These 10 Chania tours and day trips will help you see more of Crete during your vacation in Greece. Experience more with these day trips from Chania.
Chania in Crete
People visiting Crete usually spend a few days in Chania. Apart from being a really pretty coastal town in its own right, Chania is also an ideal base for day trips around the Greek island of Crete.
While it's great to rent a car and explore the island your own way if you can, the main advantage of organized tours is they're a great way to travel to different parts of Crete without needing to worry about the logistics.
You get to discover more of the island in the way of beaches, towns, and places of interest. Local guides help you learn more of local history and culture, and even better, somebody else gets to do the driving!
Some of the best activities and tours in Crete start from Chania This guide will help you choose the best Chania tours and day trips from Chania.
FAQ About Trips from Chania Crete
Readers planning to go sightseeing from Chania often ask questions such as these:
Is Chania worth visiting?
Chania is beautiful place, often considered to be one of the prettiest port towns in Greece. It's a lovely place to wander around, with a great atmosphere in the evening, particularly along the waterfront.
How far is Elafonisi beach from Chania?
The road distance between Chania and Elafonisi is 74.3 km, which is just over 46 miles.
What is Chania known for?
One of the most outstanding features of Chania is its Venetian harbor, and the old town area with its quaint winding alleyways. The waterfront and harbour is particularly pleasant to enjoy on a warm autumn evening.
Can you do a day trip from Crete to Santorini?
It is just about possible to make a day trip to Santorini from Crete, although it must be said that it doesn't allow for much sightseeing time in Santorini itself. Tours pick up in Chania, but most crossings to Santorini from Crete depart from Heraklion.
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Here's some more travel guides to Crete in Greece that might interest you:
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- Reasons to visit Crete in October
- Top things to do in Heraklion
- The Palace of Knossos in Crete
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