Venizelos Graves

One of the most beautiful places of the city of Chania! Just 5km away from the city center, you are going to witness amazing panoramic views of Chania.

Don’t miss the chance to gaze the colourful sunset stretching upon the city. Enjoy the tranquility of the landscape, which stretches from the bay of Chania, till the imposing mountains of Lefka Ori,

The location is also famous for historical reasons, as there are the graves of Eleftherios Venizelos, who was prime minister of the Cretan state and later of Greece, and his son’s Sofokles. There is also the church of Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elijah), which was built during 16th century by the Venetians and had a significant role during the revolution of Cretans against the Turkish conquest.

Explore the gardens of the property and find the hidden treasures, as the fallen statue of Liberty, a gift from USA to the minicipality of Chania, that fall down during a storm.