Chania is a city on the northwest coast of the Greek island of Crete. It’s known for its 14th-century Venetian harbor, narrow streets and waterfront restaurants. At the harbor entrance is a 16th-century lighthouse with Venetian, Egyptian and Ottoman influences. Opposite, the Nautical Museum has model ships, naval objects and photographs. The former monastery of St. Francis houses the Archaeological Museum of Chania.
Charming cobblestoned streets of Chania will instantly make you fall in love with this city. Colourful city corners and locals hospitality add to city’s endless charm. Beside amazing beaches the city provides rich historical sites and monuments reflecting the culture of the island. Visit the Venetian lighthouse- the city’s landmark and many museums while wandering around the narrow streets of city’s old town. Take a stroll on the Chania port and rest in one of many Cretan taverns soaking the view of the magnificent horizon.