Rent a car in Chania and get to know the city in all its glory! With a car hire you will not miss the details of this beautiful city and of course the destinations of Chania prefecture. With many pick up and drop off locations throughout the area, it will be easy and comfortable for you to move without being dependent on public transport!
The beauty of the city lies in the variety, especially in architecture! The combination is fascinating!
Chania is actually divided in the old town and the modern city, and has many beautiful suburbs like Kounoupidiana, Mournies, Souda and Galata. The old town is bordered in the Venetian fortifications and around the old port, while the modern is developed outside the walls!
The Old Town is considered one of the most beautiful in the Mediterranean, with the Castelli hill inhabited since the Neolithic era, the old and picturesque quarter of Muslims, while walking by seaside you will see the Venetian shipyards from 1497. The Venetian harbor is beautiful with its famous lighthouse across the harbor complementing a unique landscape. The Eleftherios Venizelos Square is the city tourist center on the harbor where boats leave for Gramvousa and St. Theodore, the beautiful islands that are worth a visit. The Firka fortress next to the Maritime museum marks the end of the old city. The Municipal Market, the districts, Koum Kapi are some of the many beautiful sights!
The modern city also has attractions such as the Municipal Park, and right next to it, the Park of “Peace and Friendship” and of course the Old Clock next to the Public Garden. Just a short drive to the Halepa district is full of beautiful mansions, while the house museum of Eleftherios Venizelos is worth a visit! Do not forget to drive up the hill of Prophet Elias to visit the graves of Venizelos and enjoy spectacular views of the city and of the sea!