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Agiou Markou 8 | Akti Tompazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Ways to Experience Old Venetian Harbor
Chania city
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All reviews watch the world beautiful harbour shops and restaurants harbour front narrow streets harbour area watch the sunset walk around light house nice walk maritime museum boat trip lighthouse stroll bustling tourists harbours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On Sep 21, we arrived at Chania's Souda Port by cruise ship and headed to the Old Venetian Harbor by the town bus that met us at the dock. After wandering around downtown we found the Venetian Fountain at the Plaza El. Venizelou and saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HappyKatya
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed near the harbor and it was good for having lunch nearby the water. There was easy access to convenience stores for water and the bus station to travel to other parts of the island.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank oneinfivebill
Reviewed 1 week ago

This normally sheltered harbour was experiencing the pre-cursor of a huge storm...waves were encroaching into the harbourfront shops and restaurants. Nonetheless, it is a fascinating place - easy to imagine what the town was like when the Venetians ruled...and, with climate change upon us, I'd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RunawayVieve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around, check stores, have a bite and see some history.. very c9z the and lively streets..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pqaquino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the harbor area great place to relax and bite or a cup of coffee. Well within walking distance for shopping

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 852allend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered through the market and then into a bar on the shore. My friend walked around to the lighthouse. End of day and wonderful lights as the sun set, making for terrific pictures. A delightful place to stroll, grab a meal or drink, or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jmdevries
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to roam around. The old town as a whole is lovely for roaming. The harbour also has a lot of seafront cafes and restaurants though I would opt for the back street restaurants. Better food and cheaper.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BuntC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to spend a day, but you should go also at night when the place is so beautiful and romantic. You can walk on the hidden beautiful streets behind the harbour. The sunset is great. There are a lot of restaurants,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlinaR0403
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

..if they do not drag you into one of the restaurants. Otherwise gorgeous, valuable site to see and enjoy, beautiful! Lighthouse walk highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take a stroll, sit on a bench and enjoy the view of the colourful houses and restaurant and listen to the sound of the waves.

Date of experience: November 2018
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5 March 2018|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
The Venetian old harbour is an ideal location to stay whilst visiting beautiful Chania. It’s not too far from everything & will be quiet as it’s away from the restaurants & bars
29 January 2018|
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Response from Theohatzi92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi everyone, i have not gone on a cruise in a while, but if you plan on traveling to Chania specifically, you will stop at the Souda Port in Chania and then to get to the Venetian harbor you have to take a car or a taxi to... More
19 July 2017|
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Response from Youngy61 | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Vilelmine is really well located, quiet with excellent owners, the rooms are really nice but it doesn't have a lift.