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Plaka village
Apokoronas, Hania
Pláka (GR: Πλάκα) is a lovely village in the Apokoronas area, less than one kilometer away from Almyrida, with interesting architectural style, which is unfortunately changing due to intense building mainly for tourist purposes. Its ~300 permanent inhabitants, occupying mostly with farming, stock-breeding, fishing and lately with tourism.
It has all the basic amenities, including excellent tavernas, bars, a grocery store and a kafeneion.
Plaka is built on the slope of a hill at 70 m above sea, with a panoramic view of the bay of Souda. The surrounding environment has maintained its character well and is ideal for walks either inland or along the coast. Visitors can also admire a magical sunset from here. Every summer -at about the end of July- a two days traditional feast - The Plakiana - is organized to honour the memory of the great local lyra player Mihalis Papadakis or else Plakianos. During the feast guests enjoy Cretan dances and can visit the textile and ceramics exhibitions. The custom of Klidonas is celebrated at the end of June and the Carnival usually takes place in March.


In and/or around Plaka village:
(within a radius of 50 Km)






Liberta Villas For Rent Paleloni, Apokoronas
at 4.2km(SE) from Plaka village
Liberta Villas for Rent

Nostalgia Villa Chorafakia, Akrotiri, Hania
at 16.6km(NW) from Plaka village
Nostalgia Villa

Calamon Apartments Episkopi, Rethimno
at 16.7km(SE) from Plaka village
Calamon apartments

Aloni Suites Chorafakia, Akrotiri, Hania
at 16.9km(NW) from Plaka village
Aloni Suites

Kriti Hotel Chania
at 18.2km(NW) from Plaka village
Kriti  Hotel

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