Car Hire in Chania
General information about Chania
This is an extraordinary and picturesque city with reminders of the past at every corner. Chania is the main town in the west of Crete, with the second largest population after Heraklion. Chania is divided into two parts: The New Town which is where the day to day business of Chania goes on, with its nice shops and offices, the post office and banks, the renowned indoor market and the bus stations.
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The Old Town, which is built around the Venetian harbor with numerous picturesque narrow streets and architecture is showing the influence of decades of foreign domination. The first thing visitors see when reaching the town of Chania is the Venetian harbor and beautiful castle.
Chania has an international airport with scheduled flights during the whole year and abundant charter flights serving much of Europe during the season, from April to October.
Ferries sail to and from Athens (Pireaus) daily. The port for ferries from Chania is at Souda, Is a few kilometers away. A car hire can also be arranged directly at the port of Chania.
In Chania and in the touristy beach resorts of the particularly in Platanias and Paleohora numerous modern bars proposing various atmospheres can be found.
Night clubs are also available and are playing a wide range of music and stay open until morning. Beach bars are located on some beaches also.
Chrisi Akti is one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete and it is very close to the centre of Chania. A small peninsula shapes two small bays, nice for swimming, with calm and clean waters. You can get there by your hire car, if you take the road to Kissamos.
Take the chance and visit also Rethymnon, that very close to the city of Chania.
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Visit also in Chania: the Skridloff - Leather Street, one of tourists' most popular spots in Chania. It is very busy, always crowded, full of shops offering traditional leather products as well as fake branded stuff.
The Kioutsouk Hassan Mosque or Giali Tzamissi, this is one of the most picturous views of Chania, you'll find it on most of Chania postards. The mosque of Kioutsouk Hassan or Giali Tzamissi It is the only mosque preserved in the city and dates back to the second half of the 17th century.
The Samaria Gorge.
Besides staying in Omalos at the mouth of the gorge, Chania is the closest and best base camp for the long trek.
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Parcel shelf was broken_ which was a nuisance. Also_ airbag warning light was on when we picked it up. These 2 things suggest that the car was not checked fully before rental. Otherwise the car was fine.
Value for money.
I can only give positive reply.
Last Update 2016-05-04