With Minoan, Venetian, Ottoman and Greek heritage all bound together, Chania make the perfect blend of splendor and small-town charm.
Loose yourself to the ebb and flow of this city, the twisty alleyways, the fountains and gaze over its grandeur from the Venetian Harbor. Come daylight, you active souls head for Samaria gorge. Come nightfall, its time for a tsikoudia-fueled Cretan feast.
If you are up for laying on the romance then Chania will do the trick. A dainty city divided in Old and New, with lavish medieval architecture, elegant mansions, sculptured fountains and a wonderful Venetian port of postcard perfection.
Authentic Cretan villages are scattered around the region offering gastronomic plesures - the Creatan way. Herbs of all kinds make lots of appearances and local delicacies include rosemary flavored snails, gamopilafo cooked in staka butter, boureki from Chania, kalitsounia and ntakos. Dig in. Finger-licking guaranteed.
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