BELMONDO HOTEL & SUITES
INFORMATION FOR YOUR DAILY TOURS
Our staff can provide you with detailed information on planning your sightseeing tour of Xania.They can provide you information on the operation timetables of museums, bus routes and ships, proposals for car rental and daily excursions with organized group or individually.
ATTRACTION-PLACES TO VISIT
Crete is the largest, the most popular of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean area. The capital and largest city of the island is Heraklion, which is the CAPITAL OF Crete including neighboring islands and islets. With a population of 620,000 inhabitants, about 160 km south of the Greek mainland and extending from west to east, bordering north by the Cretan and south of the Libyan Sea. Is considerede an important part of the economical and Greek cultural heritage. Though, Crete preserves its own cultural elements. In the years 3000 BC-1400 BC flourished on the island the Minoan civilization, one of Europe’s first civilisation, with main centres in Knossos, Cydonia and Phaistos.
In the western part of Crete is the prefecture of Hania with its gorges , caves, lakes and beaches ornaments. Important archaeological sites compose the scene that impresses every Greek and foreign visitor.
Chania is the capital of the county with many neighborhoods with picturesque …….. The modern city spread out around the old has good layout, open roads, beautiful squares and well-preserved neoclassical buildings.