|Chania City Center
The forest of Agios Mathaios (Saint Mathew) is popular because of the panoramic view of Chania city, which will take your breath away. Don’t miss the chance to explore the area or relax and gaze at the breathtaking view of the sunset stretching upon Chania city.
The pine tree forest of Agios Mathaios is the biggest source of oxygen of Chania, making it an ideal choice for a refreshing walk or a bike ride under the shadow of the trees.
Just 4km away from Villa Koukounari you will find Chania city center, the No1 destination for summer holidays in Europe.
Have a walk at the Old Venetian Port and fall in love with the beauty of this town…
Picturesque narrow alleys, the imperious lighthouse that has been there for more than 5 centuries, colourful plazas flooded by the scent of flowers, historical churches and the Jewish synagogue, combine harmoniously with the modern lifestyle, the restaurants, the bars and all the different kinds of artistic and cultural activity, justify the timeless value of Chania.
The Old Town of Chania is a historical monument, composed by the buildings of the many conquerors who passed through the island of Crete. The Venetians built the great walls of the Old City and influenced the architecture, the Egyptians built the lighthouse, and the Turks built the Giali Jamisi, which is why every corner of this city is an amazing journey to the history of Crete.
Walk in the narrow alleys and meet the friendly locals!
Try the mouth-watering traditional delicacies in the small taverns by the sea!
Visit the unique beaches with the mesmerizing turquoise waters and the golden sand of Chania!