Chania is a coastal town of northwestern Crete, one of the most important ports of Crete and the capital of the regional unit of Chania. It occupies an area of about thirteen square kilometers. It was an important Minoan city and has been identified with ancient Kydonia.
The seaside village of Chania, is just 8 km from Chania. It has been developed along the waterfront and in the recent years has turned into a bustling spot of the north Chania. It is located in Galata and its nice and very clean beach, the main feature of which is the extensive coastline. It has been awarded with the Blue Flag of the European Union and is distinguished for its excellent organization. It also has many hotels, rooms and apartments, restaurants, beach bars and shops of all kinds. Most of them can be found along the coastal road and the side- roads.
The settlement above is built within half a mile and 150 meters higher. It is a small village that combines natural beauty with scenic view. Natural relief hills create unique shapes combined with traditional architecture and form the uniqueness of the place. Υou will find hotels and restaurants where you can taste the unique flavors of Cretan cuisine.