Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi is the most famous beach of  Southwest Crete. People come from all over Europe (and not only) to spend a few hours in this tropical beach. The shallow, crystal-clear, and warm water of Elafonissi are the best choice for families and people who like to take it easy on the beach, listen some music and get some serious tanning.

Elafonissi beach distance from Paleochora: 45km (equal to 80min drive or 60min by boat).

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Paleochora Minoan and Ancient Archaeological Sites in Crete

Minoan and Ancient Archaeological Sites in Crete around Paleochora

There are numerous Minoan and ancient archaeological sites in Crete around Paleochora. Crete is, after all, the crossroad of three continents and the birthplace of the Western civilization. Until present days, the Minoan civilization, which flourished in the island from 2600 to 1000 B.C., is a key for the research and understanding of the historical evolution of Europe and the adjacent cultures that prospered around the Mediterranean Sea. READ MORE

Gavdos Island

Gavdos Island

Gavdos Island is the southernmost border of Greece and Europe.

Gavdos distance from Paleochora: 36miles.

Duration of trip with boat: 3-4 hours.

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Chania City

Chania City

The city of Chania is located on the northeast part of the Prefecture of Chania. It is the capital of the prefecture and its administrative, economic, commercial and transportation center.

Chania city distance from Paleochora: 75km, driving time: 75min. READ MORE

Anydri Beach

Anydri beach is about 3,5km from Paleochora. You need to find your way to Paleochora Camping & Club (a.ka.Keratides beach) which is about 2km from Paleochora and  towards east.

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