About city of Chania
Chania in Crete, Greece, is the hometown and resting place of Eleftherios Venizelos, and is one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. A city of many tales, ancient, old and contemporary, Greek and yet not only. Chania is one of the most appealing and worldwide popular tourist destinations of Greece, attracting every year, all year round, thousands of visitors and faithful lovers who repeatedly return to this mistress/city that has been so generously blessed by nature and densely woven by history. To discover more click here.
Places to visit in Chania
There are several websites where you can find information on the places you can visit in Chania and Crete. You can follow this link to plan your activities beyond the meetings & other actions hours. Let us suggest to you some links that may facilitate your search:
History & Archeological Sites.
Eletherios Venizelos House – please check here.
Maritime Museum of Crete – please check here.
Botanic Park & Gardens of Crete – please check here.
Beaches in Chania.
Agioi Apostoloi Beach (15 minutes with the car) – check here.
Kalathas Beach (20 minutes with the car) – check here.
Marathi Beach (20 minutes with the car) – check here.
Stavros Beach (25 minutes with the car) – check here.
Falaserna Beach (67 minutes with the car) – check here.
Balos Beach (84 minutes with the car) – check here.
For more information on other beaches in Chania, please check here.
WORKING HOURS of SHOPS in CHANIA.
Public Offices: Monday – Friday 7:30 – 15:00
Post Offices: Monday-Friday 7:30 – 14:00
Banks: Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 14:30 and Friday 8:00 – 13:30
Shops are open on Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 – 15:00, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 – 14:00 and 17:30 – 21:00, and Saturday: 9:00 – 15:00.
Although pharmacies have variable working hours, they are usually open from 08:00 to 14:00 on Monday and Wednesdays. On Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, they are also open from 17:30 to 21:00. There are also pharmacies that are open 24 hours and at weekends. You can find the lists of them on the doors of all pharmacies.
National Emergency Center: 166
Emergency Hospitals, Pharmacies, Doctors: 14944
Fire Brigade: 199
Touristic Police: 171
Emergency Intervention of the Port Authority: 108
European Emergency Number: 112
Kostas Petridi’s Number: +306932250964
The European Emergency Number was created to serve the citizens on a 24-hour basis, no matter in which country of the European Union they will need it. The call is answered immediately by a specialized professional with whom you can communicate in one of the primary European languages. The call from a fixed phone, a mobile phone, a telephone box, or a public telephone appliance is without charge. The European Emergency Number also operates in Greece and serves the visitors to our country. The number operates within the range of any mobile telephony network, even if your network does not function in a specific area, provided there is coverage by another network.
For more information, visit the website of the General Secretariat of Civil Protection: