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Information for your daily tours & getaways

Our staff can provide you with detailed information on planning your sightseeing tour of Chania. We can provide you information on the operation timetables of museums, bus routes and ships, proposals for car rental and daily excursions with organized groups or individually. We can also arrange plenty of daily tours and activities with a pick-up and drop off service directly from your room during your stay at Zorbas Beach Village Hotel.

About Chania Town

Chania is one of the oldest towns in Crete, with a rich and long history. Famous for its preservable settlement with the remarkable monuments and houses from the Venetian times, this authentic town is considered quite lively and definitely picturesque for its mystical character and traditional beauty.
Chania consists of two settlements, the old and the new town which co-exist harmonically. The modern town of Chania charms every visitor. It combines tradition with tourism and suits for all the holiday types. The friendly atmosphere and warm hospitality of Chania guarantee a unique holiday experience.
The 16th-century Venetian lighthouse is the landmark of Chania and lies at the extreme end of the pier. It is the first thing a visitor sees while reaching the port, one of the most important historical sites in Chania.

The town is a romantic place to stroll around, with Medieval architecture and a wonderful Venetian port, the most famous spot of the town. Τhere is a variety of different museums, the old market, the mosques, the synagogues and many others. You can get carried away by a multitude of sightseeing. The narrow streets alone, offer an experience of traveling to another era. The amalgamation of religious Turkish, Venetian and Jewish architecture provides the perfect idyllic atmosphere to the town.
In close distance to Chania, there are many tourist attractions and beaches. You should not also miss excursions around the region to discover the fabulous spots of Chania like Balos, Elafonissi, Sfakia, Falassarna and Samaria Gorge.

All beaches in Chania Greece have crystal water and each one offers a unique experience, from the most tourist to the most secluded beach. The natural beauty of the area is breathtaking.