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Tourist Information

Paleohora is located on the southwest coast of Crete, in Chania prefecture, on a small peninsula between two picturesque bays and its surrounded by the Libyan Sea. Its called The bride of the Libyan sea and The land of the sun.

 

Its built on the ancient ruins of Kalamidi city. In 1278, Venetian Duke Marino Gradenico built Kastello Selino, which is the fortress today called Fortetza, on the top of the peninsula. The climate is dry and healthy with 90% sunlight and an average temperature of 31C in summer and 12C in winter. Beautiful beaches with green-blue crystal clear water stretch for 18 kilometres and are easily accessible either on foot or by car.

 
 

Paleochora

 

What to see

 

Everything you need to know about Paleochora and its history...

 

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Places worth visiting in Paleochora, such as museums, beaches, gorges, ancient cities, caves, etc...

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How to get here

 

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Paleochora map

 

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