Walking and hiking in South Chania is by far one of the best activities to do when in Paleochora (and in Crete in general). There are numerous trails all over the area with a large variety, regarding both natural surroundings and level of difficulty.
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
For your entertainment and nightlife in Paleochora we have several suggestions…
Gavdos Island is the southernmost border of Greece and Europe.
Gavdos distance from Paleochora: 36miles.
Duration of trip with boat: 3-4 hours.
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
Diving and snorkeling in South Chania are one-of-a-kind recreational activities that attract increasingly many visitors each year.The Libyan Sea in South Crete – which is the sea of Paleochora – is one of the best fishing grounds in the Mediterranean, with a large variety of fishes and marine species to be found. READ MORE
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.
Aris is an art hotel in Paleochora, Chania. Although the concept of an art hotel is more easily found in big cities, we, the family of aris hotel, have a long tradition in art.
Regarding art accommodation in Paleochora, Chania, aris art hotel has you covered. For us, the family behind Aris, art accommodation is not a mere label. It is about bringing art into accommodation for each and every one of our guests. READ MORE
The Cretan breakfast has historically been one of the most important meals of the day for the locals. Originating from the Cretan diet, the “mother” of the Mediterranean diet, the Cretan breakfast includes lots of the local products of the island. READ MORE