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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
Agiou Markou 8 | Akti Tompazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

We went almost every evening here, as the place is spectacular! It's a bit crowded as the place is full of locals and tourists but it's still magical. You can find a lot of restaurants, souvenir shops and all kind of shops around this area....More

Thank George M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The old harbour in Chania is the most romantic harbour I've been...visit it at the sunrise at about 8-8.30 p.m. is magical

Thank MariaPaphiti
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are boat tours, lots of good restaurants, great views, and shops in the harbor. It is worth even a quick visit, although I would highly suggest taking a complete walk-around to experience the whole thing.

Thank broseph_von_bro
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best time to visit is just before the sunset. We took a leisurely 15 mins stroll from our hotel and walked along the sea wall leading to the lighthouse to watch the sunset. Its no wonder that it is rated the best place to visit...More

Thank c2chen
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful Venetian harbour where you can take a lovely walk amongst museums, an old castle & lighthouse. Turtles are an endangered species here so we were thrilled to see one swimming alongside us in the water as we strolled on the pier. It was love!y...More

Thank Claire w
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the place to be if you want to chill and go for drinks, great food and a good time. Its a must if you like history and Greece.

Thank royalclass
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in rethymnon and i was beating myself up after seeing this lovely place we rented a car and we drove to chania town for me it has alot more to offer tourists the locals and people in the town are experienced and lovely...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Old venetian harbor, next to the city hosts amazing old buildings, museums, the ruins of the venetian castle, a lighthouse symbol of city, art exhibitions, churches, restaurants with local food and fish tavernas, bars and shops. Free admission, easy access. Best during spring or autumn....More

Thank aacctraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place to walk around! Full of restaurants , coffee shops and shops!!! Great sea view as well.

Thank sunnyaki
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Harbour itself is beautiful although completely overrun by visitors. We decided to do a sunset cruise and chose the boat called Thia Mara. This was a big mistake!! It's an attractive wooden boat and the title was Sunset Cruise one hour. 10 euros each...More

Thank Gillybeanstravels
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19 July 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.
Kristie F
17 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy C | Reviewed this property |
Lots of museums and stunning churches in Chania Town centre , you can get the bus there and back direct from Platanias. We are still on Crete and have suffered the same weather. If you've transport you can travel up to the... More
29 August 2016|
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Response from Martin D | Reviewed this property |
I drove and parked in the underground multi story car park at the top of the old town by Zara. It cost me 8 euro And was very easy