Taxi Rethymno - Chania

Chania: a unique town on Crete

Always the first thing you hear about Chania - the Venetian Harbour, the old port, the narrow shopping streets and waterfront restaurants. Chania is also one of the two places you are most likely to see on arriving in Crete. It is beautiful - that is to say much of the Chania you will want to see is clustered close to the harbour - old buildings, museums, churches and crafts shops (some with genuinely interesting and sometimes local, products on offer).

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Easter in Crete

Easter in Crete

Greek Easter in Crete is celebrated with many local customs and traditions. Easter ('Paska') is the most important holiday in Greece, and in the Greek Orthodox Church. Greek Orthodox Easter usually falls one to five weeks after the western (Protestant, Catholic) Easter, while approximately once every four years it falls on the same date. In 2016 Greek Orthodox Easter falls on Sunday 1st May 2016 five weeks after western Easter which falls on 27th March 2016.

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