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    Attios Travel Agency for Your Trips

    by gale.blog.pl Updated Jun 5, 2006

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    Favorite thing: I can sincerely recomend Attios Travel Agency for your trips around Chania. They offer professional customer care, good services and accept credit cards.

    As far as I know Attios offers decent (comparatively low) prices but you should better check before you make any decision.

    Contact : KOTRONAKIS MANOLIS
    Address : CHANIA-OLD TOWN - CENTER

    85,Halidon str.
    Zipcode : 73133
    City : HANIA - CRETE
    Phone : +30 2821027040 - 27402
    Fax : +30 2821027403
    Email : attios@otenet.gr
    web page

    Entrance to Attios
    Related to:
    • Family Travel
    • Cruise
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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    A Country and City of War

    by Jmill42 Written Mar 7, 2004

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    Favorite thing: st cities of Crete, Hania was conquered in 69 BC by the Romans. It was under the control of the Byzantines in 961 AD, and it became a Venetian colony in 1252. Venice's influence can still been seen today, seen in the great wall surrounding the city. In 1646, the city fell to the Ottoman Empire. And in 1913, at the end of the Ottoman rule, Crete was ceded to Greece, with Hania being made the capital. During the second World War in 1941, Cretans put up a great resistance to the airborne-invading Nazis.

    The reason for the long history of war to control the city, lies in its strategic position in the Mediterranean. At the west end of Crete is in a great position for the trading industry.

    Part of the Remaining Islands Defenses

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    Koum Kapi Bay

    by etfromnc Updated Feb 22, 2009

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    Favorite thing: Beautiful, deep blue water. This is where you will find the "cool" people, both tourists and locals. The "really cool" people will tend to be sipping iced coffee, playing backgammon, and surreptitiously watching the common people. We common folk may play backgammon, although I cannot abide iced coffee in Chania nor elsewhere, or we may shop, eat at any of several restaurants or tavernas, or just walk along the edge of the usually very blue and even more beautiful rock promenade at the water's edge.

    Fondest memory: The visual depth of the blue water

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    View from my pension

    by jenn_d Updated Sep 7, 2002

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    Fondest memory: I remember arriving into town before sunrise. The town was still asleep and I felt as though I had the entire island to myself. After I found my pension I sat in the window overlooking the harbor and watched the sun come up and the daily ebb and flow of life begin.

    8 am

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    Old Town

    by hamouras Written Sep 1, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Having walks and a coffee at the Old Town

    Fondest memory: The Old Town of Chania doesn't cover a large area but is very beautiful. It is full of small alleys like the one in the photo. This is the street where I was staying.

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    Crete - the beautiful

    by Toshioohsako Written Dec 8, 2014

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    Fondest memory: The blue sea, beaches, mountains, villages and people - they are all beautiful. Our eyes speaks better than our words,

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