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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 118 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 91%

Shopping 79%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 86%

Culture 84%

Nightlife / partying 77%

Value for money 85%

Customer Travel Tips for Chania

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96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


17 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: take the bus to Samaria George

Liked: Chania have a nice venice port with many restaurants and clubs

Disliked: -

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
84% Avg. rating


06 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: There is a public bus just to the right outside the airport that can take you to the center of Chania. Here is the timatable: http://www.bus-service-crete-ktel.com/timetabledet.php?line=32&lg=2 Also took this bus to Ancient Aptera but it's a 3km walk from the main road and not really much to do when waiting for the bus back so would perhaps recommend renting a scooter or car and go and see some other places the same day. There is a small but nice sand beach just outside the old harbor. Liked the fun Go-kart place just outside town with free transfer.

Liked: Old town is filled with old rustic buildings and lovely narrow streets. Just walking around there makes the the perfect. Friendly people and good food and perfect weather. The rich history of Greece makes is ideal for sightseeing. Nice sandy beaches and a overall good atmosphere.

Disliked: I don't really travel to shop but it didn't seem to have a lot of good options for shopping fashion clothes.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Take time to expxplore the less frequented areas. It´s worth it.

Liked: The old town has a lot going for it. Lots to see and do.

Disliked: If travelling by car parking can be a problem. Although we were there in April it was sometimes difficult to find a parking space near the old town. Parking within the old town is not permitted.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


07 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: visit the old town

Liked: friendly and picturesque

Disliked: nothing

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


17 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: this one

Liked: old sity

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


06 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Drive and enjoy the scenery!

Liked: The beautiful beaches!~

Disliked: Nil

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


02 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: dont take too much hot/heavy clothes like i did ;)

Liked: good ambient, good weather, easy calm life rate...

Disliked: no

96% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


27 Oct 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Go in October. The weather was still lovely and it's not so touristy! Also, the bus system is easy and accessible, use it!

Liked: EVERYTHING!! The people are so warm and friendly! The island is gorgeous! We went about mid-October which is the perfect time to go because it's the end of tourist season. Everything is a lot cheaper, nothing is crowded, beaches are relatively empty, many discounts with shopping.

Disliked: Not a thing!

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


21 Oct 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Double check the schedule of the buses (don't trust the time that is written on the ticket - I missed the last bus one day because the bus departured 15 minutes earlier than it should be...)

Liked: Weather

Disliked: Too many tourists

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


14 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: need to visit Elafonisi beach

Liked: lovely beaches and beautiful old town

Disliked: nothing

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


23 Sep 2013

Customer Travel Tip: eat at the botanic garden/park

Liked: friendly people

Disliked: people trying to persuade you to go into their bars

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


01 Sep 2013

Customer Travel Tip: people and food

Liked: people

Disliked: transport

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Just walk around and enjoy.. Take your time...

Liked: It's very alive at night, really nice people and good atmosphere. Felt safe to travel there.

Disliked: If you're gonna drive inside the city it's gonna be a bit confusing, at least at the beginning.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: I should recommend to visit Elafonisi beach, it's only 2 hours from city of Chania and it is one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen.

Liked: Chania is much more beautiful than Heraklion and closest to the west coast which I recommend to see. Eating in the restaurants is very profitable and the food is great. In every restaurant you get free entrances and raki and sometimes even drinks.

Disliked: No.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


27 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Walk in the centre at night

Liked: Venetian streets

Disliked: No

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


21 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Buses look like coaches

Liked: Friendly people Small enough town

Disliked: No

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


21 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bus trips out to the beaches are great. Elafonisi particularly special.

Liked: Proper old town, clean, friendly, good location for getting around western Crete

Disliked: No dislikes.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


15 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Use the local bus (coach) system. Read HE CRETAN RUNNER by George Psychoudakis before leaving home, as I did.

Liked: Peaceful and picturesque. Unknown to us beforehand.. Enjoyed the statues of the partisans. The bus system between Chania and Heraklion, between Chania and Omalos and between Chania and Choron Sfakion is excellent. In fact they use coaches not buses. Good price and top-quality driving on difficult roads. Please let the bus company know this.

Disliked: Could do with much more maintenance of painted shutters etc. Even the waterfront, which is beautiful, was tatty. The Irish are much better e.g. in Dingle in the SW corner of Ireland. They have a high standard of paintwork and use their imagination. Greeks seem to tolerate the misuse of paint (graffiti) and do not use paint to maintain their properties enough. I'd like feedback on this point as I am providing a comparative tourist experience from may in Chania to June in Dingle.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


12 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: bring spf50+ sunscreen

Liked: nice people, safe town, cheap things

Disliked: too sunny

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Don't go during high sea, but come in June or september

Liked: Full of character, lots to see and do

Disliked: Crowded with tourists

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 118 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 91%

Shopping 79%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 86%

Culture 84%

Nightlife / partying 77%

Value for money 85%

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