Paleochora

location

Sightseeing
in Paleochora

Paleochora, in the province of Hania, is situated on the Lybian Sea on the south coast of Crete. The climate is mediterranian with more than 300 sunny days a year. Around Paleochora you will find many different beaches (sandy and pebble beaches, many small bays). Most are safe for children, making Paelochora the holiday place for all the family.
There are also about ten archeological sites around Paleochora, a big number of Byzantine Churches and a Venetian castle. Paleochora is not just a tourist resort but also still a typical Cretan village that has grown together with its friends and visitors.
A daily bus connects with Hania and ferry boats bring you to the islands of Elafonisos and Gavdos, as well as Sougia, Agia Roumeli (Samaria Gorge), Loutro and Sfakia. You will find all necessary facilities in Paleochora town for pleasant and eventful holidays.

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