Frequently Asked Questions

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. Read more here
While seeing a dolphin or whale is possible, it is extremely rare and only happens under specific circumstances, luck, might away from Paleochora. View the full explanation about whales / dophins in Paleochora
To get from Kissamos to Paleochora in Crete, you have several options such as: Car, bus, taxi, ferry. View more details here
You can get from Paleochora to Elafonissi in Crete by car, bus, taxi or boat. View more details here
Due to the existence of many gorges in south-west Crete, Loutro doesn't have a road network. Therefore, the ferry service between the villages of Paleochora, Sougia, Agia Roumeli, Loutro and Hora Sfakion is a mandatory option. View full guide
To travel from Paleochora to Sougia in Crete, you have a few options such as: ferry, bus, taxi, hiking. View more details here
The public bus from Chania to Paleochora is operated by KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou. The bus departs from the bus station, located at the very centre of Chania, on the corner of Kidonias & Kelaidi Partheniou streets. View more details here
Azogires (or Azogyres) is a nice, quiet village, just 7 km above Paleochora, on the road to Sougia. View more details here
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. View more details here
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. Read more here