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Oinokritika Cretan Wine Fair 2015

Posted on 18 Mar 2015 | Category: Events

A large wine celebration is taking place this weekend in Chania. The Wineries of Crete invite people to their annual exhibition, Oinokritika, on March 21st and 22nd, 2015.

Red Bull Boat Race at Chania old port

Posted on 18 Jun 2014 | Category: Events

A special rowing race, the Red Bull Varkada, is taking place on June 28th, 2014, at the Venetian (old) Harbor of Chania Town, Crete, offering a spectacular show to all participants and the audience.

Chinese mass weddings announced for 2014

Posted on 13 Nov 2013 | Category: News

Mass wedding ceremonies for 16 Chinese couples are scheduled for April 2014 in Chania Crete, as part of developing wedding tourism on the island.

Regatta for 100 years since union of Crete

Posted on 12 Jul 2013 | Category: Events

A different series of boat races will take place in October 2013 in Crete. This is a regatta for the celebration of 100 years since the union of Crete with Greece.


Posted on 10 Jan 2011 | Category: News

A new archaeological museum will be built in Chania Town. Actually, it will be located in the former military camp of Hatzidakis in Halepa.

Fossiled foot track found in Crete

Posted on 24 Sep 2010 | Category: News

A 7 million-years-old foot track of a carnivorous was found in Chania Crete, the oldest fossiled foot track found in the Greek territory.

A museum for the evolution of typography

Posted on 08 Dec 2009 | Category: Interviews

The Typography Museum was inaugurated in May 2005 under the auspices of the local newspaper Haniotika Nea (News of Chania) and it is dedicated to presenting the evolution of typography through centuries.


Posted on 17 Nov 2009 | Category: News

The local authorities of Chania Crete are studying the possibility to construct a new open theatre in the abandoned quarry of Marathi.

Diving park in Elafonisi

Posted on 18 Sep 2009 | Category: News

The Prefecture of Chania and the Municipality of Inochori are setting up and cofinance the project of creating a Diving Park in Elafonisi.


Posted on 07 Aug 2009 | Category: News

For one more time, the Catholic Cemetery of Chania Town, in Markou Botsari street, was vandalized last weekend by strangers.

Jump from the highest bridge in the Balkans

Posted on 30 Jun 2009 | Category: Interviews

Have you considered combining your summer holidays to Crete with an extreme sport? Well, there couldn

Old Town nominee for Unesco Monument

Posted on 11 Jun 2009 | Category: News

The Municipality of Chania has decided to submit its candidature to include the Old Town of Chania in the list of UNESCO's World Heritage.

Festival of Neighborhood

Posted on 22 May 2009 | Category: Events

The Festival of the Neighbourhood will take place next Tuesday, 26th May, the evening in three spots of Chania town aiming to entie the bonds between the residents.

Samaria Gorge opened for summer

Posted on 17 Apr 2009 | Category: News

The Forest Service of Chania announced that from April 29th, the Gorge of Samaria will reopen to visitors.


Posted on 08 Apr 2009 | Category: News

The mayor of Souda, with two letters to the President of the Greek Parliament and the Greek Minister of Internal Affairs, asks for the preservation and restoration of Itzedin Fortress.

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