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Palaiochora is governed administratively by the Municipality of Pelican, Prefecture of Chania, and located in the south-western part of the prefecture. The distance to Chania is about 70 kilometres. It is built on a peninsula between two beautiful bays where it is rained by the Lybian Sea and it is right to consider it the "Nymph of the Lybian Sea" and "Land of the sun".

The movement in the region is high in summertime, on one side from the excursionists choosing it as the harbour of departure to the Island of Gavdos, Sougia, Agia Roumeli, Loutro and Sfakia and return from the Samaria Gorge, on the other from the holiday-makers that select it as a place of their summer vacations.

Palaiochora has all the benefits the visitor needs as banks, doctors, supermarket, drugstores, police, post, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization, port authority, custom, cinema, bars, disco, and rented cars.


How you go to Palaiochora:

a) By boat from Hora Sfakion or Sougia to Palaiochora, and

b) By car from Chania to Palaiochora (70 kilometres south-western of Chania).



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