Chania Things to do

Chania Things to do
Guide to things to do in Chania, Greece

There are many chances for alternative things to do Chania, apart from beach holidays. Diving is gradually developing in the region of Chania as the coastline of Crete is rich is sea flora, rare fish species, ancient wrecks and other interesting diving spots. Most diving centres are found on the northern coasts of Chania and offer diving trips and courses of all levels. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are also developing in the western coasts of Chania.

The region of Chania is also perfect for hiking. In fact, many hikers come to Crete mostly in spring and autumn to walk the hiking trails in the inland. Along their way, they see interesting sights, authentic villages and secluded beaches. Samaria Gorge is the most popular hiking spot in Chania. Before flying back home, taste and buy local traditional products and souvenirs from Crete.

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Discover the sightseeings, beaches and villages of the region.
Discover the town and area with more some tours and excursions proposed.
The main shopping center of the region in Chania Town. Especially the Old Town.
Festivals & Events
Discover the festivals, religious feasts and cultural events in the area.
Chania diving
The sea bottom of Crete host many treasures, which is why scuba diving is developing in Chania.
Chania windsurfing and kitesurfing
Organized windsurfing centres in Chania are limited, but the wind is great for this sports.
Discover the secrets of the area on beautiful sailing boats.
The Gorge of Samaria lies on the southern side and is a wonderful place for hikers.
Discover pottery classes for adults, beginners or advanced with morning and afternoon sections.
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