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Old Venetian Harbor

Agiou Markou 8 | Akti Tompazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Agiou Markou 8 | Akti Tompazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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"watch the world"
in 77 reviews
"beautiful harbour"
in 89 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 55 reviews
"harbour front"
in 38 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 68 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 35 reviews
"harbour area"
in 29 reviews
"light house"
in 68 reviews
"walk around"
in 33 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 31 reviews
"maritime museum"
in 46 reviews
"boat trip"
in 28 reviews
"lighthouse"
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"stroll"
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"tourists"
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"bustling"
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"charm"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice walk in the evening along the shore. You can stop anywhere for a quick bite or a cocktail. Lots of souvenirs shops and handmade jewelry stores.

Thank Bogdan A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In this part of the city you can find the story of this town but not only... there is a fusion between the history and the modernity so you can live the city in all its aspects?

Thank Adriano T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved walking around in the old harbor. It’s very beautiful and walking out to the lighthouse was very enjoyable. It is quite a stroll but I enjoy having the water all around me. The best thing to do is get lost in all the alleys...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Understandably there are a lot of tourists and is a heaving hub of activity. See the port and the lighthouse , however make sure you wander down the small streets ; which are absolutely magical. If you do go, please make...More

Thank Patricia R
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit morning or evening to see the sunrise, cameras should be at the ready. Numerous cafes and restaurants to feed those in need of great eats. So much to see walking though the shopping alleys. Enjoy

Thank sweetspops
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is of course beautiful and it is a nice spot to take a picture BUT for me it was just too touristic. I would say it is nice to see but not a must.

Thank Maria E
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Its a beautiful old town of Chania.A great place to visit.Choices of restaurants and attraction. Great biat sunset trip and souvenirs shops. The down side car parking for tourist.

Thank Gregorius S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful stroll for all ages. This area is loaded with restaurants, bars, and stores catering to tourists. The waves crash on the harbour creating great photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a sunny day this is a lovely place to while away a few hours with something for everyone ranging from shopping, dining, sightseeing and no doubt lots more. It’s not so hard to see the Venetian influence on the more recent buildings, but with...More

1  Thank Roving_Bill
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old Venetian Harbour is a must-see for all visitors to Chania and western Crete. It still has the old harbour entrance lighthouse, bastions and some old buildings. It is not very large so you can walk from one tip to another in a couple...More

1  Thank Ednitram
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zenbia
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
The Venetian old harbour is an ideal location to stay whilst visiting beautiful Chania. It’s not too far from everything & will be quiet as it’s away from the restaurants & bars
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jatho-04
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Theohatzi92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi everyone, i have not gone on a cruise in a while, but if you plan on traveling to Chania specifically, you will stop at the Souda Port in Chania and then to get to the Venetian harbor you have to take a car or a taxi to... More
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SUE N
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Youngy61 | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Vilelmine is really well located, quiet with excellent owners, the rooms are really nice but it doesn't have a lift.
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