of Haniais one of the four prefectures of Crete and it covers the
west part of
It is mainly a mountainous region but it is also characterized by velvet beaches,
particularly on its south part, where it meets the Libyan Sea. The prefecture
of Chania constitutes a special place, which offers amazing natural beauties
and also various comforts, without spoiling its physiognomy.
The capital of the
prefecture is the romantic, hospitable and very beautiful town
of Chania. It is a town built on the sea, which combines in a
particularly picturesque way old with modern architecture.
your touring of the prefecture of Chania, we suggest
that you visit Akrotiri, which is only 15 km from the
town of Hania. From there you can enjoy a spectacular
sunset as well as a panoramic view of the town of Chania.
Other interesting spots in the prefecture are the ancient
town Aptera and the traditional villages Vamos, Gavalohori
and Kefala. Also, don't forget to visit Paleohora,
a place that will offer you many historic information
as well as a wonderful tour through green landscapes
and picturesque little villages.
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