Akrotiri, Chania is a large peninsula north-east of the city of Chania, with sheltered beaches of exceptional beauty and historical and religious sights that you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit.
The natural beauty of Akrotiri will impress you, while you will find great historical and archaeological interest. Starting from Profitis Ilias, the panoramic view of Chania and the Lefka Ori will impress you, while it is worth a visit to the tomb of El. Venizelou, one of the most important political figures of modern Greece, especially early in the morning in summers when the coolness and pleasant quiet of the place gives a unique sense of calm and relaxation to visitors. The special architecture in the villages that you will find in Akrotiri, is due to the era of Venetian rule. Mouzouras, Korakies, Aroni and Sternes are some of the interesting villages you can visit, while Marathi has beaches of exceptional beauty!
In Akrotiri you will find many interesting walking routes, such as Avlaki gorge near Gouvernetou Monastery, Diplochachalo gorge that leads to Seitan Limani and Stefanos beach, caves with wonderful views and beaches that are difficult to reach but of incomparable unspoiled beauty. The monasteries in the area of Akrotiri have significant historical and architectural interest, while offering organic products from this blessed place..
We have distinguished the most beautiful destinations around Akrotiri peninsulafor you, in less than 15 kilometers from Chorafakia! Enjoy the sea, the sun and the beauties of Chania, and the exceptional Cretan recipes with Traditional tavern Irene!