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Agiou Markou 8 | Akti Tompazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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All reviews watch the world beautiful harbour shops and restaurants harbour front narrow streets harbour area watch the sunset walk around light house nice walk maritime museum boat trip lighthouse stroll bustling tourists harbours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This old harbour offers a pictureque half-circle of classic venetian architechture, a great choice of restaurants, an old mosque and a clean, broad promenade all around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Coldings
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Chania as part of a cruise visit so only had a few hours her, but this is definitely a place I would want to return to. The harbour is just so picturesque, so many photo opportunities. Lots of small streets nearby teeming with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 559sueb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chania, Crete The most evocative city of the Greek Islands. For two days I’ve enjoyed walking this historic city, appreciating the Venetian Harbor. Starting as the Minoan settlement of Kydonia in ancient times, Chania was quick to become a chief city on the Mediterranean. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of this harbor is very picturesque! The lighhouse at the entrance is memorable. There are many restaurants located along the promenade. Also many shops nearby. A bit crowded, but manageable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many restaurants and places to stop it's almost hard to get all the way from one end of the harbor to the other in a day. Just off the harbor is all the REAL shopping. The shopping on the harbor is mostly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HeidiB4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to eat with the children that allowed them the space to move and us the space to relax. We found it at the water front. The children enjoyed looking for fish and crabs, whilst the adults were able to sit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank George K
Reviewed December 11, 2018

On Sep 21, we arrived at Chania's Souda Port by cruise ship and headed to the Old Venetian Harbor by the town bus that met us at the dock. After wandering around downtown we found the Venetian Fountain at the Plaza El. Venizelou and saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HappyKatya
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We stayed near the harbor and it was good for having lunch nearby the water. There was easy access to convenience stores for water and the bus station to travel to other parts of the island.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank oneinfivebill
Reviewed December 3, 2018

This normally sheltered harbour was experiencing the pre-cursor of a huge storm...waves were encroaching into the harbourfront shops and restaurants. Nonetheless, it is a fascinating place - easy to imagine what the town was like when the Venetians ruled...and, with climate change upon us, I'd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk around, check stores, have a bite and see some history.. very c9z the and lively streets..

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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
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.