Travel to Paleochora
The nymph of Libyan Sea
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If you are planning your holidays or if you are already in Crete, you must travel to Paleochora. Is a small cosmopolitan town and is located 70 km South West of Chania city. You need a 1 hour drive to reach and its built on a peninsula that extends into the Libyan Sea.
You will be enchanted by its white and colorful houses that smell of cleanliness in your passage in Paleochora. Is a small seductive town with its beautiful narrow alleys and streets which all which all end in coastal roads.
Everyone can enjoy the harmony between Cretan culture and the modern changes in shops observed in recent years. Paleochora is also a great combination of the wild beauty of the surrounding mountains and the endless blue of Libyan Sea. So it’s a perfect choice for those who want to enjoy the crystal clear waters of Libyan Sea and the paths for walking among the trees and nature.
A hospitable cosmopolitan village whose 2500 inhabitants do not miss the opportunity to welcome in the well-known Cretan traditional way the visitors of the area and thank them. They rightly call her “Nymph of the Libyan Sea” or “Land of the Sun”.
The experiences it offers are many and pleasant as an area with all kinds of shops inside and its sandy or pebble beaches. You can enjoy the endless summer parties besides with the traditional hospitality or “cretan filoxenia / philoksenia”.
Life in Paleochora is more lively than in Sougia, especially in the summer months and in the afternoon when the approximately 2500 permanent residents and visitors of the area make their excursion for coffee, food and night life.