Gonia Monastery

Gonia Monastery

This impressive monastery looks traditional, with a humble exterior but grand domes as well. It was originally built back in the 9th century on the ruins of an ancient temple, but was then rebuilt in its current spot much later, with plenty of Venetian influences to boot. Byzantine relics remain inside.
Have a drink in the relaxed restaurants

Have a drink in the relaxed restaurants

Kolymbari, Crete (Chania Area)

Kolymbari isn’t typically designed for big nights on the tiles, but you can keep things at a go-slow pace. Choose from the local restaurants and hotel bars, and enjoy a few drinks as the stars come out. The...

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Dine by the shore

Dine by the shore

Kolymbari, Crete (Chania Area)

Mediterranean and Greek fusions combine in the cluster of restaurants right by the shore. Grilled meats, halloumi and salads are still favourite feasts, but you’d regret not sampling the seafood. Sole, octopus,...

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Fisheries Museum

Fisheries Museum

Kolymbari, Crete (Chania Area)

Since 2005, exhibits displaying Chania’s maritime heritage and tradition of fishing have been open to the public at the Fisheries Museum. As the resort is known for its nautical nature, there’s a lot to see....

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