Paleochora is a beautiful seaside town, about 70 km away from the center of Chania and is washed by the Libyan Sea. Built between two peninsulas has the natural advantage of being protected from weather and the mountains behind Paleochora complete a unique natural beauty!
The beaches of Paleochora are beautiful and large, with landscape diversity as they don’t resemble each other, with changes from sand to pebbles and rocks! The eastern peninsula bordering the town of Paleochora, has a pier from where boats go to destinations like Agia Roumeli, Sougia, Elafonisi, Gavdos and Ancient Lissos.
The activities on the beaches of Paleochora and neighboring areas are many, as are the beaches like Pahia Ammos, Gianiskari, Plakaki and cape Krios. Activities such as water skiing, jet ski, sailing, kitesurf, and even fishing are ideal for the region and for nature lovers there are many paths such as E4 and E1 that end at beautiful beaches. While Agia Irini and Samaria gorges, are not far from Paleochora!
In the center of Paleochora, along the coast, you will find many restaurants, traditional taverns, cafes and bars! With a car rental Paleochora is directly accessible to enjoy your vacation in Crete!