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Routes

Exploring the past: Old City of Chania

We suggest to the visitor of Chania to have a walk in the historic center of the city, a tour through the crossroads and the cobbled roads of civilizations, beginning from the central point of Chania, the Municipal Market (A), which opened in 1913 on the demolished Venetian bastion Piatta Forma.

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Modern city tour: Chalepa - Tampakaria

In addition to the historical and tourist center of Chania and the walls of the old city, we suggest you to visit the historical district of Chalepa with the mansions of the 19th and 20th century, and Tambakaria.

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Exploring the tradition

Venizelos Graves – Monastery of Agia Triada – Monastery of Gouvernetou – Arts and Grafts Village Verekinthos

This route includes short distanced sights that give the opportunity to the visitor to know better the culture and tradition of Chania. Taking Chania as starting point, we move eastern with direction to Akrotiri, where we see Venizelos Graves (B) on the hill of Profitis Ilias. Here are located the graves of the charismatic Greek politician - and seven times Prime Minister of Greece - Eleftherios Venizelos and his son Sofoklis Venizelos, who was also Prime Minister of Greece from 1943 to 1952.

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A journey of taste in mountainous Chania: Theriso - Keramia

Taking Chania as starting point, we follow the way to Kladisou crossroads through Kisamou Street, following the traffic signs to Theriso. The route through Theriso gorge rewards the visitor for this choice. After covering a distance of about 20 minutes, we arrive at the historical village Theriso, where the revolution of Theriso began in 1905, as it is known in historiography the revolution began there in 1905 and then expanded in the whole island, claiming the union of Crete with Greece.

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Cycling in Chania: Ligides - Agia – Kirtomado

The route that we suggest is intended to bicycle and nature lovers. Taking Chania as starting point, we follow the way to Kladisou crossroads through Kisamou Street, following the traffic signs to Theriso.

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