Prefecture of Chania Transportation

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Prefecture of Chania Transportation

  • how to go there

    Prefecture of Chania is located in western part of Crete, at the north side of Chania prefecture.By ferryThe ferry from Piraeus is the most common way to reach Chania. We took a ferry of Anek lines and after 9 hours (in summer there are some faster options with Hellenic Seaways) Olympic Champion reached Souda port in Chania (one way ticket in 2014...

  • how to move around

    CarObviously a car is the most handy way to explore the prefecture. We stayed in Chania and managed to do several day trips from there.Inside the town we tried to avoid driving though because it was hard to find parking space, let aside the numerous small one way streets that are confusing.There are some private parking lots in Chania but most of...

  • Motorbike Hire

    In 1984 we flew to Iraklion and hired a motorbike. We toured extensively, staying in different places every couple of days.We thought the motorbike was something like a 150cc. and wondered why it struggled over some of the mountain roads. There was a sticker over the engine capacity which gradually wore off as the holiday progressed. It turned out...

  • I'll Take The High Road And You Take The...

    Now then, which way shall we go?? It is not unusual to see a place signposted twice, in opposite directions. After all,we are in Greece!!Left or right?? Your guess is as good as mine.

  • You'll Get There In The End........

    In 1992 this was still a very typical method of transport for Greeks everywhere, usually with a dog in the back. We love seeing the old rotavator type vehicles, (reminds us of The Goods in The Good Life), not such a common sight nowadays. Tractors, pick-ups and even quad bikes are more the norm in these modern times.

  • Hire-Car

    Crete is such a huge island and distances are great. I know there is a reasonable bus service but it does not reach every far flung corner. If you have the finances, hire a car and do your own thing. Not everyone wants to be beholden to hot, crowded buses.There are SO many places to see and if you only have a short time it's far less time consuming...


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