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Chania travel guide

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You're Going to Love Chania

Chania is a Cretan gem. This coastal town at the west end of the island retains Turkish and Venetian influences, has some spectacular natural sights as well as beaches nearby and has enough restaurants and nightlife to keep anyone happy.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Chania

When to Visit Chania

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Summer is a good time for beach lovers and the Chania Cultural Festival takes place in August. If you can't stand 100+ degree heat, try October or between April and early June.

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How to Get to Chania

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Where to Stay in Chania

High-quality resort hotels near Chania include the Grecotel Kalliston and Cretan Dream Royal Hotel, while good options in town include Casa Delfino and the Ambassadors Residence.

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How to Get Around Chania

The Cost of Living in Chania

Shopping Streets

Kondilaki, Zambeliou and Halidon in the center of town are the main shopping streets, but check out the Agora (covered market) as well. The city is particularly famous for its leather goods, so there may be some bargain accessories to be found.

Groceries and Other

Local supermarket options include ΣΥΝ and Carrefour. Expect a gallon of milk to cost around EUR4.80.

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Where to Eat in Chania

Some of the best tavernas in Chania - and there are plenty - include Chalkina by the harbor, Prassein Aloga (which also hosts live music most nights), and the slightly remote but superb Thalassino Ageri, where fish is the specialty. Prices vary, but a meal will typically cost around EUR15.

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