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CATEGORY:Chania | Crete | Ideas | Travel

What to do in Chania – tips & ideas for foodies, history buffs, culture lovers & nature enthusiasts (part 2)

May 25, 2023

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Seamlessly fusing past and present, Chania has a long and turbulent history that’s imprinted in its every photogenic nook and cranny. From sea-gazing Venetian mansions to Ottoman minarets and Jewish mosques, the old town’s architecture captivates the world’s aesthetes, history buffs and culture aficionados. Are you one of them? Planning to visit Chania and wondering what to do to maximise your time there? Pack a camera and comfy shoes – you’ll be walking a lot, that’s for sure! – and get ready to delve deep into ancient mysteries and experience ageless mystique.

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CATEGORY:Chania | Crete | Spring | Travel

What to do in Spring in Chania (part 2)

April 27, 2023

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Ever wondered when it’s the best time to visit Crete? Greece’s largest island is a yearlong wonderland – a four seasons destination brimming with attractions no matter the weather. But in spring, it’s perhaps at its most stunning, with nature’s blooming beauty setting the stage for an unforgettable escapade.


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CATEGORY:Attactions | Chania | Crete | Travel

3 +1 lesser-known historical attractions in Crete

March 30, 2023

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Crete is Greece’s largest and arguably most popular island for a number of diverse reasons. Sea-sun-sand and fun aside, modern-day travellers come here for the food, the wine, the culture and – of course – the historical attractions. From ancient palaces to imposing antique monasteries, there is much to take in. If you’re looking to skip the lines however it’s best to have a go at Crete’s lesser-known historical attractions.

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CATEGORY:Beaches | Chania | Crete | Travel

3 World famous & 2 unspoiled exotic beaches in Chania

March 20, 2023

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Are you a sea-sun-sand lover? Rimmed by 1,046 km of pristine coastline, Crete has a beach for all tastes. From exotic sandy strips to secluded rugged bays, and from cosmopolitan waterside resorts to sports buffs’ playgrounds, family-friendly havens and coves that beg for exploration. Choices are unending – and you can really take your pick as the mood strikes.

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CATEGORY:Cafes | Chania | Crete | Travel | Uncategorized

5 great cafes in Chania

February 2, 2023

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It is almost impossible not to fall in love with Chania on the island of Crete — whether you are travelling solo, with a partner, with your friends or with your family.


Just stroll around the Old Town to take in the remarkable architecture  — a majestic   lighthouse in the port, Byzantine churches, Ottoman mosques and Venetian houses lining the waterfront and the quaint alleyways; all pointing to the city’s multicultural identity and past. Witnessing layers of history unravelling at every nook and cranny might make you think that you are in a time capsule. Until the next turn — Chania’s cluster of elegant restaurants, buzzing bars and gorgeous jewellers and boutiques will land you back to today, in a vibrant, modern city with a thriving drinking, dining, shopping, cultural and entertainment scene.

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CATEGORY:Bars | Chania | Crete | Travel

5 + 1 Top bars in Chania

January 20, 2023

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From atmospheric jazz bars to chilled cafe bar-restaurants, glamorous outdoor lounges, and vibie late joints, there is an impressive array of entertainment venues for all tastes, moods and dispositions, whether at the heart of the old city or on the beach. Here are our handpicked suggestions for the top bars in Chania.


Surrounded by water and adorned with Venetian, Ottoman and Jewish gems of buildings, Chania on the island of Crete, is as post-card pretty as it gets. Yet, howbeit iconic, it’s not one of these tourist destinations that lack real soul. Chania is a vibrant modern city brimming with life – a place to live, laugh, work, play and love against the stunning backdrop of mountains, sea and historic, multicultural architecture.


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