If you find yourself wander around the old town's narrow streets and walkways, you will sense the reason Chania was the object of desire for numerous invaders. Venetians, Ottomans, Egyptians and many others, created over time a cultural amalgamation fused with the local elements, which led to present day city, a destination with many faces and a unique character.
Fresh seafood. Olive oil. And the amazing Mediterranean essence found in every Cretan dish. If you have the appetite to gastronomical side of the city, feel free to do so. From gourmet spots to street food vendors, every bite can be an experience, as it carries the island’s essence. That’s the recipe for an extraordinary journey!
We know that the sunsets, the memories, the tastes, will make a set of excellent souvenirs. However, if you feel like taking back home something extra, Chania’s market is the place to be. Or to shop, to say better. From local delicacies to handmade pottery and unique mementos, the city’s narrow streets are full of small treasure that await you to discover them!
With a 4+ millennia history, a market with a dazzling vibe and a fascinating taste map with local, international and fusion spots, Chania has something for everyone!