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Paleochora

Paleochora is built on a small peninsula and so it faces both the east and west with numerous beaches and small coves extending on both sides.
Paleochora is situated 75 km south of the city of Chania,  on the southwest coast of Crete.
The town is set along 11 km of coastline.

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From Azogires or Anidri to Gialiskari beach – How to get

Azogires (or Azogyres) is a nice, quiet village, just 7 km above Paleochora, on the road to Sougia. From Azogires there is a path which leads to the village below, Anidri village and then to the beach of Gialiskari. The path is an easy one and takes around 2 hours. There is shade...

Paleochora is windy? Check out this simple tip

Paleochora is built on a small peninsula and so it faces both the east and west with numerous beaches and small coves extending on both sides. It is also a rather windy place, but very peculiar as when it is windy from one side, we go swimming on the other. Therefore, if...

Dolphine watching in Paleochora? Does it exist?

Written by boattrip.gr We go on trips for pleasure, relaxation, and to enjoy activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and exploring new places. While seeing a dolphin or whale is possible, it is extremely rare and only happens about 5% of the time, under specific circumstances, might away from Paleochora. Last year, we were...

A brief history of Paleochora

The peninsula on which the town of Paleochora now stands used to lay under water when a major earthquake made the west side of Crete rise up making the peninsula of Paleochora emerge from the depths. In ancient times there was a city called Kalamyde a short distance north of where...

How to get to Paleochora

Paleochora is situated 75 km south of the city of Chania. If you have arrived on the island, you can reach Paleochora by bus, taxi or your own hire car. Taxi rates, as well as hire car rates, may vary so it is advisable to check out many options. From Chania to Paleochora...