakis studios and apartments are simply furnished and air conditioned. They feature a seating area and a kitchenette equipped with mini fridge, electric kettle and coffee maker. Other facilities include a flat-screen TV and a hairdryer. At only 10 metres from Marathakis, there is a taxi rank. Souda Port is 12 km away and Chania Airport is at 17 km. Free parking can be found near the premises. Apartments: 7
Low cost, high service car rentals all over Greece Stations in:Agios Nikolaos, Chania, Chersonissos, Elounda, Heraklion, Ierapetra, Rethymnon. For the most memorable stay in Greece you make the right decision by choosing our company. We tell you where to find: -the famous tourist attractions-the small typical villages-the most beautiful views-the quiet beaches-the hottest nightlife-the good food-the nicest walks or whatever your wishes are.
An attractive, family run vacation lodging is a fine example of traditional Greek architecture. Set around a pretty, flower filled courtyard and orange grove, our house has a total of 17 well furnished and nicely decorated rooms. They all have en suite shower rooms, WC and wash hand basin and are equipped with fridge and safe box. Most of the rooms have private balconies or open terraces whilst others on the ground floor...
Spacious, one-room or two-room and promise unforgettable stay next to the sea. They are equipped with air condition, kitchen facilities, TV. as well as sharing washing-machine. Internet is available for the users. You can find very friendly atmosphere and hospitality.