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  • Prefecture Of Chania
    • Area (sq.km): 2.376
    • Population (2001): 149.163
    • Population Density(hab/sq.km): 63
    • Capital City: Chania
    • Number of Hotels: 369
    • Number of hotel Rooms: 21.282
  • State Tourism Offices
    • Name: Chania Information Office
    • Location: Chania
    • Address: Kriari 40 - Megaro Pantheon - 73100 Chania
    • Telephone: 28210 92943
    • Fax: 28210 92624
  • Tourism Police Stations
    • Name: Tourism Police Station
    • Location: Chania
    • Address: 60, Karaiskaki Street, P.O. Box 731 00 Chania
    • Telephone: 28210 71111, 28210 94477
  • Camping Sites
    • Hania, Agii Apostoli Chania Crete, Tel: 28210 31138
    • Kissamos, Kasteli Chania Crete, Tel: 28220 23444
    • Mithymna, Drapanias Kissamou Chania Crete, Tel: 28220 31444/5
    • Nopigia, Nopigia Chania Crete, Tel: 28220 31111
    • Paleochora, Paleochora Chania Crete, Tel: 28230 41120
  • Domestic Port Authorities
    • City: Chania
    • Category: Navigation Station
    • Tel: 28210 98888
    • VHF Channels: 12


    • City: Paleochora
    • Category: Port Authority Station
    • Tel: 28230 41214
    • VHF Channels: 12, 16


    • City: Sfakia
    • Harbour: Hora Sfakion
    • Category: Port Authority Station
    • Tel: 28250 91292
    • VHF Channels: 12,16


    • City: Kavonisi
    • Harbour: Kasteli Kissamou
    • Category: Port Authority Station
    • Tel: 28220 22024
    • VHF Channels: 12
  • National Parks
    • Name: Lefka Ori (Samaria gorge)
    • Location: Chania
  • Diving Centers
    • Name: Mouzakis Manolis
    • Location: Chania
    • Address: 114, Selinou Str
    • Telephone: 28210 97730
    • Diving Area: Chania Gulf
    • Diving Centre: 1
    • Diving School: 1


    • Name: Blue Adventures Diving
    • Location: Chania
    • Address: 6, Anapafseos Str
    • Telephone: 28210 33242, 28210 40608
    • Diving Area: Chania Gulf
    • Diving Centre: 1
    • Diving School: 1
  • Mountaineering Clubs
    • Name: Chania Alpine Club
    • Location: Chania
    • Address: 90, Statigou Tzanakaki Street, 731 00 Chania
    • Telephone: 28210 33199
    • Fax: 28210 54903


    • Name: Chania Skiers & Climbers Association
    • Location: Chania
    • Address: 10, M. Botsari Street, 731 35 Chania
    • Telephone: 28210 76520
  • Mountain Refuges
    • Name: Kallergis
    • Mountain: Lefka Ori (White Mountains)
    • Office: Chania Alpine Club
    • Address: Stratigou Tzanakaki 90731 00 Chania
    • Place: Kallergis (1.680 m)
    • Capacity: 50 persons
    • Heat: Wood-burning stove
    • Water Supply: Rain-water tank
    • Kitchen: Organized
    • Toilet: Indoor
    • Telephone: 28210 33199
    • Fax: 28210 54903
  • Water Parks
    • Name: Water Park Limnoupolis
    • Location: Varipetro
    • Description: Private. It stretches for 100,000 sqm. It is open from May to September. It offers pools, kamikaze slides, "Black Hole", "Crazy River", "Multi Slide", "Giant Slide", children slide, a bar, a restaurant, First Aid, WC, parking etc.
    • Address: In the area of Varypetro, 8Km from the city of Chania
    • Tel: 28210 332821, 28210 33246
    • Fax: 28210 33202
  • Canyon
    • Name: The Nimprou 's Canyon
    • Location: Georgioupoli
    • Description: Nimros Gorge. It stretches for about 6-7 km and is one of the narrowest and deepest gorges encountered in the region. In places, its walls stand 2 m apart and attain a depth of 300 m, while elsewhere they converge, thus, blocking the sky from view. Cypresses, holm-oaks and other trees abound in the area. The motor road leading to Chora Sfakion threads the gorge.


    • Name: The Small Canyon Anidri - Paniskari
    • Location: Paleohora
    • Description: The Small Gorge Of Anidri-Gianiskari extends along a 30-min route.


    • Name: The Canyon
    • Location: Anopoli
    • Description: A gorge lies between Anopolis and Aradena (The Anopolis-Aradena Gorge), ending at the Dialiskari beach (in total it measures 7 km long).
    • Information: Mountaineering Association of Chania, Tel: 2821044647.


    • Name: The Agia Eirini 's Canyon
    • Location: Fournes
    • Description: The lushly vegetated Agia Irini Gorge ends at the beach of Souyia (its extends along a 4-hour-route). From Agia Irini, the road leads in 12 km to Omalos.


    • Name: The Eleutherios Benizelos Canyon
    • Location: Theriso
    • Description: The Imposing Eleftherios Venizelos Gorge links the village to Chania. The road runs through this gorge that once served as the "headquarters" of Cretan revolutionaries.


    • Name: The Small Canyon
    • Location: Malaxa
    • Description: A Small Gorge reaching 400 m in depth lies in proximity to the village.


    • Name: The Topoliano Canyon
    • Location: Topolia
    • Description: Topoliano Gorge. Measuring 1.500 m in length, this gorge is characterized by vertical, precipitous slopes riddled with cavernous openings, one of which is the explored cave of Agia Sofia rising at 80 m to the right of the road that threads the gorge. The cave features rich displays of stalagmites and stalactites that have assumed through time spectacular shapes. The Agia Sofia Cave is a site of considerable archaeological interest, as well, for it has yielded potsherds that date to the Neolithic period.
  • Caves
    • Name: Nerospilia
    • Location: Agia Marina
    • Description: Nerospilias Cave located 1,5 km away from Chania features stalactites and stalagmites. The cave constituted a place of worship during the Middle Minoan period.


    • Name: Kourna
    • Location: Georgioupoli
    • Description: Kournas Cave occupies the site known as Keratides, south of Lake Kourna. Discovered in 1961, the cave is crammed with fine rock formations (stalactites, stalagmites, many columns).


    • Name: Xarakas
    • Location: Paleochora
    • Description: Zoures Caves and Charakas Cave are situated adjacent to the village of Azogyres. They were home to 99 holy fathers who had come from Egypt, Cyprus and Attalia via the island Gavdos in 1300, in order to lead an ascetic life. Here visitors can see the "Museum of Nature" dominated by a unique evergreen plane-tree.


    • Name: Xirospilias
    • Location: Fournes
    • Description: Chirospilios Cave, 2 km to the N.


    • Name: Sarakina
    • Location: Theriso
    • Description: Sarakina Cave, located 2 km to the N, has yielded ancient vases.


    • Name: Axlodolaki
    • Location: Malaxa
    • Description: Achlodolakki and Grai Spile Caves are found in proximity to the village of Malaxa.


    • Name: Arkoudia
    • Location: Akrotiri
    • Description: Arkoudiotissa or Arkoudia Cave is set in the same area with the Monastery. The exploration of the cave by archaeologist K. Davaras revealed that the cult of goddess Artemis was practiced here in antiquity.


    • Name: Daskalogianni
    • Location: Fragokastelo
    • Description: Daskalogianni Cave, situated on the coast, is accessible only by boat. Here operated the mint during the Revolution of 1770

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