Chania City, Crete - Greece | 05 Aug 2014
35.518552° N | 24.018699° E
Situated to the west of the island, Chania (hahn-yah) is admittedly Crete’s most picturesque and characterful city. Its scenic Old Town is an amalgamation of Venetian and Ottoman architectures, a heritage from two of the many ‘suitors’ of this beautiful Mediterranean island. The beautiful labyrinth of little streets creates a unique ambient atmosphere and leads to an impressive harbor with the characteristic lighthouse, Chania’s long – standing emblem. Numerous restored Venetian townhouses have been converted into boutique hotels full of character while partly restored roofless Venetian buildings house sophisticated restaurants and elegant bars, creating an unspeakable charm under the starry summer sky of Crete. Whether you choose to visit Chania in the summer or the winter time you will be overwhelmed by the charm of the city. Vibrant, full of life and cosmopolitan in the summer; sweet, cozy and nostalgic in the winter will make sure to captivate you. Forever.