Chora Sfakion is the port of call of the boat that (daily) takes the sturdy walkers back from the Samaria Gorge to the busses that will drive them to their accommodations. "It is also the starting point for those who want to visit the Samaria Gorge the "lazy way"."
Paleochora is a small town with 1500 inhabitants, which expands in summertime to 10.000 people. It is situated in the Southwestern part of Crete, on a peninsula that bears the same name. The peninsula has beaches on both sides and in the back the steep mountain slopes of the Lefka Ori, the White Mountains.
Chania is the capital of the province Chania and has approximately 60.000 inhabitants. It is a lively and nowadays also very busy town. The Chania of 10 years ago does not exist anymore. Since clever marketing persons invented a system to promote this town as the most beautiful town of Crete, the real beauty
Kissamos or Kastelli, which one of the two do we have to use? Originally the place was named: Kastelli di Kissamos. Since a lot of places on Crete have the same name, it was called Kissamos more and more over the years. However, when you approach this town from the road from Chania, both