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Crete comes with scores of great hikes. Gorges are aplenty – and luscious flora and fauna aside, they offer captivating glimpses of life through the centuries, with antique chapels, time-forgotten stone houses and mills and caves haunted by ghosts of medieval hermits. There is also unforgettable food in Crete, with an array of wholesome but toothsome traditional delicacies that form the basis of the world-renowned Mediterranean diet.
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From beaches to swim and bays to snorkel to mountains to conquer and from olive groves to tour to gorges to hike, rivers to cross, and caves to discover, the highly diversified landscape of Chania on Crete beckons the explorer in you.
Do you feel the call of the great outdoors? Are you looking for authentic experiences peppered with inside stories, unique natural wonders, architectural miracles and the best of local gastronomy? Here are our suggestions for a day’s worth of an off-the-beaten-path adventure in Chania – all designed and delivered by our partner, Trekking Hellas.
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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.
Photo by Julian Hacker from Pixabay
Chania is one of the most picturesque Mediterranean ports – but also a living and breathing, modern city with abundant charms.